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The Protein Brewery Completes Pilot Plant & Delivers First Samples Of Flagship Fermotein

3 Mins Read Food tech The Protein Brewery uses microbial fermentation to create alternative protein ingredients and has just completed the construction of its pilot plant in Breda, Netherlands and delivered its first food grade production samples of its protein-rich product Fermotein. Following its €22 million (US$26 million) Series A round in December last year, Dutch fermentation startup […]

Israeli Precision Fermentation Startup Imagindairy Is ‘Milking New Technology To Leave Cows Out’

4 Mins Read Imagindairy is the latest to join the animal-free dairy movement, tapping into precision fermentation technology to create “true milk proteins that are indistinguishable from the real thing”. Based out of Tel Aviv, the food tech says through “milking new technology”, it has recreated whey and casein without the cow, and these animal-free proteins can be […]

Perfect Day’s Brave Robot To Carbon Label Animal-Free Real Dairy Ice Creams

4 Mins Read Brave Robot, the animal-free ice cream brand made with Perfect Day’s precision fermentation real dairy proteins, will begin displaying its carbon footprint on its packaging. The company claims the move will make it the first dairy ice cream product in U.S. retail to publish its footprint, which according to a life-cycle assessment is 34% lower […]

Superbrewed: U.S. Startup Launches Animal-Free Dairy With Herbivore-Inspired Microbe Protein

4 Mins Read Delaware startup Superbrewed Food is gearing up to launch a line of animal-free dairy products made with its proprietary microbe-based protein, which was inspired by the gut microbiome of impressively strong herbivores like gorillas and elephants. Having just come out of stealth mode months ago, Superbrewed is planning to debut its nutritious dairy-free milk, cheese […]

Formo To Make ‘Best Of European Cheese’ With Animal-Free Dairy After Rebranding From Legendairy

4 Mins Read Legendairy Foods, the Berlin-based food tech using precision fermentation to develop animal-free dairy proteins, has announced its rebrand to Formo. The new name is designed as a consumer-facing brand as the biotech’s team continues to grow and accelerate its mission to bring real dairy cheeses with its fermentation-cultivated animal-free dairy proteins to cheese-lovers all over […]

Clara Foods Partners With Brewing Giant AB InBev To ‘Unlock’ Animal-Free Egg Protein At Scale

3 Mins Read Clara Foods, the San Francisco-based food tech fermenting animal-free proteins, has teamed up with ZX Ventures, the innovation arm of the world’s largest brewing company AB InBev. The new R&D partnership will be tasked to “unlock precision fermentation” and its potential to “brew” egg proteins without chickens on a large scale.  The new partnership with […]

Meati Foods Primes For Mycelium Jerky & Whole-Cut Meat Launch This Summer

3 Mins Read Meati Foods, the Colorado-based food tech creating mycelium-based meat alternatives, is gearing up to deliver its whole-cut animal-free meat samples and launch its first commercial product this summer. On the heels of its US$28 million round, the startup is powering its way to accelerate the fungi foods movement, leading the way with a number of […]

Leonardo DiCaprio & Other Leading Experts Join Perfect Day’s New Sustainability Council

4 Mins Read Perfect Day, the makers of animal-free real dairy proteins, has announced the formation of a new Sustainability & Health Advisory Council comprising a star-studded list of founding members including Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio and former UNICEF executive director Ann Veneman. The food tech also revealed the results of the independent life-cycle assessment conducted on its […]

Spanish Startup Libre Foods Wants To Be ‘World’s Leading Provider’ Of Whole-Cut Mycelium Steaks

4 Mins Read Libre Foods, one of the first European alternative protein food techs to tap fermentation technology, is on a mission to become the leading global provider of mycelium-based whole-cut meats. Currently, the startup is focused on developing a fungi-powered beef steak alternative, but plans on creating an entire range of whole-cut proteins using fermentation, from poultry […]

Stray Dog Capital Invests In Fermentation-Based Alt Protein Company Chunk Foods

3 Mins Read Impact venture capital firm Stray Dog Capital has invested in Chunk Foods, a plant-based food company that is using fermentation technologies to manufacture whole muscle meat-alternative products. U.S.-based Stray Dog Capital, a venture capital that focuses on investing in alternative protein, has backed Israel-based Chunk Foods in its seed funding round that also saw support […]

Clara Foods Launches World’s First Animal-Free Pepsin With Global Giant Ingredion

3 Mins Read Clara Foods, the San Francisco food tech developing animal-free proteins and chickenless eggs, has announced the launch of the world’s first 100% pig-free pepsin, an enzyme ingredient widely used in food and pharmaceutical products. It marks the startup’s first commercialised product, which will be distributed exclusively with global ingredient giant Ingredion.  Clara Foods is rolling […]

Chromologics: Startup Disrupts US$2B Food Colourant Market With Animal-Free Fermentation-Based Solution

3 Mins Read A spin-out venture from the Technical University of Denmark is set on disrupting food colourants, a US$2 billion global industry still reliant on animal-derived ingredients. Using fermentation technology, Chromologics is developing a platform of high-performing food colourants that are animal-free, sustainable and ethical.  Chromologics was born in 2017 and came out of research from the […]

Ice Age: Asia’s First Animal-Free Ice Cream Made With Perfect Day Dairy Proteins Launches In Hong Kong

4 Mins Read Partnering up with U.S. fermentation dairy food tech Perfect Day, Hong Kong’s Igloo Dessert Bar has launched Asia’s first-ever animal-free ice cream made with real dairy proteins, but without any cows. Forged alongside Li Ka-shing’s tech venture capital firm Horizon Ventures, the collaboration brand is dubbed Ice Age!, and will offer customers a line-up of […]

Clara Foods Secures US$8M Venture Loan To Bring Animal-Free Eggs To Market

3 Mins Read Clara Foods, the food tech that makes eggs without chickens, has recently received a US$8 million venture loan facility. The San Francisco startup says that the funds will be used to build its animal-free sustainable protein platform technology that enables the development of real molecularly identical eggs without the need for chickens.  The US$8 million […]

Fermentation Dairy Startup Perfect Day To Establish Singapore R&D Centre With A*STAR

3 Mins Read California-based alternative dairy startup Perfect Day will soon open its Singapore-based R&D centre this year, in partnership with the government-run Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR). Called the A*Star-Perfect Day Joint Lab, the facility will focus on further developing Perfect Day’s precision fermentation technology while the Singapore government seeks to double down its self-sufficiency […]

Better Dairy Secures US$2.1M Seed Funding For Its Animal-Free Fermentation Dairy

3 Mins Read Better Dairy, a London-based startup using fermentation technology to produce molecularly identical dairy proteins, has raised £1.6 million (US$2.17 million) in funding. The firm says that the capital will be used to fuel its research and development, with the goal to bring its first products to market by early 2022.  The British startup’s US$2.17 million […]

Change Foods Welcomes Irina Gerry: Why This Danone Senior Brand Manager Chose To Become CMO Of An Alt Dairy Startup

5 Mins Read Formerly Senior Brand Manager for plant-based brands at Danone and the the force behind major recent launches at Silk and So Delicious, Irina Gerry has recently joined the management team at U.S.-Australian food tech Change Foods, which uses microbial precision fermentation technology to develop animal-free dairy alternatives. The young startup recently closed an oversubscribed US$875,000 […]

To Feed 10 Billion Sustainably By 2050, Fermentation Sector Must Play A ‘Critical Role’

3 Mins Read In a recent virtual symposium held by the Good Food Institute (GFI), alternative protein experts and food industry players spotlighted fermentation as a crucial segment that will produce much-needed sustainable food solutions. Still in its infancy, the fermentation industry is now undergoing rapid development and harnessing technology that can be applied to multiple food categories […]