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This Israeli Startup Says Its Mycelium Ingredient Makes Vegan Meat Tastier and Healthier

3 Mins Read Mush Foods, an Israeli food tech developing mycelium, believes its flagship ingredient could be the answer to upgrading existing alternative proteins. Based in Tel Aviv, the startup uses fermentation and AI to efficiently produce its fungi-based ingredient, which it says could make everything from plant-based dairy to vegan steak tastier, healthier and more sustainable.  Mush […]

Novozymes Believes Mycoprotein Is The Future of Sustainable Food and Is Now Asking For Partners To Join Its Journey

3 Mins Read Can Mycoprotein Save Our Food System? Novozymes Is Betting On It.  Novozymes, the largest enzyme and microbial technology provider based in Denmark, believes that mycoprotein could help shape the future of sustainable food. Now, it’s issuing an Innovation Call to invite startups, researchers, corporations and NGOs to join its journey to co-develop new ways to […]

Oslo Startup Secures Funds For Fungi Food and Materials Solutions

3 Mins Read NoMy has announced the closing of a seed funding round to accelerate its fungi-powered sustainable solutions. Based in Oslo, the Norwegian startup uses fungal mycelium to develop alternatives for everything from food to materials, such as alternative meat and bioplastics.  NoMy has raised an undisclosed amount of capital in its seed funding round, which attracted […]

5 Ways Fungi Could Change The World, From Cleaning Water to Breaking Down Plastics

5 Mins Read By: Mitchell P. Jones Fungi — a scientific goldmine? Well, that’s what a review published today in the journal Trends in Biotechnology indicates. You may think mushrooms are a long chalk from the caped crusaders of sustainability. But think again. Many of us have heard of fungi’s role in creating more sustainable leather substitutes. Amadou vegan leather crafted from […]

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 […]

Hermès X MycoWorks: Duo Unveils Mushroom Leather Travel Bag Created From ‘Fine Mycelium’

4 Mins Read High-end French fashion brand Hermès recently joined forces with Californian mycelium-based material startup MycoWorks to unveil a mushroom-based ‘leather’ travel bag made from fine mycelium. The recent collaboration saw the very first bag created with fine mycelium, a patented technology from the alt material upstart. Mycelium is the fine network of threads that form the vegetative part of […]

MycoTechnology Raises US$39M Series D From Big Food To Grow Plant-Based Functional Ingredient Platform

3 Mins Read Colorado-based food tech MycoTechnology has just raised US$39 million in a Series D funding round, which it plans to use to enlarge its existing platform of functional plant-based ingredients. The investment round attracted big names including plant-based group Greenleaf Foods, Tyson Ventures and Kellogg-owned Eighteen94 Capital. MycoTechnology company specialises in food-processing solutions made using fungi […]