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Alt Protein Sector Heats Up In The Gulf As Arab Consumers Embrace Plant-Based

6 Mins Read Alternative protein is taking off all over the world, with consumer demand reaching all-time highs and investor enthusiasm in the food tech space greater than ever before. The Arabian Gulf region is no exception to this trend, where the ecosystem is heating up big-time, with young startups racing to develop novel sustainable proteins, venture capitalists […]

Israel Startup ChickP Starts Commercial Production Of Its Plant-Based Protein Isolate Ahead Of U.S. Expansion

4 Mins Read ChickP, the Israeli food tech behind the world’s first 90% chickpea protein isolate made with its patented technology, has announced that it has begun full-scale commercial production of its novel protein. It comes ahead of its planned expansion to the U.S., where it has forged a partnership agreement with Illinois-based food ingredient firm Socius Ingredients.  […]

California’s New Age Meats Announces US$2M Seed Extension For Hybrid Cultivated & Plant-Based Meat

3 Mins Read California-based New Age Meats (NAM) recently raised US$2 million in a seed extension round to scale the production of the brand’s hybrid cultivated and plant-based meat. Located in Berkley, California, the cell-based startup, New Age Meats (NAM) secured US$2 million in a round that saw participation from Litani Ventures’ Peter Rahal, ff VC, SOSV, and […]

AI-Powered Chilean Startup The Live Green Co Launches Plant-Based Ice Cream With 90-Day R&D

3 Mins Read Chilean food tech The Live Green Co has expanded its plant-based portfolio, adding vegan-friendly clean-label ice creams to its line-up. The new plant-based ice creams have been developed using the firm’s AI-powered technology, which dramatically shortened the R&D process to just 90 days.  Two-year-old Chilean startup The Live Green Co has added dairy-free ice creams […]

Diverse Crop Indian Plant-Based Protein Startup Proeon Lands Spot On Global Food Tech Accelerator

4 Mins Read Proeon, an Indian startup focused on plant-based protein ingredients, has been selected to join Scrum Ventures’ sustainable food global accelerator program. As part of the Food Tech Studio – Bites! program, Proeon will be connected with food industry leaders in the U.S. and Japan, including big players like Nissin, Nichirei and Ito En, which the startup […]

Russian Nonprofit To Launch Country’s First Animal-Free Food Tech Accelerator With ProVeg

3 Mins Read The newly-established nonprofit Association of Alternative Food Producers (AAFPP) has teamed up with ProVeg Incubator to launch Russia’s first-ever food tech accelerator. The partnership will see the two organisations work together to support startups developing sustainable alternatives to animal-based foods using plant-based, cell-based and other related technologies such as 3D bioprinting.  Russia will soon see […]

Plant-Based Seafood Startup Novish Nets Investment From Fast Food Group

3 Mins Read Plant-based seafood startup Novish has secured funding from QSR Platform SCA (QSRP), a major fast food platform that lists the Burger King franchise in four European markets and French tacos chain O’Tacos among its brands. The strategic investment will accelerate the roll-out of Novish’s line of plant-based fish products across QSRP subsidiaries NORDSEE, a European […]

Growthwell-Backed ChickP To Patents Its Plant-Based Protein Isolate In Singapore

3 Mins Read ChickP, the company behind the world’s first 90% chickpea protein isolate, has successfully patented its technology in Israel. The Israeli food tech will now be applying for a patent in Singapore, where its investor Growthwell Group is based, and is gearing for its commercial scale-up in the city-state to meet the growing demand for plant-based […]

Backed By Ex-Nestlé Directors, Spain’s Plant-Based Pink Albatross Set To Disrupt The Ice Cream Market

4 Mins Read Based in Madrid, Pink Albatross is the first plant-based ice cream brand in Spain offering clean-labelled dairy-free ice creams suitable for vegans and gluten-free folk. Already in regional supermarkets in online delivery platforms like Deliveroo and UberEats, Pink Albatross has now reformulated its recipe to deliver unexpected flavours and a new level of creaminess that […]

Moolec Science: World’s First Hybrid Plant & Cell-Based Alt Protein Startup Pioneers Molecular Farming

3 Mins Read While there has been increasing talk about “hybrid” alternative proteins that harness both plant-based and cell-based technologies, there hasn’t yet been a startup that is dedicated to this emerging space – until now. Launched just this month, Moolec Science is using molecular farming to pioneer a new hybrid concept between the two pillars of plant-based […]

Billion Dollar Opportunity: Smart Protein Summit Highlights India’s Growing Alt Protein Industry

6 Mins Read The Good Food Institute India (GFI India), a nonprofit organisation supporting India’s burgeoning alternative protein ecosystem, recently hosted its Smart Protein Summit to great fanfare. Several key announcements were made during the course of the packed five-day virtual summit, including a dedicated investment and advisory platform for Asian food techs, the launch of an India-focused […]