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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 […]

Better Meat Co. Opens Giant Fermentation Plant To Produce ‘Rhiza’ Mycoprotein

4 Mins Read The Better Meat Co. has finished building its huge fermentation plant that will churn out “thousands of pounds” of its new superfood mycoprotein ingredient called Rhiza. The new facility will also serve as its R&D and corporate headquarters, as the B2B sustainable ingredients startup begins to offer its animal-free protein to food businesses developing alternative […]

21 Alt Protein Startups Set To Take The Stage At New Future Food-Tech Summit

9 Mins Read A new Alternative Proteins Summit hosted by Future Food-Tech is set to take place virtually on June 22-23 this year, showcasing some of the most innovative solutions to solve our unsustainable global food system. The organisers at Rethink Events have “scoured the globe” in search of the trailblazers across the plant-based, fermentation and cell-based sectors, […]

Alternative Protein Industry To Unite For ‘Crystal Ball’ Summit To Talk About ‘Future Of The Protein Aisle’ At New Future Food-Tech Summit

4 Mins Read Bringing together global food leaders and stakeholders, from ingredient suppliers to brands and investors, the upcoming Alternative Proteins Summit hosted by Future Food-Tech is set to “unpack the possibilities” of the industry. Set to take place virtually on June 22-23, conference producer Oliver Katz says the summit will deliver the “crucial conversations we need to […]

Bühler & Givaudan Open Plant-Based Protein Innovation Center In Singapore

3 Mins Read Bühler, the food processing solutions giant joined forces with Givaudan, the world’s largest flavour and fragrance manufacturer to open an Asia Pacific (APAC) plant-based protein innovation centre in Singapore that will be managed by experts from both firms to increase the production and simultaneous consumption of sustainable plant-based products on a global scale.   The protein innovation […]

India Has Potential To Become Sustainable Algal Protein Powerhouse, GFI Report Says

4 Mins Read India could become a major foundation for the global algal protein industry, a fast-growing sector in the sustainable protein supply chain, according to a new analysis. The report, released by the Good Food Institute India (GFI India), details the country’s unique opportunity to tap into its cohort of homegrown microalgae producers and optimal coastline environment […]

Smallfood: Canadian FoodTech Debuts Microalgae Protein For Alt Meat That Can Be Grown in 7 Days

3 Mins Read Canadian microbial ingredient company Smallfood is debuting a new strain of microalgae that produces a novel “perfect protein” that can be used to develop alternative meats. Smallfood’s microalgae can be grown in just seven days using the firm’s proprietary fermentation technology, a process that is far less resource and carbon-intensive compared to animal-based proteins.  Smallfood […]

No Alternative Proteins In French ‘Food Sovereignty’ Plan Despite E.U. Sustainable Food System Strategy

4 Mins Read French agriculture minister Julien Denormandie has outlined the country’s new “food sovereignty” plan as governments around the world look to bolster local food production to shield against future supply chain shocks brought on by the pandemic and climate change. Unlike other nations who have invested in alternative proteins, France plans to up its soybean and […]

Air Protein Bags US$32M In Series A To Commercialise Its Climate-Friendly Meat

3 Mins Read Air Protein has secured US$32 million in its latest Series A funding round, which will go towards continued product development towards commercial launch. The Californian food tech is among the few startups pioneering sustainable protein made from thin air, which investors are keen to back as one of the most promising solutions to climate change […]

Biospringer Debuts Yeast Protein For Plant-Based Cheese & Meat That Combats ‘Off-Notes & Off-Tastes’

3 Mins Read Biospringer, a biotech unit under French fermentation giant and the world’s biggest yeast producer Lesaffre, has announced the launch of its new yeast protein that has been specifically developed for plant-based cheese and meat alternatives. The product, called Springer Proteissimo 101, is described as a nutrition-rich, vegan and gluten-free ingredient that is versatile and able […]

GFI Named Top Charity 5th Year In A Row For Leading Sustainable Alt Protein Growth

3 Mins Read The Good Food Institute (GFI) has been named a Top Charity by the Animal Charity Evaluators (ACE) for the fifth consecutive year. The award evaluates the track record of success, impact and scope of nonprofit organisations, with the GFI specifically recognised for its research, policy advocacy and funding success in supporting the alternative protein industry.  […]

Dutch Fermentation Startup The Protein Brewery Secures US$26M Series A To Scale-Up Animal-Free Ingredients

3 Mins Read The Protein Brewery, a food tech harnessing microbial fermentation to develop alternative protein ingredients, has just closed a €22 million (US$26 million) Series A funding round. Founded this year, the startup has developed its flagship product Fermotein, a protein-rich versatile ingredient that can be used to make a range of animal-free alternative foods, which the […]

Bühler & Big Idea Ventures Partner To Champion Asia Plant-Based Protein Revolution

3 Mins Read Swiss food processing giant Bühler and sustainable protein venture capital fund Big Idea Ventures (BIV) has just announced a new partnership to accelerate plant-based startups’ journeys to deliver animal-free protein alternatives. Bühler will join as a global strategic investor in BIV’s New Protein Fund, and the collaboration will see startups in BIV’s portfolio benefit from […]

China To Dominate 3D Printed Meat Market Despite Covid-19 Crisis

3 Mins Read Speaking to FoodNavigator, alternative protein industry expert Olivia Fox Cabane says she believes that China will retain its massive potential to lead the Asia-Pacific market for 3D printed protein due to its cost and speed advantage. While 3D-printed meat has already been achieved by some food techs working on sustainable protein solutions, one of the […]

5 Hong Kong Startups That Are Changing The World (And Your Health!)

6 Mins Read It seems that every day a new crowd funding campaign goes live on IndieGoGo or a new co-working space opens its doors.Hong Kong’s startup scene has been growing rapidly and we couldn’t be happier to note that all of this creativity and problem-solving energy is being put to great use as local entrepreneurs tackle some […]