Month: August 2020

4 startups using mushrooms for innovative foodtech solutions

Amid the COVD19 pandemic, which has exposed a more vulnerable side to the global meat supply chain, startups are looking to new sustainable proteins that will help us rebuild a more resilient food supply. Apart from plant-based proteins, a number of companies are also harnessing mushroom fermentation to develop more sustainable food solutions, and throughout …

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The investor’s perspective on cell AG & the challenge with European consumers with Atlantic Food Labs, Big Idea Ventures & NX-Food

This article is based on an episode of the Red to Green podcast on food tech for sustainability and health. The first season is covering cell-based meat, dairy and seafood. Listen to this and past episodes on Spotify, iTunes and other platforms. This episode features 3 interview guests and will give you an overview of …

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The collagen boom: the breakout star of the supplement market

It seems like everyone is talking about collagen. The product has finally broken out of its niche category as consumers realize its multifunctional and nutritious value, offering added-health benefits such as improving skin health and relieving joint pain. Collagen is the most abundant protein in your body and a major component of connective tissues that …

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Alternative protein startups: current opportunities and challenges

Last Wednesday our partners Eatable Adventures were invited to a webinar organized by Proveg International to explore how young entrepreneurs in the plant-based and cultivated protein sphere are doing in the light of COVID-19. José Luis Cabañero, CEO at Eatable Adventures had the pleasure to participate in this webinar alongside two other experts in the …

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5 global startups transforming our food system with cultured meat

Cultured proteins have the potential to transform our food system as we know it and we have discovered 5 leading startups that are powering this new protein revolution.  As COVID uncovered a fragile food system, alternative proteins have proved themselves to be vital when enhancing food security and building a stronger supply chain. Cultured products …

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4 startups “cracking” the formula for the perfect egg substitute

As Impossible and Beyond burgers lead the plant-based meat space, other startups have set their sights on the next big thing in alt foods: egg alternatives. Fueled by a similar combination of motivations as faux meat, including animal cruelty and climate change, there are a number of startups attempting to “crack” the egg alternative game …

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Keep calm & carry on investing: What are VCs looking for from food startups post-covid?

The covid pandemic has accelerated foodtech trends that were already on the rise before lockdown, so how can food startup founders and entrepreneurs best capitalize on these new trends to attract investor interest and funding opportunities? And in a growing market of disruptive startups, how can VC´s back the right investment? Although some entrepreneurs may …

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