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FoodTech Plant-based Foods

Plant-based fat matrix boosts baked goods sensory experience

FoodTech start-up Gavan Technologies, Ltd. leverages its no-waste protein extraction platform to deliver FaTRIX™, a leading-edge alternative fat solution. FaTRIX offers a series of high-performance, protein-based fat substitutes that serve as excellent alternatives to butter and other commonly used fats in a variety of bakery products. The patented, plant-based fat-protein matrix is designed to replicate […]

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FoodTech Natural Ingredients

Chewing Gum May Be a Sweet Victory for Weight Loss

FoodTech start-up Sweet Victory, Ltd.’s botanical chewing gum designed to curb sugar-cravings demonstrates the potential to support weight loss. The results of a consumer study revealed that more than 80% of the participants reported that they had cut down on their intake of sweets, and that it helped result in measurable weight loss in 9 […]

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AgTech Fund Raise Imagery

Sucafina and ProfilePrint announce co-investment in Csmart

Sucafina – a leading sustainable Farm to Roaster, Swiss-based coffee company – and ProfilePrint – a Singapore-based AI-driven predictive and prescriptive food ingredient profiler – have announced a co-investment in Csmart, a Brazil-based developer of AI-powered image recognition technologies for green coffee grading. “We feel confident that Csmart’s proven image recognition technology will bring shared […]

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FoodTech Plant-based Foods Protein

ICL and Protera Biosciences develop plant-based solutions using AI

ICL (NYSE: ICL) (TASE: ICL), a leading global specialty minerals company, today announced ICL Food Specialties has joined forces with Protera Biosciences, an AI-driven foodTech start-up and designer of novel proteins, which are used to develop sustainable, highly functional protein-based ingredients for food manufacturers. The partnership follows ICL’s 2021 investment in Protera via ICL Planet […]

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FoodTech Minimally Processed Natural Ingredients

New York start-up unveils plant-based meal replacements

Foodtech start-up Levana Nourishments™ has created a next-generation clean-label nutritional shake that acts as a complete meal replacement. The 100% natural formula combines a short list of gently dehydrated, finely ground plant-based whole foods to deliver a balanced, nutritionally dense, and highly palatable meal replacement. The line of full-meal shakes suits people with special dietary […]

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AgTech BioTech Sustainability

Trendlines invests in Celleste Bio to make our chocolate supply sustainable

The Trendlines Group Ltd. (“Trendlines”) (SGX: 42T; OTCQX: TRNLY), announced the establishment of Celleste Bio (“Celleste”), a new company focused on producing high value cocoa ingredients using cell culture methods, eliminating the dependence on cultivation of cocoa trees. Celleste’s technology will ensure that cocoa yield supply is invariable, not dependent on climate conditions, close to […]

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Food Loss/Waste Natural Ingredients Sustainability

ANINA transforms ugly veg into artistic ready meal

FoodTech start-up ANINA Culinary Art, Ltd. is reshaping the future of ready meals by merging art with technology through a culinary experience of meals from upcycled vegetables. Each whole “meal-in-a-pod” is all-natural, loaded with nutrients, and made from so-called “ugly” vegetables. ANINA in a Nutshell The ANINA pod is a complete meal made from vegetables […]

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AgTech Fund Raise Traceability

ProfilePrint closes Series A1 with Cargill, bringing five of the world’s largest food ingredient corporations together as investors

Singapore’s ProfilePrint, a pioneering solutions provider to grade food ingredients using A.I. technology, has added U.S.-based Cargill (one of the world’s leading global food suppliers), to its panel of strategic shareholders through its Series A1 funding round. To date, the other strategic shareholders are Louis Dreyfus Company (Netherland-headquartered world leading merchant and processor of agricultural […]

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Plant-based Foods Vegan

Five top London restaurants now offering Redefine Meat’s Flank Steak made from plants

New-Meat™ pioneer Redefine Meat has announced that five top restaurants in London, including German Gymnasium, Chotto Matte (Soho & Marylebone), Gillray’s Steakhouse & Bar and Mr. White’s, have added Redefine Flank Steak to their menus to expand the selection of premium, sustainable dishes that will satisfy the most demanding meat-lovers. With a level of quality […]

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FoodTech Plant-based Foods Protein

Gavan develops zero-waste plant protein extraction 

Gavan Technologies, Ltd., has developed a novel, waste-free protein extraction method that completes the sustainability loop through the sustainability practice of upcycling. The foodtech start-up supports the circular economy by positioning total plant extraction at the core of its operations. “Our new, multistep technological platform enables us to take any plant source, isolate and extricate […]