August 1, 2022

Brightseed partners with Kallyope to explore bioactives for gut-brain and weight management

AI-phytonutrient pioneers Brightseed have entered a strategic research collaboration to screen plant compounds with biotech company Kallyope to identify potential weight loss and glucose control therapeutics.
July 22, 2022

Company creating oil without need for land receives AAK investment

AAK has invested in a company working on technology designed to produce fats and oils without the need for arable land. Green-On, a food technology startup based in Gothenburg, Sweden, has a concept based on “power-to-food” technology, which bypasses traditional agricultural production to create raw materials directly from carbon dioxide, renewable energy and water.
July 14, 2022

NotCo Enters Canada’s Plant-Based Meat Market With Its Signature NotBurger

Chilean unicorn NotCo has made its meat alternative debut in Canada. The company’s NotBurger release was timed to coincide with National Burger Day on May 28. The launch comes after a successful rollout of the company’s NotMilk last year.
May 27, 2022

MISTA Invites Functional Mushroom Producer Sempera Organics as Newest Member, Adding Functional Fungi to Its Food Innovation Platform

Sempera Organics Looks to Transform the Future of Food Using Fungi, with Support from MISTA's Extensive Regenerative Ecosystem.
May 20, 2022

Motif unveils plant-based products for private labels

Motif FoodWorks unveiled three finished products for foodservice providers, distributors and retailers with private labels.
May 19, 2022

Chr. Hansen launches new VEGA Boost cultures for dairy-free cream cheese

To help producers meet consumer demands for plant-based products delivering on taste, nutrition, and sustainability, Chr. Hansen has developed a range of VEGA Boost cultures.
May 18, 2022

Brightseed raises $68 million in Series B funding

Brightseed, a biotechnology startup, has raised $68 million in Series B funding led by Temasek, with participation from new and existing investors.
November 12, 2021

Michroma takes fungal food colors platform to pilot scale to produce pH-stable, heat-stable natural red

Michroma – a startup building a production platform for natural food colors from fungi – has advanced to pilot-scale production of a heat-stable vibrant red colorant it claims can give synthetic dyes a serious run for their money when it comes to performance and sustainability.
October 5, 2021

Danone’s Denver-area lab ‘cracked the code’ for more dairy-like plant-based milks