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    Frozen coffee startup Cometeer raises $35M in latest funding round

    The company, which uses liquid nitrogen to freeze coffee and touts its recyclable packaging, has received $100 million in total funding thus far.

    By Oct. 20, 2021
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    Olam partners with Agri-Neo to develop organically pasteurized dried onions

    The food safety tech company uses a naturally derived solution to eliminate pathogens on the ingredient while maintaining its taste, color and aroma.

    By Oct. 14, 2021
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    How Danone deconstructed milk to create a more realistic plant-based option

    Executives at the France-based company are optimistic the taste and texture of Silk Nextmilk and So Delicious Wondermilk will convince dairy lovers hesitant to make the switch.

    By Oct. 7, 2021
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    Hormel partners with The Better Meat Co. to develop meat analog products

    The agreement is the first between a legacy food company and a startup that makes substitutes by fermentation. 

    By Oct. 6, 2021
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    Clara Foods becomes The Every Company and launches animal-free egg white protein

    ClearEgg, an odorless, tasteless and soluble substance that is naturally found in small quantities, is now available to amp up the nutrition in beverages and other products.

    By Oct. 5, 2021
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    Speeding up serendipity: How Kingdom Supercultures will use $25M to create better foods through fermentation

    The company is transforming microorganisms into cultures that can change the taste of food, lower the alcohol content of beverages and boost the appeal of plant-based protein. 

    By Oct. 5, 2021
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    75% of cell-based meat companies prefer the term 'cultivated' for their products

    The Good Food Institute polled 44 leaders in the space last month, finding the results matched up with a 2019 consumer study the advocacy group had done.  

    By Oct. 1, 2021
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    Perfect Day raises $350M and announces animal-free cream cheese

    The proceeds from the round, tied for the largest single fundraising in the alternative protein space this year, will go toward science, innovation, product development and helping other startups scale.

    By Sept. 30, 2021
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    PepsiCo launches compostable bag for Off The Eaten Path brand

    The packaging, available this month at Whole Foods Market and other retailers, is primarily made from nonfood, plant-based sources.

    By Sept. 24, 2021
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    How crop breeders use technology to improve the yellow pea

    Benson Hill and Equinom are racing to make the red-hot ingredient less bitter, higher in protein and easier to harvest and process.

    By Sept. 23, 2021
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    Tofurky partners with Triton Algae to bring its ingredients to plant-based meat

    This is the first high-profile product announcement in the sector to include the one-celled organism's protein. These new items will hit stores in first-quarter 2022. 

    By Sept. 23, 2021
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    How Aqua Cultured Foods plans to own the whole cut seafood analog space

    The startup uses a combination of fermentation techniques to make products that have a look, texture and nutritional profile similar to those from animals.

    By Sept. 21, 2021
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    Technology is revolutionizing food, but how can it be explained to consumers?

    Companies are making real dairy, meat and eggs without animals and using fermentation to produce new analogs, but the challenge is describing it in a way that sounds appetizing — and not like science fiction.

    By Sept. 20, 2021
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    DouxMatok partners with Hi-Food on sweetener solutions

    The use of a bulking syrup could allow for wider use of DouxMatok's Incredo Sugar in products like cakes and bars.

    By Sept. 16, 2021
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    Roquette invests $13M in plant protein R&D center

    The ingredients company, which has been a leader in pea protein, aims to develop next-generation products at the new facility in France.

    By Sept. 16, 2021
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    Alternative seafood has vast growth potential, report says

    The Good Food Institute study showed sales of plant-based and fermented products in the category increased 23% in 2020.

    By Sept. 15, 2021
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    Mondelēz tests new snack bar made using mechanical pressure and ultrasound energy

    The CPG giant's Dirt Kitchen brand is using technology developed by Israel-based Torr FoodTech to create a product that has a unique multi-texture and maintains the nutritional value of the ingredients.

    By Sept. 14, 2021
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    Meatable and DSM partner to lower cell-based meat costs

    The cultured meat maker will work with the ingredients and biotech company to develop a less expensive growth medium for cultivated pork and beef, and improve their taste and texture.

    By Sept. 14, 2021
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    DSM acquires dairy flavoring maker First Choice Ingredients for $453M

    The manufacturer uses fermentation and enzymatic modification to create hundreds of clean-label ingredients for both traditional and plant-based applications.

    By Jessi Devenyns • Sept. 9, 2021
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    Equinom provides improved pea protein to Meatless Farm

    The custom ingredient, developed from years of breeding, has 50% more protein than competitors and will be available to select manufacturers later this year.

    By Sept. 9, 2021
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    Impossible Chicken Nuggets launch in restaurants

    The plant-based powerhouse's latest offering is on a handful of menus now and will be at more than 10,000 grocery stores by the end of the year, the company says.

    By Sept. 7, 2021
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    USDA extends comment period for cell-based meat labeling

    After several requests, the agency said it will be accepting responses on the issue until Dec. 2.

    By Updated Nov. 17, 2021
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    Givaudan make strides in fermented ingredients by partnering with other companies

    A natural component developed with Manus Bio will be available in 2021, and an agreement with Ginkgo Bioworks will help the Swiss flavor and fragrances giant recreate rare natural substances.

    By Sept. 2, 2021
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    Cacao-free chocolate? Voyage Foods aims to make it a reality

    The food tech company is emerging from stealth to bring its reverse-engineered candy, coffee and peanut butter to consumers looking for more sustainable and accessible options.

    By Sept. 2, 2021
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    Nestlé opens its largest R+D Accelerator, dedicated to cross-category innovation

    This is the latest in a series of R&D facilities that the world's largest food company has opened to help startups, students and its own employees bring products to market quickly.

    By Jessi Devenyns • Sept. 1, 2021