Topic: Protein

MycoTech Closes a $42M Series B

October 19, 2017 | Written by
Category: Food-Tech, News, Protein, Start-Ups, Venture Capital

Last month, MycoTechnology announced they had closed $35M in financing with some of the top food investors from around the world. The over-subscribe round caught the attention of Ajinomoto Co., Inc. and Continental Grain Company which closed out the round. They also received additional investment from Series A/B Investors S2G Ventures, Middleland Capital, and Health For Life Capital.

“These additional investors provide the strategic expertise to help us execute our vision of feeding an exponentially growing population with a sustainable protein source,” said Alan Hahn, CEO and Co-Founder of MycoTechnology.

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Tyson Foods, a Meat Leader, Invests in Protein Alternatives

October 10, 2016 | Written by
Category: Food-Tech, News, Protein, Venture Capital

Tyson Foods appears to be the first big meat company to invest in a business that, among other things, aims to reduce consumption of chicken, beef and pork by replacing it with plant proteins.

Tyson, the country’s largest meat processor, announced last week that it was investing an undisclosed amount for a 5 percent stake in Beyond Meat, a company based in El Segundo, Calif., that makes “meats” from protein sources like soy and peas.
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