October 19, 2017

MycoTech Closes a $42M Series B

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 […]
October 19, 2017

Leonardo DiCaprio is getting into the vegan meat business

The CEO of Los Angeles-based Beyond Meat this week (Oct. 17) announced that DiCaprio had added the company to the list of groups that receive his […]
September 20, 2017

MycoTechnology plans to use US$35 million funding for mushroom protein plant

MycoTechnology, an American company that uses mushrooms to improve the taste of food and drinks, closed a US$35 million Series B round of financing with food […]
October 10, 2016

Tyson Foods, a Meat Leader, Invests in Protein Alternatives

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 […]
October 10, 2016

Tyson Foods Invests in Startup Beyond Meat

Tyson Foods Inc., the largest U.S. meat company by sales, on Monday said it took a 5% stake in Beyond Meat, a purveyor of plant-based burger […]
August 3, 2016

These ‘Bloody’ Veggie Burgers May Change Your Mind About Healthy Eating

It looks, smells, tastes and feels like a beef burger, but it’s made entirely of plant products. Last week’s sizzling launch of the meatless “Impossible Burger” […]
August 2, 2016

Farming on the moon and meat grown in a lab. Six thoughts on the future of food.

His own collection of restaurants, named The Kitchen and Next Door, aim to shake up food distribution by sourcing ingredients locally and providing fresh, natural food at sensible prices. His […]
July 16, 2016

Ethan Brown: The future of protein

Imagine using plants to make “meat”. One California-based company is doing just that. Ethan Brown is the founder and CEO of Beyond Meat. It produces a 100% […]
July 8, 2016

Ripple Foods Bags $30M Led by GV

Ripple Foods, a maker of dairy-free milk, has been served up $30 million in Series B funding led by GV. Emeryville, Calif.-based Ripple Foods, formed by […]