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CEO of Meat Giant Cargill Speaks Out on the "Cannibalization" of Protein by Plant-Based

CEO of Meat Giant Cargill Speaks Out on the "Cannibalization" of Protein by Plant-Based
David MacLenna, CEO of global agribusiness corporation Cargill Inc, has spoken at the National Grain and Feed Association, warning delegates that the rise of plant-based will continue to reduce consumer demand for animal meat and that plant-based will "cannibalize" US and global meat demand. "Our analysis is that in ... three to four years plant-based will be perhaps 10% of …

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TurtleTree Labs Prepares to Commercialise its First Human Cell-Based Milk Product

Singapore/ US based TurtleTree ready to commercialize Human Lactoferrin as first major product
Singapore's cell-based milk pioneers TurtleTree Labs has announced it is preparing to commercially launch its first product - lactoferrin - a protein usually derived from cow's milk which the team has optimised for humans from the blueprint of human breast milk and is making it available to all. "We have seen tremendous interest from global partners in our portfolio of …

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LIVEKINDLY Collective Expands Its Brand Portfolio with the Acquisition of Iconic The Dutch Weed Burger

The Dutch Weedburger seaweed burger
On World Oceans Day, the Two Companies Join Forces to Bring Benefits of Another Plant-Based Protein to People Worldwide AMSTERDAM & NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--LIVEKINDLY Collective, a collection of heritage and scale-up brands on track to become one of the world’s largest plant-based food companies, today announced an agreement to acquire The Dutch Weed Burger, an Amsterdam-based, iconic brand that uses …

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UK Vegan Kebab Chain Döner Summer Continues Growth, Set to Open Fifth Location

Doner Summer
Döner Summer, a vegan kebab and street food chain based in the north of England, has revealed it will soon be opening a new location. Hints posted on social media have led fans to speculate that it will be in Sheffield. The popular street food outlet said it had just signed a lease on the new store, which will be …

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SIMULATE Announces $50M Series B and Receives Valuation Of Over $250M

SIMULATE Announces $50M Series B and Receives Valuation Of Over $250M
New York's SIMULATE, which started life under the name of its first product NUGGS in 2019, today announces $50 million in Series B funding, making a total raise of $60 million, in a round which valued the company at more than $250 million. This news comes a day after the company announced its debut on the Canadian market. On a …

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Daubenthaler & Cie Launches New Vegan Stock Index

Daubenthaler & Cie Launches New Vegan Stock Index
German asset management company Daubenthaler & Cie has created the BeneFaktorIndex® VEGAN, a stock index featuring only companies that offer exclusively vegan products.

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The Protein Brewery - “Masters in Brewing Proteins” - Completes Pilot Plant

Protein Brewery lab
The Protein Brewery (TBB), a Dutch producer of sustainable, fermented proteins, announces it has built a pilot plant for vegetable protein, equipped with a complete industrial line, at its site in Breda in the Netherlands. "With the US approval process for Fermotein™ as a food ingredient on its way, we are ready to further explore our first market" Last November, …

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Dolly the Sheep’s Lasting Legacy as UK Cell-Cultured Meat Leader Roslin Technologies Appoints New CEO

Dolly the Sheep
Scottish biotech firm Roslin Technologies is set to become a major player in UK cell-cultured meat with the appointment of Ernst van Orsouw as its new chief executive. Working closely with the Roslin Institute - home of Dolly the world-famous cloned sheep - Roslin Technologies will begin a commercialization drive for its animal stem cell platform for cell-cultured meat production. …

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Blue Horizon Corporation Appoints Marc Duckeck as Head of Communications

Blue Horizon Corporation Appoints Marc Duckeck as Head of Communications
Blue Horizon announces this week the onboarding of Marc Duckeck as Head of Communications, as the corporation continues to expand its team to expedite investments in new food technologies that accelerate the world’s transition away from animals in food to a more sustainable food system. “I’m thrilled to join Blue Horizon because of one main reason: the impact we will …

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Singapore’s Float Foods in Oversubscribed Seed Round for its Whole Egg Alternative

Float Foods OnlyEg
Float Foods, the Singaporean food tech startup known for its innovative plant-based egg substitute OnlyEg, has announced funding of SGD $2.2 million (approx USD $1.66 million) in an oversubscribed seed funding round. The capital raise will boost R&D and accelerate the commercialization of its flagship product. Looking to commercialize OnlyEg in a proprietary line of plant-based whole egg technologies, the …

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