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GFI to Fund Projects Transforming Brazilian Plants Into Alt-Protein Ingredients

GFI to Fund Projects Transforming Brazilian Plants Into Alt-Protein Ingredients
The Good Food Institute (GFI) Brazil has launched a program called the Biomas Project, which will provide funding to projects aiming to make alt-protein products from native Brazilian plants.

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Has Peperami Misread the Market? Vegerami Hits Shelves in UK

Peperami
Peperami, the UK meat snack owned by US beef jerky producer Jack Link’s, has entered into the meat-free category following the launch of its Vegerami range. The snacks are aimed at the vegetarian and flexitarian market as the new meat-free snacks contain egg, rendering them unsuitable for a vegan diet.  “At 90% penetration, we are a nation of meat eaters"  …

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AquaCultured Foods is Making Waves as it Unveils “World’s First” Whole Muscle Seafood from Fermentation

Aqua Cultured Foods
As fermentation continues to emerge as the third pillar in the alt protein sphere, one Chicago-based startup has created what it claims to be the first whole muscle seafood alternative through microbial fermentation. AquaCultured Foods has developed novel tech which allows the creation of fungi-based alternative seafood options, from calamari and shrimp to whitefish and tuna. “As the first to …

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AHAVA: Sustainable Vegan Beauty Products With Minerals From The Dead Sea

AHAVA
Founded in 1988, Israeli beauty brand AHAVA has always been vegan. It was inspired by scientists, who studied the Dead Sea region to determine how its plants and minerals could benefit the skin.

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ENOUGH Raises €42M to "Transform Protein Production" With Mycoprotein

ABUNDA by ENOUGH
Scottish food-tech startup ENOUGH has raised €42 million in its Series B funding round. The company ferments fungi to produce a highly sustainable meat alternative called ABUNDA®.

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Bio Meat Foodtech and Rilbite Pen New Deal at Israel’s Foodtech Vanguard 

Rilbite Burger
Israeli alt protein companies Bio Meat Foodtech and Rilbite have signed a non-committal memorandum of understanding (MOU) as Israel continues to be a greenhouse of foodtech innovation and investment.  Established in November 2020 for the purpose of investing in and holding foodtech research and development projects, Bio Meat Foodtech went public with an IPO this year and is traded on …

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Alpha Foods Launches First Ad Campaign to Bolster Marketing Blitz

Chikn Burrito Alpha Foods
Relatable Campaign Puts Alpha’s Stake in the Ground as the Plant-Based Brand for Everyone LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#AlphaFoods--Alpha Foods (Alpha), a leader in the growing plant-based protein category, has launched “If A Plant Can Be Meat,” a cheeky new advertising and brand marketing campaign that highlights how small decisions to choose plant-based meals can make a positive impact on our everyday …

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Own a Piece of the e.l.f. Cosmetics Legacy, with its First-Ever #CryptoCosmetics Collection

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e.l.f. Cosmetics Enters Crypto with the Limited Edition, Dipped in Digital Gold NFT Collection OAKLAND, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--When the beauty verse and crypto world collide! e.l.f. Cosmetics is pushing new frontiers and disrupting the digital space with the launch of #CryptoCosmetics. Three of e.l.f.’s beloved “holy grail” products — Poreless Putty Primer, 16HR Camo Concealer and Ride or Die Lip Balm—are …

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