Perfect Day, a startup creating real dairy milk proteins casein and whey using fermentation technology, is expanding to Berkeley, California. Perfect Day is intent on creating the greatest positive impact on the global food supply and has the potential to severely disrupt the animal dairy market.
Since its launch in 2014, the company has secured a total of $361.5M, according to Crunchbase. The new production facility and office space will allow the company to continue nurturing business growth; continue to solidify new partners; increase production capacity and extend its product portfolio, according to a spokesperson for Perfect Day, as reported in The Daily Californian.with its partner Smitten Ice Cream, Perfect Day launched its first commercial product made with its flora-derived protein. animal-free, lactose-free, vegan ice cream, available across the USA. The second consumer product using Perfect Day’s flora-made dairy protein through ice cream brand Brave Robot, the first product launched in the United States from The Urgent Company, an animal-free consumer packaged goods company,
Perfect Day operates in a business-to-business format and is currently in discussion with a range of food manufacturers and brands to supply the market with a range of animal-free dairy products.
Perfect Day’s website explains: “We’re excited to work with flora to convert the world’s abundant carbohydrates into high-quality protein, no matter the geography or the climate. To that end, we’re building partnerships with governments and nonprofits across the planet who view Perfect Day’s approach as a means to provide environmentally sustainable and affordable protein to undernourished populations — and to regions where dairy farming is impossible today.”