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Mush Foods Announces US Launch of Mycelium Mixes for Restaurants to Create Sustainable Meat Blends

Tel Aviv-based Mush Foods recently announced the US launch of 50Cut, a range of mycelium blends as a meat replacement for restaurants, with a focus on creating blended and hybrid products to reduce meat content in dishes. Mush Foods says its mission is to cut global meat consumption by half through this B2B approach, utilizing upcycled waste products as a substrate and without the existence of a B2C brand. According to the company, Mush Foods’ innovative products are intended to improve the nutritional value and sustainability of classic meat dishes. Mush Foods uses a proprietary, highly efficient, and sustainable cultivation technique to grow a variety of culinary-quality mushroom roots in a short period of time. The US launch follows its introduction to restaurants in Israel …


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Mycelium Producer Mush Foods Receives $250,000 in Grow-NY Food and Agriculture Business Competition

Israeli-based food tech company Mush Foods has been awarded $250,000 in the Grow-NY Food and Agriculture Business Competition. The prize money will support the company’s mission to cut global meat consumption in half by providing alternative meat ingredients made from mycelium.  The Grow-NY competition, funded by Empire State Development and administered by Cornell University’s Center for Regional Economic Advancement, serves as a platform for innovation and technology in the food, beverage, and agriculture sectors. The event featured twenty global finalists presenting their business plans at the summit, and a total of $3 million in prize money was distributed among seven startups, including Mush Foods, based on judging criteria included the viability of the startup’s business model, customer value, diversity, and agri-food innovation. Mycelium grown through …