Smallfood Launches Protein-Rich Omega3 DHA Complex for Alt Seafood Industry

Smallfood, a microbial food company based in Nova Scotia, Canada, is set to target the alt seafood market with its novel marine-based wholefood ingredient. The biotech company claims its protein-rich complex contains the much sought-after long-chain omega-3 fatty acids as well as a natural seafood flavor. Smallfood has spent over ten years and $20 million in research evaluating over 20,000 microbes, looking for its solution to deliver non-GMO vegan protein concentrates and isolates with amino acid profiles rivaling animal-based proteins. It now claims its 3-in-1 ingredient solution provides high-quality protein, omega-3 EPA+DHA, and a naturally present seafood flavor while ensuring price accessibility for end consumers. Based in Halifax, Smallfood holds Nova Scotia’s only aquaculture license for single-celled marine microalgae. By unearthing its new wholefood ingredient …


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Brooklyn’s Kingdom Supercultures Raises $25M to Revolutionize Power Plant-Based Foods Industry

Biodesign company Kingdom Supercultures has raised $25 million in Series A funding for the development of its natural microbial cultures which could revolutionize the plant-based foods industry.  “We are pioneering an entirely new field of science and class of ingredients by working with biology at the ecosystem and microbiome level” The investment will allow Kingdom Supercultures to expand its scientific platform and R&D facilities. The Brooklyn-based company plans to expand its portfolio of “Superculture” ingredients which can power products with flavors, textures, and functionalities in the plant-based foods, fermented beverages, and personal care sectors.   With Kingdom Supercultures’ technology, the company claims that consumer packaged goods companies will have the option to precisely tune the sensory and functional properties of their products using natural ingredients. Previously, …