Synonym Biotechnologies has launched its latest The State of Global Fermentation Report, providing insights on the existing microbial fermentation capacity.

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New Fermentation Report: Scaling is Not the Only Solution to Reach Price Parity with Animal Products

Synonym Biotechnologies has launched its latest The State of Global Fermentation Report, providing insights on the existing microbial fermentation capacity and profitability drivers to help companies address uncertainty in key capacity decisions. Using the database Capacitor, which highlights the scope and diversity of existing fermentation capacity, and the new tool Scaler, a cutting-edge techno-economic analysis engine, the report suggests: Scale matters to reach price parity, however, scale is not the only solution: Scaler data shows that for every 2x increase in scale (capacity), there is a 1.4x decrease in COGS (cost of goods sold). Still, technology interventions are even more effective, showing that a 2x increase in titer results in a 2x decrease in COGS. The report adds that facilities should prioritize activities such as strain improvement …


Scaling food solutions
Plantbased Business Hour

Scaling Food Solutions for Local and Global Impact: Aimee Christensen of Christensen Global

Aimee Christensen, CEO of Christensen Global, discusses scaling food solutions for local and global impact on The Plantbased Business Hour with Elysabeth Alfano. Specifically, they discuss, Local and global food solutions for impact. Idaho’s work for a circular food economy. Regenerative farming practices and the power of legumes. The potential for local and global food systems to work together.  Below is a short clip and transcript from their conversation. Podcast here. Display content from YouTube Click here to display content from YouTube. Learn more in YouTube’s privacy policy. Always display content from YouTube Open “Aimée Chirstensen Explains How She Works With Companies on Their Climate Strategies” directly Elysabeth: What about reaching out to corporations? So, we talked about how this local community fits into the larger …


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Plantbased Business Hour

Can Plant-Based Businesses Scale?  David Ziskind of Black and Veatch

Director of Engineering, Next Gen Ag, David Ziskind of Black and Veatch answers this hot question: if plant-based products are so popular, why aren’t there more of them? On this episode of the Plant-based Business Hour with Elysabeth Alfano, they talk about the difficulty of scaling. Specifically, they discuss, What are the biggest challenges in scaling? Are strategic partnerships better than building smaller independent plants? What are the problems with co-manufacturing and with running independent plants? What are David’s predictions for when and how the sector scales and will plant based companies be able to do it or will they be forced to sell? Display content from YouTube Click here to display content from YouTube. Learn more in YouTube’s privacy policy. Always display content from YouTube Open “Manufacturing in …


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Narayan Foods Opens Scaling Platform for Plant-Based Protein Innovations

One of the largest European organic food producers, Narayan Foods, is addressing the growing gap in demand for plant-based proteins and sustainable, healthy food choices by providing a scaling platform to bring new food tech solutions to the market faster. The scaling platform is a one-stop shop enabling both industrialization and commercialization for startups and scale-ups with innovative solutions for meat, fish, dairy and other animal protein alternatives. Mario Brumat, founder and CEO, explains the rationale behind the business: “Alternative-proteins will be a $162bn market by 2030, but we see start- and scale-ups lacking the necessary production capabilities to capture this market opportunity, nor do they know how to effectively commercialize their products.” The innovative food industrialization takes place in two food production certified facilities, …