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 Louise Cullen

Five reasons to join our startup accelerator programme

We are currently searching for promising food-tech companies to join the ProVeg Incubator as part of our upcoming cohort of startups. The eighth edition of our startup accelerator programme will begin in April 2022. The deadline to apply is Monday the 31st of January. To summarise, we’re looking to work with ambitious founders who’re building …

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 Louise Cullen

Functional protein ingredients in their purest form – this Indian startup has the secret

What does your startup do and what is your mission?  Shweta: We create functional protein ingredients in their purest form, so that they can be easily integrated into the whole spectrum of plant-based food products. Our mission for the next 10 years is to replace animal-protein-sourced meals with healthier, sustainable, and cleaner plant-protein options. We …

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 Louise Cullen

Will offshore protein production be the next big thing?

What does your startup do?  Alex: Our mission is to provide protein isolate and other ingredients from marine macroalgae for plant-based food manufacturing. We aim to move protein production offshore, producing food ingredients that require no pesticides or fertilisers. Since no land is needed, this is also not connected to deforestation. Where did the idea …

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Estonia enters mycoprotein alt-meat race

What does your startup do and what is your mission?  Triin: We are a B2B company that develops mycoprotein-based meat alternatives, starting with white meats such as chicken and fish. Our mission is to provide...

Events
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How a startup hackathon could help your food-tech career

In November, we hosted our first startup hackathon. For four days, we helped budding entrepreneurs transform their ideas into pioneering food-tech companies. Hackathons are great platforms for sparking innovation, tackling challenges, and making quick progress...

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How cultured yeast will make plant-based dairy creamier

What does your startup do and what is your mission?  Tomas: Today’s reality is that animal-based dairy production causes significant levels of global greenhouse gas emissions. Plant-based alternatives, although gaining traction, don’t appeal to all...

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Meet the latest food-tech startups to join our programme

From Japan to Bulgaria, Estonia to India, this is a truly global cohort. The food-tech startups are not only different in terms of geographic location, but they also work within different alternative-protein categories.  One thing...

Events
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Fermentation: a quick guide for alt-protein fans

Fermentation is one of the oldest and most important techniques when it comes to food production. Without it, we wouldn’t have bread, beer, yogurt, or wine, as well many other staples.. Now, fermentation is also...

Inside the ProVeg Incubator
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The impact series: rising of fish and seafood alternatives

We already covered two other categories identified as having a major potential impact on our food systems: chicken and egg alternatives. The choice of these categories didn’t come out of nowhere. It was based on...

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Plantcraft launches vegan deli meats in the US

Despite being founded in Europe, and the founders living in Hungary and New Zealand, Plantcraft has chosen the United States for its official launch. The food-tech company is one of the first in the world...

Cellular Agriculture
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Will consumers eat cultured meat and dairy?

Food-tech startups the world over are hard at work creating cultured-meat and -dairy products for the mass market. From salmon to chicken to cheese, many well-loved animal-based foods are being developed as cultured alternatives. These...

Cellular Agriculture
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What is cultured meat? 10+ terms you need to know

Cultivated meat, cellular agriculture, bioreactors, and culture mediums… Since Dutch scientist Mark Post unveiled the world’s first cell-based burger in 2013, this sector of the food industry has blown up. And so have the number...