Among the April next-gen food start-ups confirmed were;
Crafting high-quality foods that help people replace animal protein on their plates is one of the most important and exciting challenges of our time. 77 FOODS is developing plant-based products that are delicious, nutritious, sustainable and affordable to meet this challenge.
Amai Proteins (‘Amai’ is ‘sweet’ in Japanese) cures the food we eat and beverages we drink by presenting healthy and tasty protein ingredients for everyday use. The Designer Protein Company first focus is Sweet Designer Proteins as sugar substitutes. Amai is taking sweet proteins found along the equatorial belt and applies Agile Integrative Computational Protein Design (AI-CPD) and fermentation to make the proteins fit for the mass food market.
We aim to increase the usage of ugly produce in the food industry. We utilize our unique fusion of innovative technology, expertise in design, and knowledge in culinary arts to create magical foods.
Exponential foods/Asante is based in Mexico City and we are creating delicious foods that replace animal protein with plant protein. We envision foods that improve our health, help reduce global warming and promote a compassionate culture by not killing animals. We want to create exponential change trough food.
BIOMILQ aims to provide comprehensive & sustainable infant nutrition. We’re working to produce cultured breastmilk using technology in order to offer families a more nutritious and more sustainable option for feeding babies than current dairy-based infant supplements. We’re women-owned, science-led, and mother-centered.
Bonraw Foods BONRAW aims to inspire the sweet-loving to the natural-seeking to use natural sweeteners than refined sugars and artificial sweeteners. We take naturally sweet sources from mother nature, keep things raw where possible and deliver to market the most nutritious natural sweet for all uses around the home and in application.
Borrago is a naturally delicious, steam distilled, botanical, non-alcoholic spirit. Designed to be mixed not drunk straight. We call it a spirit as you use it as the base for grown-up non-alcoholic cocktails. Deliciously dry, with sweet floral notes on the nose, a layered, textured middle and a long finish, its a drink worth celebrating with.
CHKP is an early-stage alternative dairy company based in Israel and the US. We have developed a wide range of products, thus far having perfected milk, creamer, yogurt, cream cheese, and pudding. CHKP is the first company in the world to develop dairy products from chickpea protein isolate and has gained priceless, proprietary know-how on using the ingredient to create alternative dairy products with exceptional taste, texture, and nutritional values.
EntoCube is a Nordic leader in food insect farming solutions. They offer state of the art farming solutions for production of edible insects at commercial scales. The premium Samu crickets are available for wholesale and for the food industry.
Entoprot technology harnesses the biology of the most protein efficient insect; black soldier fly (Hermetia illucens) larvae can grow 7000 times larger in two weeks. This is two to three times higher than for most other insects, e.g. crickets. Entoprot has developed a patented semi-automatic mini factory to produce protein.
Wedding! Honeymoon! Recipes! Cooking sauces & Snacks company bringing Flavours Around The World to You. Our sauces have won Great Taste Awards & they are low fat, low sugar, low calories, no added preservatives or additives and no compromise on flavour and taste. Launched in December 2016, our 7 cooking sauces are listed with retailers inc. Ocado, Coop Midcounties, Amazon, wholesale partners & cooking live on QVC.
Gwiker produces delicious Shiitake mushrooms without any chemicals or pesticides. Through an ecological dehydration process we dry our mushrooms in a 100% natural way, using solar energy, a renewable and clean energy source.
The award-winning Hargol – Hebrew for grasshopper – is tapping into two key elements driving the global food and agriculture ecosystems – nutrition and sustainability. And with a new line of grasshoppers, Hargol is hoping to bring this unique nutritional source to more markets.
Imagindairy, a deep tech startup, is creating affordable animal-free milk proteins that enable foods that have all the familiar great taste, mouthfeel, and nutritional value of dairy products, with none of the health or sustainability drawbacks. With our unique technology, we enable cost-effective production of dairy alternatives that will ultimately free the dairy food industry from dependence on animals.
Jack & Chill launched in January 2019 with a mission to educate everyone about the versatility of JACKFRUIT. And we went on to create 2 Frozen delicious meals – Jackfruit Burgers & Biryani with natural ingredients & seasonings to enjoy at the comfort of your home.
Kinoko-Tech is the developer of an alternative protein based on fungal mycelium mushrooms, legumes, and grains. The company ferments the mycelium, improving its nutritional value as well as its texture and flavor. Kinoko-Tech’s growing system is sustainable and ecologically friendly.
LiberEat is a free app to filter food and menus by ingredients for people with specific dietary restrictions. It’s theonly app that allows you to see the exact menu items at restaurants you and your other saved profiles can have. With over 1400 venues of major chains including Pret, All Bar One, Browns, and Harvester.
Nutrilogy Health’s mission is to make impossible come true – we believe eating better gives us the power to live better, think better and be better. Our mission is to empower, educate and inspire people to help them make sustainable and lasting changes to achieve a healthy, fulfilled and balanced lifestyle. As part of our mission, our team of nutritionists will work hand-in-hand with Maharanis Kitchen, to create and bring chef inspired and nutritious homemade, preservative free vegetarian(mostly plant based) Indian ready meals and snacks to your doorstep, with no compromise on taste!
Mama Dolce is a luxury dessert company with a conscience. We help students from low socio-economic backgrounds reach the dizzying heights of their chosen career. How will we do this? By churning luxury, free-from, ice cream! We have created 6 flavours: from the traditional Vanilla and Chocolate, to our signature flavour: Banana and Lime.
Mary’s Recipes is a free mobile app that generates a balanced menu plan and helps to buy food in one click. Users will have a personalised weekly plan, along with a customed menu for all of your family’s need
Phytolon utilizes current scientific advancements to bring biotechnology-based, natural, high-quality food-colorants to the market in a cost-effective manner for the benefit of better human health and environmental sustainability. The company was founded in 2018 as a startup leveraging a proprietary, fermentation-based technology for the production of plant-based food colors.
Pink Albatross began making its mainly cashew and coconut milk based ice creams in June 2019, outsourcing production to a small artisanal manufacturing facility in a town called Avila, near Madeirs. Last year, the company won a place in an incubator programme run by ProVeg, a Berlin -based promotor of plant based business.
We are developing a new sustainable plant-based protein out of microalgae.
We have a proprietary strain of microalgae which can grow in a fermentation tank, be fed on various food waste, and could be harvested in just 3 days. Our microalgae has 60% of protein which has high quality essential amino acids profile, exceeding WHO requirements for protein products.