Among the robotics & food processing start-ups confirmed are;

Jane Visram Founder of Mama Dolce
Halim Jubran PhD, Co-Founder & CEO at Phytolon ltd
Pascal Kriesche Co-founder and CEO smooch
Tom Tuke-Hastings Founder / CEO at Borrago
Raghav Gupta Co-Founder & CEO at Nymble
Josh Silverman CEO at Aromyx Corporation

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.

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.

CellulaREvolution is a spin-out from Newcastle University and as such has strong academic and scientific roots, whilst now focusing on further product development and commercialisation.  Our technologies can be used for various cell types and applications, making it suitable for any companies active in the culturing of cells regardless of whether they are active in the field of cultured meat, cell therapy or biologics.

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. 

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.

Hummingbird Technologies is an Artificial Intelligence business that provides advanced crop analytics to its customers by using proprietary Machine Learning algorithms applied to remote sensing captured imagery.  Our expertise allows our customers: to increase their yields, optimise chemical inputs, farm more sustainably and make earlier, more informed decisions.

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. 

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.

Millo Appliances is a foodtech startup company on a mission to inspire the global community to adopt a healthier and more sustainable diet by developing innovative solutions for simple, enjoyable food preparation. We start with MILLO, the world’s smartest, quietest and safest blender, designed to fit our busy lifestyles.

Nymble is a consumer robotics start-up building Robotic Assistants for the Kitchen. These are smart kitchen appliances that will sit on your kitchen shelf and cook complete meals autonomously. Having run preliminary trials in San Francisco and in India, we are now expanding our team, with financial backing from some of the smartest and boldest entrepreneurs in the global tech ecosystem.

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.

ProAgni is an agriculture biotech founded by a team of primary producers and industry experts.  ProAgni is focused on improving economic outcomes for producers, whilst helping the industry tackle key global challenges, such as food security, antimicrobial resistance, and reducing emissions.

Reimagine the way you access fresh foodsmoodi designed, built and patented a healthy ‘smoothie-store-in-a-box’ that makes delicious, on-the-go nutrition convenient (razor-blade model: our machine doesn’t require any human operator since it is self-cleaning; our frozen consumables contain 100% natural fruits and vegetables, no added sugar and are vegan).

Sibö is a biomaterial company with the purpose of leading the food industry to a sustainable future. We create a series of solutions by farming insects with the help of families and women in rural areas of tropical countries and using circular economy practices to avoid any waste and take advantage of food waste streams from other companies for our farming production, then separating essential bio-components such as protein or fiber, and developing thoughtful innovations that can help the food industry be greener and more efficient. 

At Suggestic we are using artificial intelligence to decipher the language of food. Beyond thinking of food as fuel, we now understand that it can be decoded and used as an information source that modulates our biology. We combine this new language of food with the latest nutrition science and augmented reality to enable “precision eating.” Precision eating allows us to lose weight, increase vitality and prevent or even reverse chronic disease, all while enhancing our longevity.

Verdify develops innovative software for personalised nutrition, powered by artificial intelligence. Verdify has the ultimate ambition of minimising the burden of disease attributable to dietary factors and maximising the health benefit of diets, globally. This is pursued by implementing an AI-powered platform for guideline-based recipe personalisation.