Tuesday, July 23, 2024

50 start-ups to meet at Future Food-Tech Alternative Proteins

50 featured start-ups trailblazing their way in the field of food-tech will present ground-breaking solutions live at Future Food-Tech Alternative Proteins in New York on June 27-28.

The summit will welcome 800+ leaders in cell-based proteins, precision fermentation and next-generation plant-based ingredients to address challenges and opportunities across the supply chain and accelerate high profile networking.

Callum Alexander-Lindsay, Start-Up Partnerships Manager across the Future Food-Tech series, says: “It’s so exciting to bring so many dynamic start-ups together under one roof, to showcase their solutions and forge connections with the food brands and investors who can help bring their products to scale. I can’t wait to see game-changing deals and partnerships at the summit.”

SEE ALL START-UP PROFILES

START-UP EXHIBITION

Powered by ICL Planet Startup Hub, the Start-Up Exhibition is the destination to discover fresh talent and disruptive new technologies from early-stage companies seeking investment and partnerships.

  • Arch is an alt-protein pet consumable venture, pairing sustainable, hypoallergenic proteins (like insect and plant-based proteins) with food-sensitive friendly ingredients.
  • Alternative Animal Technologies engineers scalable cultured meat production systems and technologies to tackle global food security and sustainability challenges.
  • Cauldron is a scale-up and manufacturing partner for precision fermentation companies – helping customers to unlock economies of scale and achieve price parity through their proprietary, and more cost effective hyper-fermentation technology and platform.
  • Cocuus develops intelligent 3D print extrusion for plant-based products.
  • Reagenics is developing a technology platform that efficiently and safely grows to scale organic plant molecules in bioreactors.
  • YEX is a slaughter free, environmentally friendly, and potent nutrient broth that allows cells to thrive, including progenitor muscle and connective tissue cells without fetal bovine serum.

ON THE MAIN STAGE

Look out for these pioneering start-ups and scale-ups joining the main stage discussions and presentations!

  • Ai Palette empowers CPG Innovators by identifying, predicting trends and concept testing, all on a single platform.
  • Air Protein grows protein through landless agriculture.
  • Arborea is unlocking the potential of photosynthesis, its technology facilitating the growth of microscopic plants to produce nutritional ingredients and proteins.
  • Aleph Farms grows slaughter-free, net zero steaks using cellular agriculture.
  • BioBetter harnesses the inherent advantages of tobacco plants, turning them into natural bioreactors.
  • BlueNalu makes cell-cultured seafood directly from fish cells.
  • Change Foods harnesses the power of microbes to create real dairy proteins, fats, and flavors through precision fermentation.
  • EVERY is a market leader in engineering, manufacturing and formulating animal-free, animal proteins as ingredients for the global food and beverage industry.
  • Good MEAT is the first and only company in the world to sell cultivated meat.
  • Fork & Good is a cultivated meat company pioneering a new way of raising and producing meat.
  • Gourmey is France’s pioneering cultivated meat company.
  • Imagindairy creates animal-free dairy products using precision fermentation.
  • Meati creates juicy, tender and animal-free, whole-food protein using mushroom root.
  • Mission Barns grows cruelty-free meat in a lab from cultured animal cells.
  • Moolec Science is an ingredient company producing real animal proteins in plants through molecular farming.
  • Nature’s Fynd creates versatile alt-proteins to nourish the world’s growing population while nurturing the planet.
  • Neat Burger’s plant-based menu creates all-American classics reimagined with healthier, simple, and clean ingredients.
  • NotCo replicates animal products but using plants and vegetables.
  • Ohayo Valley creates cultivated meat products, starting with wagyu, using its proprietary scaffold-free meat structuring platform.
  • Onego Bio produces egg white without chickens, using precision fermentation.
  • Orbillion Bio creates premium cell-cultured beef.
  • Pearlita Foods leverages cutting-edge cell-based & plant-based technologies to develop seafood alternatives.
  • Plant Based Seafood Co creates plant-based seafood made from plants.
  • Prime Roots mixes koji with plant and funghi derived ingredients to create meats similar to “conventional” animal products.
  • Rebellyous Foods’ mission is to make the perfect chicken nugget from plants.
  • Shiru is creating the next generation of sustainable ingredients.
  • Standing Ovation produces animal-free caseins – the crucial protein in milk – using precision fermentation with identical organoleptic and nutritional qualities.
  • Steakholder Foods uses proprietary 3D bioprinting technology and advanced cellular biology to develop whole-cut, ground and hybrid meat products.
  • Synonym Bio provides synthetic biology producers with flexible production capacity while giving infrastructure investors access to a new, carbon-negative biomanufacturing asset class.

GONE IN 60 SECONDS

A pitch session where you get to decide the outcome! Six start-ups have one minute to pitch their solutions. The audience then votes for three start-ups to go through to the final later in the day.

  • Alternative Animal Technologies engineers scalable cultured meat production systems and technologies to tackle global food security and sustainability challenges.
  • Clever Carnivore is Chicago’s first cultivated meat company, working to bring sustainable, cost effective cultivated meat to market.
  • Impact Food creates cutting-edge alternative seafood products that taste and perform just like conventional fish.
  • Naturannova unlocks the potential of novel plant proteins to create healthier, sustainable and clean label ingredients.
  • Tiamat is developing a plant molecular farming technology to manufacture affordable growth factors and other proteins that will make cell-based meats a mainstream alternative. 

ON THE SUMMIT MENU

  • Cocuus develops intelligent 3D print extrusion for plant-based products.
  • Daring makes better chicken out of plants.
  • MyForest Foods creates plant-based, clean-label products, featuring mycelium.
  • Nature’s Fynd creates versatile alt-proteins to nourish the world’s growing population while nurturing the planet.
  • Neat Burger creates guilt-free, meat-free and sustainable burger patties.
  • Oobli creates gut-friendly, diabetic-friendly sweeteners from protein.
  • Plant Based Seafood Co creates plant-based seafood made from plants.
  • Rebellyous Foods’ mission is to make the perfect chicken nugget from plants.

NETWORKING LUNCH, HOSTED BY EDB

  • ALTN offers a wide range of plant-based snacks and ready meals for anyone who craves a delicious alternative to the ordinary.
  • Float Foods has created OnlyEg – Asia’s first plant-based whole egg substitute.
  • KARANA Foods is leading a new category of meat made from jackfruit.
  • TiNDLE makes ridiculously good chicken from plants.
  • Uncle Saba’s Poppadoms produce the first ready-to-eat poppadom lentil chip in a can.
  • WhatIF Foods creates tasty noodles, shakes and soups that nourish us and the planet, with Bambara groundnut.

MORE EXHIBITORS

  • Hosting the Cocktail Hour at the close of day one, Liberation Labs is developing a global network of fit-for-purpose precision fermentation facilities, enabling novel protein companies to achieve price parity with animal proteins.
  • Bee-io Honey produces honey without bees, addressing the rising demand for honey in an eco-friendly and sustainable way.

Join the featured start-ups and many more at Future Food-Tech Alternative Proteins in New York on June 27-28, bringing together the world’s leading players from the alt-protein industry to delve into the challenges facing the sector and identify strategies for success in today’s market. The full program with start-up profiles and delegate registration are available at www.futurefoodtechprotein.com.

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