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Nukoko raises $1.5m to scale-up cocoa-free chocolate
Plant-based

Nukoko raises $1.5m to scale-up cocoa-free chocolate

UK-based bean-to-bar chocolate manufacturer Nukoko has raised €1.5 million to scale its cocoa-free chocolate made from fava beans.  

Ironic Biotech closes €1m pre-seed funding round
Precision fermentation

Ironic Biotech closes €1m pre-seed funding round

Swedish start-up Ironic Biotech has successfully closed a pre-seed funding round of €1 million, led by Nordic Foodtech VC.

Pluri receives "first-ever" patent approval for 3D bioreactor technology
Technology

Pluri receives "first-ever" patent approval for 3D bioreactor technology

Israeli biotech company Pluri has announced that it has received a new patent approval for its 3D bioreactor technology for use in plant...

Prefer raises $2m in seed funding for its bean-less coffee
Beverage

Prefer raises $2m in seed funding for its bean-less coffee

Singapore-based bean-less coffee company Prefer has raised $2m in a seed funding round, which it will use to “secure global coffee supply".

Meiji announces additional investment in California Cultured
Business

Meiji announces additional investment in California Cultured

Meiji has announced it is making its second investment in cell-based cocoa start-up California Cultured, following its original investment.

Ayana Bio and Wooree Green Science partner on cell-cultivated saffron
Manufacturing

Ayana Bio and Wooree Green Science partner on cell-cultivated saffron

Ayana Bio has entered into a “seven-figure” JDA with Wooree Green Science to develop plant cell-derived saffron and other bioactives.

Start-up spotlight: Ayana Bio
Plant-based

Start-up spotlight: Ayana Bio

In this instalment of The Cell Base's ‘Start-up spotlight,' we speak to Weslee Glen, head of innovation at Ayana Bio.

Scientists in Finland release proof-of-concept for cell-based coffee
Beverage

Scientists in Finland release proof-of-concept for cell-based coffee

Scientists at VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland have published an article detailing the process of creating cell-based coffee.

Ayana Bio launches plant cell-cultivated lemon balm and echinacea ingredients
Plant-based

Ayana Bio launches plant cell-cultivated lemon balm and echinacea ingredients

Ayana Bio, a plant cell technology company and producer of sustainable bioactives for consumer products, has launched plant cell-cultivated

Plant-derived

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