Friday, July 16, 2021

The Next Big Global Thing In Alternative Meat and Dairy

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Chicago-based Nature’s Fynd has raised $158 million in funding from investors including Bezos, Gates, and Al Gore. The company’s meatless breakfast patties and dairy-free cream cheese are scheduled to hit grocers’ shelves later this year, with other meatless products including burgers, chicken-less nuggets and yogurt in development.  The product is made using fungus as the primary ingredient to create alt-meat foods.

The climate-conscious food consumer:  Beyond fungus, Nature’s Fynd also is representative of the food sustainability movement, whose mission is to reduce the carbon footprint of global food systems, which generate 34% of greenhouse emissions linked to climate change.

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