Alternative Protein

6 Sustainable Materials Made from Microalgae and Seaweed

One thing about emerging technologies is that you never know when – or if – they will finally fulfill their promise or fall flat. Take the miracle material graphene. Thin, light, and hard as a diamond, graphene was supposed to revolutionize how we build everything in the future. Not so much. We’ve written about 30 […]

8 Startups Using Fungi for Innovative Applications

Your bog-standard white grocery store button mushroom makes up 38% of the world’s production of cultivated mushrooms. It’s one of the thousands of species of fungi, some of which haven’t even been classified. (Says Wikipedia, a fungus is any member of the group of eukaryotic organisms that includes microorganisms such as yeasts and molds, as well […]

8 Israeli Alternative Protein Startups

The global demand for meat is expected to jump 70% by 2050 as the population grows to roughly 9.6 billion people. As expected, the bulk of the burden will be on widely consumed protein sources like fish, beef, and chicken. With the possibility of running out of resources and the strain caused by the production of these […]

8 Insect-based Pet Food and Animal Feed Startups

People love their pets. Consider that Americans alone spent an estimated $72 billion on their animals last year. While the headlines focus on startups like Rover, which has raised more than $300 million for its app-powered pet services, the biggest chunk of money goes toward food – about $30 billion in 2018. People also love […]