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Nourish Ingredients Raises $11M for Fermented Plant-Based Fats

Australian startup Nourish Ingredients, which makes plant-based fats, announced today that it has raised $11 million (USD) in initial funding. The round was led by Horizon Ventures and Main Sequence Ventures (a venture firm founded by Australia’s national science agency).

Source: Nourish Ingredients Raises $11M for Fermented Plant-Based Fats

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Mosa Meat secures £55m to bring cell-based meat to consumers

Mosa Meat — the Dutch company which made the world’s first lab-grown meat burger back in 2013 — has raised $55m in new funding, which it hopes to use to bring the burgers to actual customers. The funding, led by Luxembourg’s Blue Horizon Ventures, will be used to expand Mosa Meat’s facility in Maastricht into an industrial-sized production line, as well as getting European licences for the products.

Source: Mosa Meat secures £55m to bring cell-based meat to consumers | Sifted

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Wild Type Raises $12.5M Series A to Accelerate Production of its Cultured Salmon

Wild Type, a startup developing cultured salmon (that is, fish grown from cells outside the animal), announced today that it had raised a $12.5 million Series A funding round. The round was led by CRV with participation from Maven Ventures, Spark Capital and Root Ventures, the last two of which had previously invested in Wild Type. This would bring the total amount of funding raised by the company to $16 million.

Source: Wild Type Raises $12.5M Series A to Accelerate Production of its Cultured Salmon