There are a lot of new plant meat innovations out there. But this one has created “plant blood,” was founded by a Stanford biochemist and has raised $75 million from VCs.
2013 is turning out to be the year when entrepreneurs and investors are embracing using technology to create more sustainable food products, from plant-based egg, meat, and cheese replacements, to healthier candy and salt.
New innovations are looking to create much more efficient ways to create meat products . . . and they don’t come from animals.
Canadian entrepreneur Louis Michaud, who has spent years trying to commercialize his “out there” technology to harness tornadoes for power, has received a small grant from PayPal co-founder and early Facebook investor Peter Thiel’s early stage lab Breakout Labs.