With demand growing globally for healthy, sustainable plant-based proteins, could pulses become one of the world’s most in-demand agrifood sectors?
There are useful insights aplenty in the public talk sessions and post-Summit blogs from global alt-protein advocate The Good Food Institute’s inaugural APAC-focused summit.
AgFunder’s mid-year investment report has found that ‘innovative food’ start-ups, notably those in the alt-protein space, attracted more investment capital in the first half of 2020 than in the entire previous year.
Keen to differentiate themselves in the plant-proteins space, three entrepreneurial Aussies – a farmer, a chef and a former fashion-business owner – turned to fungi as a nutrition-packed alt-meat ingredient. That was just the start.