Cow-free cheese startup’s ‘Holy Grail’ quest wins big backers

  • Startups
  • Wednesday, 16 Feb 2022

A food startup bringing a different approach to realistic-tasting vegan cheese, using precision fermentation, drew investor support including from a Google executive. — Relaxnews

A US food-tech startup in the growing field of "animal-free” dairy is getting a boost from some big names in its aim to create a superior cheese.

Upfield Group, a closely held producer of plant-based spreads that’s owned by KKR & Co.-controlled funds, and Sigma, a global food producer and distributor owned by Mexican conglomerate Alfa SAB, are both teaming up with Change Foods in a bid to shake up the dairy industry.

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