Green Queen: Meet 18 Startups Transforming Food, From Fungi Protein To Cultured Breast Milk

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As our food system continues to battle challenges brought on by climate change and the coronavirus pandemic, innovation in the food tech startup world has been racing to come up with disruptive solutions. The upcoming Future Food-Tech Summit, taking place virtually on March 2-3, will showcase startups who are on a mission to develop their “moonshot” technologies and addressing some of the most pressing issues within the global food system, from gut-health enhancing upcycled ingredients to sustainable cell-based proteins and novel ways to fight food waste. Below, we take a look at some of the most exciting firms set to showcase their tech at the summit.

Comet Bio

Founding date: 2009

Founder: Andrew Richard

Headquarters: Ontario, Canada

Comet Bio believes that wasted food is wasted nutrition, and is working on making sure that the entire harvest from every farm can be used to make high-quality ingredients. Their technology converts agricultural residues into ingredients that can be used in a range of industries, from biomaterials to foods like syrup and prebiotic supplements.

We upcycle crop leftovers into healthy and sustainable ingredients for use in supplements, foods, and beverages using our patented extraction technology. Comet Bio’s proprietary process is innovative and differentiates us from other ingredient manufacturers. Our Arrabina Arabinoxylan Plant Fiber Extract has superior tolerability and functionality within the prebiotic market.

Rich Troyer, CEO, Comet Bio