Israeli plant-based nutrition company Equinom raises $20m

Israeli plant-based vitamin firm Equinom introduced at this time that it has accomplished a $20 million Series C financing spherical led by Phoenix, with participation from Fortissimo, BASF Venture Capital, Trendlines and Maverick. This brings to $36 million, the quantity raised by the corporate because it was based in 2012. The firm has 42 workers, together with 38 in Israel. 

Equinom leverages a novel strategy to enhance seeds and ship high-quality supply substances. The firm will use the brand new funds to increase gross sales, advertising, and R&D worldwide.

Equinom founder and CEO Dr. Gil Shalev mentioned, “With this capital vote of belief from traders, we now have the power to unleash our merchandise out there and grow to be a world chief within the agtech area. Leveraging our cutting-edge seed-to-plate food-application know-how to create supply substances, Equinom helps market-leading meals manufacturers flip common meals into tremendous meals. Similar to how shoppers use Google, we anticipate they may use Equinom’s AI database to match their wants with non-GMO substances which have by no means been explored earlier than. In This autumn we will probably be releasing our first batch of Smarter Pea Protein focus to the market which would be the highest pea protein focus obtainable on the planet.”

Equinom has grown into a serious supply of plant protein, making it extra reasonably priced and accessible to provide nutritious meals, starting with every seed selection. The firm has over 100,000 acres grown throughout 5 continents and has secured thousands and thousands of {dollars} in contracts with market-leading meals manufacturers.

Using AI-driven know-how to naturally breed and develop superior seeds that enhance vitamin, Equinom works with its companions to custom-design substances and allow native sourcing. Through its pure non-GMO breeding strategies, Equinom maximizes the genetic potential of unique and historical crops to repair the damaged results of yield targeted breeding and low high quality substances. With an effort to good meals sources and client expertise, Equinom is devoted to benefiting from the wonders that nature has designed over thousands and thousands of years.

Shalev added, “Seven years in the past we began exploring the trade and have rapidly grow to be a world pioneer within the agtech area. Through our collaborations with main meals manufacturers like Pepsico-owned Sabra, we’re the primary non-GMO/non gene edited breeding firm that developed substances with a number of traits which can be already obtainable out there.”

Published by Globes, Israel enterprise information – en.globes.co.il – on June 22, 2021

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