Kiwi alt protein startup Jooules chows down on NZ$1 million Seed raise

- May 17, 2024 2 MIN READ

New Zealand fermented proteins startup Jooules has raised NZ$1 million (A$920k) from local accelerator and investor Sprout Agritech. Jooules is among eight NZ$1m investments Sprout has made, with additional funding from partners US-based Finistere Ventures, dairy firm Fonterra and venture builder OurCrowd, as well as the Callaghan Innovation’s Deep Tech Incubator program. Other recent NZ$1m… Read more »


Hungry Jacks is turning to science to create a fake meat burger

- May 24, 2019 3 MIN READ

Fast food billionaire Jack Cowin has partnered with the CSIRO’s innovation fund to create a plant-based burger The JV business, v2food, has been tasked with developing the ‘v2whopper’.   Fast food meat alternatives are expected to generate $7.5 billion in revenue by 2025. Jack Cowin became a billionaire selling burgers through his Hungry Jacks fast food… Read more »