v2food, one of the biggest local names in fake meat, has changed strategy after its founder departed

- May 11, 2023 3 MIN READ

A torrid 12 months for startups in the food sector has also had an impact on one of the most high profile ventures, the billionaire-backed faux meat company v2food. Founder and CEO Nick Hazell, a former former Masterfoods and PepsiCo executive, has left the business and the 4-year-old startup’s $20 million Wodonga production plant is… Read more »

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Plant protein venture v2food raises $72 million second series B for global expansion

- August 6, 2021 2 MIN READ

Plant-based protein startup v2food has raised A$72 million in series B-plus with Europe’s largest impact investment fund, Astanor Ventures leading the round. The latest capital injection is to ramp up expansion into China and Europe and scaling its manufacturing. The plant protein joint venture between Hungry Jacks billionaire Jack Cowin and the CSIRO, previously raised… Read more »