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News: Yeast could be the next dairy disruptor

Startup Perfect Day, which grows milk proteins in yeast cells instead of cows, has raised $24.7 million dollars in funding and is now talking to major food brands.

Instead of manufacturing their own branded products, Perfect Day plans to partner with existing food manufacturers. It’s not yet clear whether Perfect Day can be cost-competitive with conventional milk products.

Read the full story here. See also the Foodsource resource What are the environmental issues associated with milk and dairy?

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12 Mar 2018
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Image: Sam LaRussa, Yeast Cells Under the Microscope, Flickr, Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic
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