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September 9, 2021

Our sweetest portfolio company, Amai Proteins, developed a healthy sweetener made from computer-designed proteins.

Check out the article about their solution for cutting down on sugar feature on CTech

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August 18, 2021

The buzzing cultivated milk sector, featuring BioMilk, Remilk, Fantastic Farms and our portfolio company- Imagindairy Ltd.

Jonathan Berger, The Kitchen's CEO, shared his own POV about the arousing of real milk - no cow products.

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August 9, 2021

An article about The Kitchen’s activity on No Camels magazine

“Together with the startups, we will provide solutions to consumers who can rely on more sustainable, safe, and reliable food systems.” Amir Zaidman, VP Biz-dav The Kitchen

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August 2, 2021

Millennium Food-Tech Partnership leads $3.5 Series A round in Yofix

Millennium Food-Tech Partnership leads $3.5 Series A round in Yofix The partnership will lead the round in the plant-based milk startup by investing $2 million alongside Big Idea Ventures, The Kitchen FoodTech Hub, and others

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July 7, 2021

Aleph Farms raises $105m – the biggest round for Israeli cultured meat company

Aleph Farms, who was established by Strauss and The Kitchen in 2017, has announced the completion of a $105 million Series B financing round.

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June 28, 2021

The Israeli Channel 12 News broadcasted an article about our portfolio company, ANINA Culinary Art .

Ready-to-cook meals, wrapped in pouches made from damaged vegetables. (Hebrew video)

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June 28, 2021

The Kitchen’s portfolio company Better Juice raised $8 million in a seed funding roundAngels.

Better Juice reduces up to 80 percent of all sugars in juice.

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June 16, 2021

Don’t have a cow: Imagindairy introduces animal-free dairy products

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May 31, 2021

Thanks to profits from the FoodTech incubator – Strauss’s net profit grew by 20%

Capital gains from private placements of three companies in The Kitchen were the main factor in the increase in Strauss' profits in the first quarter of 2021.

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May 23, 2021

Interview with The Kitchen CEO, Jonathan Berger, about the milk substitute industry and cow-free milk (Hebrew)

An article was broadcasted on the Israeli #Kan11 news about the milk substitute industry and cow-free milk. Here is a glimpse of the article where the reporter meets Jonathan Berger, The Kitchen CEO.

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March 1, 2021

The meal ‘capsule’ made of unwanted veg aiming to disrupt the ready meal category

An Israeli start-up is leveraging culinary art and upcycling in an attempt to overhaul the perception of the run-of-the-mill and often unwholesome ready-to-cook food sector.

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February 24, 2021

Cutting out the middlecow: Israeli start-up Imagindairy on why lab-made milk will prove tastier and healthier than the real thing

The trend of consumers – rightly or wrongly – seeking to cut down their dairy consumption for environmental and ethical reasons is a growing one, and food and beverage manufacturers smell an opportunity.

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February 24, 2021

Bio-Fence raises $3.8 million in capital for its disinfectant technology

The company is planning to enter the tourism and aviation markets after Covid-19 subsides

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February 18, 2021

What’s Cooking?

The Kitchen Hub Demo Day

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February 12, 2021

Reducing fresh fruit juice sugar naturally: GEA and Better Juice break new ground

Process engineering group GEA and Israeli foodtech start-up Better Juice have joined forces to help beverage manufacturers produce healthier, lower-sugar fruit juice.

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February 9, 2021

Raising the steaks: First 3-D-printed rib-eye is unveiled

The steak, by Israeli company Aleph Farms, is a lab-grown rib-eye made using 3-D bioprinting technology and animal cells. (Aleph Farms)

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December 21, 2020

Zero Egg Partner With Diplomat

Zero Egg is partnering with Diplomat, one of Israel's leading distributors to lead the plant-based movement in Israel.

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December 14, 2020

Amai Proteins Partner With Ocean Spray

Amai Proteins and Ocean Spray partnerto create the first protein-sweetened reduced suger cranberry juice

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November 12, 2020

Zero Egg secured $5M

Plant-based startup Zero Egg raises $5m to support US expansion; brand is a 'gamechanger,' says Powerplant Ventures

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November 12, 2020

Mondelez invests in Torr food tech startup

Mondelēz International invests in our portfolio company, Torr FoodTech! Torr's proprietary technology brings real, simple ingredients together to offer multi-textural, sensorial experiences.

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November 9, 2020

Interview with our CEO, Jonathan Berger, at Future Food-Tech

Read about The Kitchen's mission, the value of partnerships, and the transformations and changes he would like to take effect in 2021. Jonathan will chair the panel discussion 'Cell-Based Products Breakthroughs on the Road to Commercialization' at Future Food-Tech on December 3.

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October 26, 2020

Aleph Farms is heading to space!

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October 15, 2020

How Yofix is prioritising clean label for plant-based dairy

Learn all about Yofix's clean label revolution for plant-based dairy products

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October 9, 2020

Zero Egg enters US market with b2b launch of plant-based egg replacement

Following a successful launch in Israel and the Netherlands, Israeli startup Zero Egg is hoping to crack the US market with the launch of plant-based egg alternatives for CPG manufacturers and foodservice operators

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September 2, 2020

8 Israeli start-ups to keep an eye on

Early-stage foodTech companies producing next-gen ingredients and alternative proteins set to hit the market in the next six-to-twelve months

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September 27, 2019

Israeli inventions to help food companies prevent infections

Recall is every food manufacturer's worst nightmare, it costs a lot of money and damages the brand image. Strauss' technology incubator is developing innovations that will make our food cleaner and more economical

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September 26, 2019

18 innovations that can improve our diet and help save the planet

RilBite is ambitiously positioning itself as the basis for “The burger that saves the world.”

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September 22, 2019

Israeli startup that wants to eat protein from flies.

Israeli Flying Spark will receive investment from a Thai company that produces tuna in a box and looks for protein substitutes

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September 22, 2019

The Israeli entrepreneurs who cracked the system

The Israeli Podtech community is attracting investors from all over the world: the entrepreneur who leveraged a technology corridor that takes the poll out of fruit, the entrepreneur who broke the omelette at breakfast, the entrepreneur who became the Axel Hamburger standard. Three of the dozens of participants in the Strauss Group's FoodTechIL conference

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September 19, 2019

Breakfast startup

At the "The Kitchen" podiatry incubator in Strauss, in cooperation with the Innovation Authority, 12 innovative food projects are carefully selected and selected from hundreds of proposals.

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September 19, 2019

The sweet new Israeli development – healthy sugar

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September 19, 2019

Fodtech 2019: From Big Problems to Big Opportunities

"Almost every action we do and is related to food has a question mark for us today. Our mission is to find solutions."

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September 19, 2019

The Future of Food: FoodTechIL 2019 is Here With the Most Revolutionary and Breakthrough Food Technologies in the World

The Israeli food tech ecosystem is rapidly growing and making Israel the foodtech nation. According to estimates, Israel has more than 500 food and agricultural technological startup companies that plan to revolutionize the food sector. Strauss group has invested in food tech innovation through the kitchen food tech hub and the formation of alpha Strauss 8 years ago with a vision to leverage technologies and enable the company to accelerate

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August 4, 2019

Better Juice at Keshet 12

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July 15, 2019

Zero Egg at Keshet 12

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June 4, 2019

Israel’s Only Food Tech Hub Has Something Cooking In The Kitchen

Food tours, culinary festivals, #foodstagram – our generation seems to be obsessed with food. Between billions of social media posts displaying meticulously composed plates and perfectly marbled lattes, the next Netflix original series about extraordinary cuisine, and millions of sites with recommendations for “the best” vegan, gluten-free, and rainbow-colored food, we can’t get enough of the aesthetic that comes with enjoying our meals.

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May 14, 2019

Israeli Startup Aleph Farms Raises $11.65 Million To Create Steaks

Aleph Farms, a startup co-founded in 2017 by Israeli food-tech incubator The Kitchen, has just completed a financing round of $11.65 million. The round was led by Vis Vires New Protein. Other investors in the round include Cargill and M-Industry (Industrial Group of Migros). The company previously raised $2.25M from The Kitchen, Peregrine Ventures, CPT Capital and New Crop Capital.

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April 11, 2019

‘Over Ten Thousand Times Sweeter Than Sugar’: Meet The Man Making Some of The World’s Sweetest Proteins

Mary Poppins used to sing about how a spoonful of sugar “helps the medicine go down.” She’d perhaps change her tune if she ever met Dr. Ila Samish, the CEO and founder of Amai Proteins — an Israeli startup lab-designing hyper-sweet, thermo-stable, zero-calorie proteins out of exotic fruits.

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January 21, 2019

Aleph Farms at Barcode – Reshet 13

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December 27, 2018

Aleph Farms and RILBITE at Keshet 12 News

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