Agtech, alternativeprotein

(Mush)room for Improvement? How Fungi is Disrupting the Food and Agri Tech Space (Newsletter #12)

(Estimated reading time: 5 Minutes)

Why Mushrooms?

We are confident that fungi is one of the most underrated products in in agriculture. For centuries, fungi has been used to formulate some of the most fundamental items for human health and consumption. From penicillin to protein and packaging, fungi stands poised to disrupt the food and ag-tech space in 2018.

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Plant based protein overview (Newsletter #8)

(Estimated reading time: 9 Minutes)


Our earlier newsletters outlined the market opportunities for alternative proteins for both animal feed and human consumption in the form of insects.  Further, our last newsletter explored the possibilities for indoor farming in light of declines in the nutritional value of food crops.  

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Alternative protein for human consumption (Newsletter #6)

The disruption potential of alternative proteins for human consumption

As we thoroughly discussed in our most recent newsletter, a separation between the demand and available supply of animal protein is expected to occur over the coming decades.

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Alternative protein for animal feed (Newsletter #3)

Why the demand for protein is increasing

Exponential population growth comes with a host of economic and environmental consequences. Though impossible to perfectly project population expansion, the consensus is clear – at the current growth rate the world’s population will top 9 billion by 2050, with some estimates reaching as high as 9.7 billion.

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