The aim of the partnership Plenitude is to increase the availability of sustainable, safe food-grade protein by successfully building and operating large-scale, first-of-its-kind bio-based value chain producing safe food-grade protein sourced from sustainable sources such as primary grains (wheat), using an integrated biorefinery setup.
MARKET INTRODUCTION FOCUS
The focus of this project is on finding, developing, and marketing mycoprotein, a food ingredient derived from a filamentous micro-organism, Fusarium Venenatum in:
– Food markets (meat, meat-free, dairy-free, and many other applications)
– Cultured meat
This 5-year project has received funding from the Bio-Based Industries Joint Undertaking within the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 838104-Plenitude.