Tags: food science

Vegan food startup Impossible Foods recently released their new Impossible Burger—a plant-based burger that looks and tastes just like meat. Their secret? A special ingredient missing from most vegan burgers: Heme. Yup, you read that right! Heme, which is notorious for being a component of hemoglobin in blood, is now being synthesized by yeast using DNA extracted…

UC Berkeley Challenge Lab Encourages Students to Develop New Plant-Based Meats

Have you ever wondered where some of the most successful entrepreneurs got their start? Behind every entrepreneur is the idea that sparked their success. At the UC Berkeley Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology, a team of highly qualified instructors, mentors, and industry leaders are working together to spark the imaginations of young entrepreneurs to…