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Tyson starts US$150m VC fund aimed at meat substitutes

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 05:50

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Tyson says the consumer is headed to "a space of growth and demand for all forms of protein, with plant-based and alternative proteins being one of those areas of interest".

Chicago

TYSON Foods Inc has launched a US$150 million venture capital fund that will target investments in companies commercializing meat substitutes, deepening the largest US chicken producer's foray into alternative sources of protein.

The fund also will invest in companies that

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