🧀💸🥛 Perfect Day's Worth Animal-Free Cream Cheese

Animal-free dairy company Perfect Day raised $350 million in a Series D round, bringing its total funding to $750 million. The funds will be used to fuel the company's focus on biological science, ingredient innovation and consumer products. It was co-led by previous investors Temasek and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and included strong participation from Horizons Ventures, Bob Iger and SK Inc.

🍖💰🎬 Leonardo DiCaprio Invests In Mosa Meats and Aleph Farms

Cultured meat innovators Mosa Meat and Aleph Farms have secured the backing of high-profile investor Leonardo DiCaprio, known for his Academy Award-winning roles as well as his environmental activism.

🤖🌾🚜 Toyota's Agriculture Investment

US ag robotics startup Burro has raised $10.9 million in Series A funding, it announced today. The round was led by US agrifood tech VC S2G Ventures and Toyota Ventures, a San Francisco-based VC arm of Japanese conglomerate Toyota.

🚀🥚💵 Alternative Protein's $1.4bn Record In H1 2021

Startups developing innovative food and ingredients, including alt-proteins, raised a total of $1.4 billion in the first half of this year, according to AgFunder data – representing a 25% increase on H2 2020’s funding total. Median round size was also substantially higher, indicating investors’ growing interest in the segment – as well as the advancing maturity of startups in the space.

🇹🇷 Turkish Agriculture Ecosystem Map 2021

Turkish Agriculture Ecosystem Map version 2021 features the startups and private sector companies of the Turkish agriculture sector.

As a disclaimer, this map is by no means a full-scale and exhaustive map of the Turkish Agriculture Ecosystem. The Agriculture Sector in Turkey features many more players who’ve not been featured on this map; thus, this is only a summary regarding the topic.

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