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Spanish Government Invests In Plant-Based Meat Company

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The Spanish government, through its the NEOTEC* Program of the Center for Industrial Technological Development (CDTI), has invested in Barcelona startup Foods for Tomorrow.

The two-year-long program will allow Foods for Tomorrow to ‘develop and expand’ its plant-based meat line Heura – which currently offers vegan chicken, burgers, meatballs, and pizza.

‘Sustainable consumption’

In a statement sent to Plant Based News, Heura said: “The criteria followed by NEOTEC value the potential market of Heura [and] the advantages that plant-based proteins provide…

“With this investment, Foods for Tomorrow will be able to accelerate and scale its production of 100 percent vegan meat to more and more consumers who are looking for a more sustainable consumption without sacrificing the taste of meat.”

‘Climate change’

The company says its aims align with the ‘recommendations of the Panel’s latest report Intergovernmental Climate Change and the Food 2030 initiative of the European Union’.

Heura’s products can already be found in national supermarkets including Carrefour, Eroski, El Corte Inglés, Bon Preu, La Sirena, and Caprabo.

*The NEOTEC Program focuses on investment in companies that develop technology based on their own R&D lines

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