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Aug 1, 2022

Lypid

LYPID PARTNERS WITH LOUISA COFFEE TO BRING PLANT-BASED BURGER PATTIES TO OVER 500 STORES

Lypid announced its partnership with Louisa Coffee, the largest coffeehouse company in Taiwan, to serve juicy, meaty plant-based burger patties to over 500 shops nationwide.

LYPID PARTNERS WITH LOUISA COFFEE TO BRING PLANT-BASED BURGER PATTIES TO OVER 500 STORES

Mar 7, 2022

Lypid

LYPID RAISES $4 MILLION SEED ROUND FOR ANIMAL-LIKE VEGAN FATS

Lypid enters the B2B vegan-fat market with PhytoFatTM, a plant-based fat with a healthy profile and rich, authentic mouthfeel.

LYPID RAISES $4 MILLION SEED ROUND FOR ANIMAL-LIKE VEGAN FATS

Mar 7, 2022

Green Queen

Lypid Bags $4 Million In Seed Funding For Vegan Meat Fat Scale-Up Investigation

Californian food tech startup Lypid has scored $4 million in a seed funding raise to scale their vegan fat. Green Generation Fund led the round, with Big Idea Ventures and SOSV’s Indie Bio participating, amongst others. New investment will be used to, hopefully, scale and commercialise the company’s flagship fat development, PhytoFat. More data is said to be needed to fully ascertain the viability of scaling.

Lypid Bags $4 Million In Seed Funding For Vegan Meat Fat Scale-Up Investigation

Mar 3, 2022

Foodnavigator-usa

Fat… the final frontier for meat alternatives? Designer fat co Lypid raises $4m to commercialize microencapsulated vegan oils that behave like animal fat

Plant-based meat alternatives are getting 'meatier' by the day as brands reverse engineer animal products and put them back together with plants. But getting plant-based fat to behave like animal fat has been a major stumbling block for the industry, says foodtech startup Lypid, which has just raised $4m in seed funding to help commercialize its ‘PhytoFat’ platform.

Fat… the final frontier for meat alternatives? Designer fat co Lypid raises $4m to commercialize microencapsulated vegan oils that behave like animal fat

Jan 28, 2022

Green Queen

The Business Of Fat: Meet The 5 Global Startups Working To Replace Animal Derived Fat

The search of animal fat alternatives is taking off. Demand for flavourful cultivated meats, realistic plant-based options, and palm oil-free products is increasing, and in parallel, a variety of fats are being developed to cover a spectrum of needs. Below, we highlight five food tech startups focusing on the business of fat.

The Business Of Fat: Meet The 5 Global Startups Working To Replace Animal Derived Fat

Jan 3, 2022

Wattpoultry

CP Foods partners with U.S. vegan fat startup

CP Foods plans to co-develop better tasting plant-based meat with U.S. startup Lypid

CP Foods partners with U.S. vegan fat startup

Dec 23, 2021

Forbes

How Three Deep Tech Founders Are Creating World-Class Teams That Can Build The Future

Michelle Lee, PhD, is CTO of Lypid, a food tech start-up developing a natural vegan fat with a rich meaty mouthfeel that can replace animal fat. She says: “As a leader, what I care about most is whether the people I'm working with feel like they have growth, like they’re learning something in the process. Because that’s what I personally care about, learning."

How Three Deep Tech Founders Are Creating World-Class Teams That Can Build The Future

Dec 14, 2021

Vegconomist

Thai Meat Giant CP Foods Partners with San Francisco’s Lypid to Make Vegan Fat

Thai pork and poultry giant CP Foods has joined forces with US vegan fat startup Lypid. The San Francisco-based food tech develops vegan fat with an animal fat mouthfeel to increase the authenticity of plant-based meats.

Thai Meat Giant CP Foods Partners with San Francisco’s Lypid to Make Vegan Fat

Dec 13, 2021

khaosod English

CP FOODS CO-DEVELOPS PLANT-BASED MEAT WITH THE U.S. STARTUP

Charoen Pokphand Foods Public Company Limited (CP Foods) has partnered with “Lypid”, startup from the United States, to create plant-based meat that has the same taste and texture as real meat with its innovative “vegan fat”. CP Foods expects to start commercial phase of this collaboration in the next two years.

CP FOODS CO-DEVELOPS PLANT-BASED MEAT WITH THE U.S. STARTUP

Dec 4, 2021

3D Printing Media Network

ATLANT 3D Nanosystems wins Hello Tomorrow Global Challenge 2021

Among the other winning startups (not related to 3D printing but still interesting), Oxyle took second prize, with a technology that eliminates highly persistent, organic pollutants from industrial and municipal wastewaters. Lypid took third prize for developing a vegan fat that can be tuned to precise textures and melting points, mimicking animal fat.

ATLANT 3D Nanosystems wins Hello Tomorrow Global Challenge 2021

Nov 17, 2021

Protein Report

Start-Ups Lypid Crowned the Winners of the CPF at the Asia-Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Summit 2021

The CPF Innovation Challenge: Enhancing Texture, Juiciness and Aroma to Create Healthy Plant-Based Meat Alternatives

Winner: Lypid (USA); Finalists: Novameat (Spain) and Audra Labs (Singapore)

Start-Ups Lypid Crowned the Winners of the CPF at the Asia-Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Summit 2021

Oct 23, 2021

Meet Global

Two Taiwan scientists revolutionize mouthfeel of vegan meat

Two Taiwanese researchers from Cornell University, Huang Jen-Yu and Michelle Lee, saw the trend of plant-based meat and became the first-ever to use the encapsulation technique to produce “alternative fat,” which enables plant meat to taste like real meat. They established Lypid and got selected by global accelerator IndieBio, and plan to go into mass production next year.

Two Taiwan scientists revolutionize mouthfeel of vegan meat
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Sep 2, 2021

創業小聚

從康乃爾出發,Lypid用食品科學技術改良植物油表現,誓言要讓植物肉更好吃!

其實肉好不好吃的關鍵在脂肪,而植物肉的脂肪只能用植物油替代,這有根本上的差異,也是植物肉要邁入下一個階段的關鍵。

從康乃爾出發,Lypid用食品科學技術改良植物油表現,誓言要讓植物肉更好吃!

Jul 26, 2021

Green Queen

These 6 IndieBio Startups Are Solving The Planet’s Biggest Problems

Lypid is a San Francisco food tech that makes vegan fat. Fat is the component that makes some of our favourite animal foods taste delicious—think marbled steak or streaky bacon. So if we’re going to get consumers to choose plant-based alternatives, we need to find a substitute that can perform just like animal fat. That’s why Lypid is working on creating a 100% plant-based fat that can give a “rich meaty mouthfeel” to elevate vegan alternatives.

These 6 IndieBio Startups Are Solving The Planet’s Biggest Problems

Jun 1, 2021

Scispot

Top 8 IndieBio Companies That are Creating Food for the Future

Lypid

Located in San Francisco, CA, Lypid creates vegan oils designed to make vegan meat taste like the real thing. It's also developing a vegan animal fat replacement to elevate alternative proteins.

Top 8 IndieBio Companies That are Creating Food for the Future