Hargol FoodTech Featured in Israel21c

Editor’s note: Hargol FoodTech was featured in this Israel 21c article on food-technology start-ups. 

14 disruptive food-tech startups that will change how you eat

Israel is cooking up a grand feast of food technology, tempting policymakers, investors and industrialists to take a bite.

Hargol wins at Samurai's Innovation for Humanity event

Hargol FoodTech was one of three winners of the Samurai House in Israel Innovation for Humanity competition in Tel Aviv on 2 April. The Company received an all-expense paid trip and booth to the Samurai Island Expo in Tokyo, 22-23 April. Hargol CEO Dror Tamir (right) accepts the ticket to the Expo.

By Abigail Klein Leichman, Israel21c (7 May 2017)

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Continuing in the tradition of older cousins such as decaffeination and freeze-drying, today’s food-tech dabbles in tissue engineering, stem-cell research, microbiology and nanotechnology. Given Israelis’ expertise in these areas, it’s only natural that investors and industrialists in the multibillion-dollar food-tech industry are paying attention to food-tech trends in the startup nation.

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Hargol, formerly Steak TzarTzar, will start exporting its grasshopper-based protein powder to North America this month. In December, the award-winning company established the world’s first commercial-scale grasshopper farm in Israel and is closing a funding round (with investors from Israel, Singapore and the US), bringing its total investment to $1 million.

Read the full article on Israel21c.

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