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)


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.


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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