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Asterix Foods
Functional glycosylation of food proteins
Founded
2022
Employees*
2
Funding to Date*
$275,000
Website
www.linkedin.com/company/asterix-foods/
CEO Dan Even, M.Sc.
"Animal free proteins will never be 'identical' until the glycosylations are solved."
Plant cell culture can grow at ambient temperature and the culture media only costs one-fifth of microbial precision fermentation

Industry leading companies like Impossible, Perfect Day (RebelBio), and EVERY (IndieBio) have shown the powerful commercial appeal of animal-free proteins. Behind this first wave comes a second wave: glycoproteins.

Glycoproteins require precise glycosylations to accurately fold, recognize, and bind – driving functional performance needed in the food industry. To unlock this second wave of animal-free proteins, Asterix Foods is using plant cell culture, because plant cells can easily achieve glycosylations that microbial fermentation is challenged by.