Tag: MeliBio

Honey without the bee, greener circuit boards, plant-based asphalt, and more: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the week of March 24th

Honey without the bee, greener circuit boards, plant-based asphalt, and more: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the week of March 24th

March 23, 2022 |

We’ve reported on beef without the cows, pork without the pig, dairy without the cow and now we have honey without the bee from California start-up MeliBio which raised $7.5 million to scale and commercialize its precision fermentation and plant science and tech to manufacture honey. In today’s Digest, we also have Texas-based Dell exploring […]

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Bee-free honey maker generates buzz with $7.5 million fundraise

Bee-free honey maker generates buzz with $7.5 million fundraise

March 21, 2022 |

In San Francisco, bee-free honey startup MeliBio has raised $7.5 million to scale and commercialize its technology.  The company uses precision fermentation and plant science to manufacture honey. “We know that science can produce delicious and nutritious honey, which is molecularly identical to traditional honey, at no cost to our precious bees,” says honey industry […]

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Honey without the bee, field to foot sneakers, and more: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the week of October 7th

Honey without the bee, field to foot sneakers, and more: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the week of October 7th

October 6, 2021 |

Honey without the bee…we’ve covered milk without the cow and pork without the pig, seafood without the fish, and now MeliBio claims to have the world’s first bee-free honey made from fermentation. And KEEN footwear launched what it calls the industry’s first “field to foot” sneaker made using agricultural waste. In today’s Digest, these sweet […]

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Bee-lieve it: MeliBio set to launch fermentation-based honey

Bee-lieve it: MeliBio set to launch fermentation-based honey

October 4, 2021 |

In San Francisco, synthetic biology company MeliBio has held a private tasting event for what it claims to be the world’s first bee-free honey.  The Berkeley-based company produces honey molecularly identical to the yummy vomit generated by bees. Green Queen’s Alessandra Franco, who was among the lucky few to score a sample, said MeliBio’s product […]

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