Biomilq is targeting infant nutrition by attempting to reproduce mother’s breast milk in a lab.
[Ed. Note: Check out the four year old Simpsons episode… “Ha ha ha. You said ‘milk’. We can’t, legally.” Life imitating comedy?]
by Aditi Roy
Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods are two of the best-known companies disrupting the food sector.
Now, the pipeline of alt-food companies includes Biomilq, a North Carolina-based start-up that’s targeting infant nutrition by attempting to reproduce mother’s breast milk in a lab.
While that may seem like a moon shot, Biomilq has just earned the backing of the world’s top investors, raising $3.5 million in Series A funding from Breakthrough Energy Ventures, Bill Gates’ investment firm focused on climate change.
Breakthough Ventures’ investing coalition includes Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, Richard Branson, Masayoshi Son, Jack Ma, Michael Bloomberg and Marc Benioff.