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Terramino Foods

Terramino Foods

Terramino Foods is a food company located in San Leandro, California, founded by Kimberlie Le and Joshua Nixon in 2017 producing a salmon meat substitute made from fungi.

Terramino Foods makes non-GMO meat alternatives, and meat free alternative seafood products, from a protein rich and nutrient dense fungi. The company was founded in 2017 by Kimberlie Le and Joshua Nixon, and is located in San Leandro, California. According to Terramino Foods, the fungi they are using to create alternative meat and seafoods naturally mimics valued properties of meat products in taste, texture, and nutrition.

Terramino Foods first product is a fungi based salmon burger that is similar in taste, texture, and macronutrient profile to regular salmon burgers. One of the supporting investors of Terramino Foods from the Collaborative Fund told reporters "As avid investors in meat alternatives, we were blown away by the taste and texture of Terramino’s salmon burgers and we’re excited to support Kim and Josh as they build a world-class team to create a new category in food." after sampling a alternative salmon burger made by Tarramino Foods.

Funding

Seed round 1

On December 22, 2017, Terramino Foods closed their first seed funding round raising $250,000 in capital from SOSV and IndieBio.

Seed round 2

On July 24, 2018, Terrimino Foods closed their second seed funding round raising $4,500,000 in capital from True Ventures and Collaborative Fund. Terramino Foods plans to use their new funding to continue developing their fungi based sustainable meat alternative products.

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Joshua Nixon

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Kimberlie Le

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Fungi-based meat alternative start-up raises $4.25 million

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Students Develop Plant-Based Burger That Mimics Salmon

This Salmon Burger Tastes Like The Real Thing (But It’s Actually Fungi And Algae)

Adele Peters

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