Yeast Will be Instrumental In The Next Level of Food Tech

Yeast Will be Instrumental In The Next Level of Food Tech

Earlier this year, Foodable reported on products from companies like Beyond Meat, which is looking to replace animal meat by using a plant-based product for its Beyond Burgers, and Ripple, which is a company offering a milk-like product strictly made out of peas. Those are just a couple of examples of a larger move towards plant-based or alternative protein.

Thanks to the low costs on biotech tools, a handful of startups, mainly concentrated around the Bay Area, are “using a biotech process called fermentation to make animal products,” reports “Fortune.”

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This Plant-Based Burger Chain Expands to NYC

This Plant-Based Burger Chain Expands to NYC

As the vegan movement continues to gain momentum, we are seeing more plant-based items pop up on menus at all restaurants in every segment of the industry. 

At the same time, the better-burger movement is also still alive and well. Making Next Level Burger, a plant-based burger chain, primed for growth.   

Next Level has five locations in California, Washington and Oregon–but is expanding to the eats coast with a location in Brooklyn, New York. 

“The new Next Level Burger will be inside the Whole Foods 365 market with separate seating, similar to their other locations in Seattle and California. The new location is set to open January 31st, 2018 and we can’t wait!” announced the brand on social. 

The concept was started by Matt and Cierra de Gruyter, a husband and wife team, with a mission to serve “healthy, sustainable, delicious food.”

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