Emily Little

Emily Little

Helaina, a biotech company specializing in precision fermentation, won the top prize at The Pitch during IFT FIRST. The startup will receive $10,000 while runners-up unClassic Foods and SnapDNA will each receive $2,500. All prize money was presented on behalf of The Seeding The Future Foundation.

Founded in 2019 in New York City, Helaina uses precision fermentation to produce ingredients using breast milk proteins, including lactoferrin. This ingredient can regulate iron levels, improve nutrient …

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Emily Little is an associate editor of Food Technology ([email protected]).
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