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ADM and New Culture Announce Strategic Partnership to Scale Up Dairy Alternatives

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Chicago–(business wire)–ADM (NYSE:ADM), a global leader in sustainable nutrition for humans and animals, and New Culture, a pioneer in animal-free dairy, have joined forces to accelerate the development and commercialization of alternative dairy products. formed a strategic partnership with This partnership underlines the deep commitment of both companies to enable a more sustainable food future.

New Culture leads the global movement towards an animal-free dairy future, offering animal-free dairy products that are indistinguishable from conventional products in taste, texture, function and nutritional content. Starting with animal-free mozzarella, New Culture uses the power of precision fermentation to create better products for you, the planet and our food system.

In the United States alone, dairy is a $70 billion market, of which about 30% comes from cheese. But the gap in taste and performance of plant-based cheeses makes it unlikely that the animal-free cheese segment will reach the masses—it’s precisely this gap that New Culture’s products address.

One of the world’s largest nutrition companies, ADM is a pioneer in the alternative protein industry and a global leader in fermentation. ADM unlocks the power of nature to transform crops into food, beverage and supplement ingredients and solutions for people around the world. ADM’s breadth, depth, insight, facilities and logistics expertise give the company unmatched ability to meet the needs of food, beverage, health and wellness and more.

The partnership will enable joint product development leveraging New Culture’s innovations in new ingredients and animal-free dairy products. The two companies will work towards accelerating New Culture’s foodservice and consumer applications, supported by ADM’s extensive product development resources and capabilities. New Culture also expands the use of animal-free casein to a wide range of animal-free dairy applications, so you’ll have access to ADM’s full pantry of sustainable, plant-based ingredients and flavors.

The partnership also includes collaborations to facilitate commercial scale-up of New Culture’s animal-free casein and dairy products. ADM’s global manufacturing assets and expertise will accelerate New Culture’s efforts to commercialize animal-free mozzarella in the U.S. foodservice market, starting with its pizzerias in 2023. Now available to meet the demand for New Culture’s melty, stretchy cheese.

“ADM is a global leader in the rapidly growing alternative protein segment and continues to expand its capabilities through investments such as expanding production in Decatur, acquisitions such as Sojaprotein and the launch of Scale Up Bio in Singapore. “After sampling New Culture’s delicious animal-free mozzarella, we are thrilled to offer a delicious, innovative We recognized the potential to play a central role in bringing our products to the dairy aisle, and we are excited to bring our global precision fermentation and manufacturing expertise, and this commitment We look forward to working with New Culture to meet the rapidly growing consumer interest in alternative dairy and cheese.”

“This partnership between New Culture and ADM will give our team the opportunity to accelerate our path to commercialization and expand the potential of our product portfolio. We need partners every step of the way to lead the transition of , and we are thrilled to have a dedicated partner at ADM, a global leader with deep expertise, reach and capabilities.” CEO.

About new culture

New Culture is leading the global movement towards an animal-free dairy future. We make animal-free dairy products that stretch, melt and taste just like the real thing. New Culture combines traditional cheese-making methods with innovative food science to provide cheeses that are better for animal, planet and human health. New Culture’s groundbreaking science makes it possible for any cheese to be completely animal-free. In other words, cow cheese without cows. The future of dairy is here – and it tastes good. For more information, visit

About ADM

ADM unlocks the power of nature and enriches your quality of life. We are a leading global human and animal nutrition company delivering future-proof solutions today. We are pioneering new avenues of health and well-being as our scientists develop breakthrough products that support a healthier life. We are leading innovators leading the way into a new future of plant-based consumer and industrial solutions that replace petroleum-based products. We are an unparalleled agricultural supply chain manager and processor, delivering food security by connecting local needs with global capabilities. And we are a leader in sustainability, expanding our entire value chain to help decarbonize our industry and protect the planet. From the seed of an idea to the outcome of a solution, we give you the edge in solving the nutrition and sustainability challenges of today and tomorrow. For more information, please visit

Source: Company release

Source: ADM