About 1/3 of the edible parts of food produced for human consumption is lost or wasted, corresponding to about 1.3 billion tonnes of food per year. Mycosortia would like to reduce such food wastage using our proprietary microbial biotransformation technology.
Our mission is to unlock the nutritional value of food side streams, reduce food wastage, and provide high-value clean-label functional food ingredients.
Functional Protein FibProt®
Okara is a byproduct of the soy milk and tofu industries. It’s made up of over 80% water, and its dry matter contains approximately 20-35% protein and other important nutrients. Globally, over 10 million tons of okara are produced each year. Unfortunately, only 20% of this is used for animal feed or compost, while the majority is discarded due to its high fiber content and unpleasant mouthfeel.
Mycosortia converts okara to a high-value ready-to-eat functional protein FibProt® using our proprietary biotransformation technology. FibProt loses its fiber mouthfeel and undergoes a remarkable texture transformation.