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Foodtech start-ups push ethical coffee and chocolate

By Emiko Terazono

09 Sep 2022 · 4 min read

Editor's Note

FT gives a roundup of startups that are working on developing bean-less coffee and chocolate products to address issues around deforestation.

First it was dairy-free milk, then meatless burgers. Now entrepreneurs and investors are hoping to create a market for bean-free chocolate and coffee.

Like alternative dairy and meat, the new products aspire to be better for the planet while addressing social problems related to industries that affect some of the world’s poorest communities.

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