The world’s first plant-based whole cuts
On a mission to offer 100% meat-free products without any compromise.
Tristan Maurel, Martin Habfast
Innovating Agrifood Transformation Processes
Unlocking the future of protein texturization
Umiami’s “umisation” process, a breakthrough plant protein texturizing process, provides a new experience in plant-based foods, with a better taste, a texture truly comparable to that of animal meat, a better nutritional profile, and a clean label, while maintaining an accessible price point.
While consumers in today’s supermarkets have a plethora of plant-based options to choose from, what’s markedly missing from grocery aisles is whole cuts: steak, chicken breast, whole fish filet – consumers’ favorite meat choices.
Umami’s unique protein texturizing process, “umisation”, provides control of fiber size, direction and thickness, allowing Umiami to produce delicious and convincing whole cuts, unlocking a whole new world of plant-based possibilities.
Founded in 2020 by Tristan Maurel and Martin Habfast, Umiami was created to provide a healthy, nutritious, reasonably priced alternative for meat-lovers who want to reduce their meat consumption.
Umiami’s B2B distribution model allows them to focus on research and development and provides a clear path to scaling the company’s impact across the globe. The Umiami team is young and impressive, with a laser sharp focus on the hurdles facing the advancement of the plant-based market. They are poised to lead the next generation of alternative protein companies driving a future of food that is nutritious, delicious and accessible to all.
Tristan Maurel, CEO & Co-Founder of Umiami, Forbes 30 under 30
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