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Crop Trader ADM Pours Money Into Firm Making Meat Out of Air

  • ADM, Barclays and a Google unit lead $32 million funding round
  • Air Protein is using CO2, oxygen and nitrogen to make meat
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Source: Air Protein
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One of the world’s largest agricultural commodity traders is pouring money into a startup making meat from elements of the air.

Archer-Daniels-Midland Co., Barclays Plc and Google’s venture capital unit are leading a $32 million series A funding for Air Protein. The California-based firm combines carbon dioxide, oxygen and nitrogen with water and minerals in a probiotic production process that converts the elements into nutrients.