Refusing to accept status quo

Re-inventing
The Foods We Love

Using science and technology we aim to develop plant based food alternatives that are tastier, more nutritious and more sustainable for our planet.

Making a Better Cheese

We are on a mission to reimagine and reinvent the foods we love to be good for us while fitting within our planetary boundaries and our ethical compass. We are currently in the lab developing our first products in the cheese category. Stay tuned.

In The Press

2020-01-23

Noquo Foods Raises $3.6M to Make Plant-based Cheese That Actually Tastes Good

Today Stockholm, Sweden-based Noquo Foods announced it had raised a €3.25 million ($3.6 million USD) seed round. Investors included VC firms Astanor Ventures, Northzone, Inventure, Purple Orange Ventures, and Creandum.

2020-01-23

BREAKING: Noquo Foods raises €3.25m in seed funding to crack plant-based cheese

Swedish startup Noquo Foods has raised €3.25 million ($3.7 million) in seed funding from a list of heavyweight investors to develop plant-based cheese.

2020-01-23

Raising €3.25M to fund the most ambitious attempt to crack plant based cheese

One year ago Anja and I founded Noquo Foods to re-invent our favourite foods, starting with cheese. Today we are announcing our 3.25M EUR Seed Round to fund what we believe will be the most ambitious attempt to make a better cheese.

2019-11-27

Daniel Skavén Ruben on why he is joining us as a Senior Advisor

We are humbled to have Daniel from the Rockefeller Foundation join us as a Senior Advisor. Read more about his and our views here.

2019-10-30

Blog: Suiting up for Mission Impossible — meet our two new scientists

Anja shares the story of how 130 candidates resulted in our two new food scientists Suzy and Raquel.

2019-04-29

Video: Sorosh presents at Norrsken Sessions

A 7 minute video where Sorosh presents what we are up to at Norrsken Sessions with Oatly CEO Toni Petersson.

2019-03-10

Techprofil vill bygga nya Oatly

Han var med och sålde Videoplaza för över en halv miljard under 2014. Sorosh Tavakolis nästa affär är vegansk ost. ”Ingen har riktigt försökt”‚ säger han om sitt nya bolag Noquo Foods.

2019-02-27

Blog: Why we are starting Noquo Foods to reinvent the foods we love

Today, we are announcing the birth of Noquo Foods to challenge the status quo and re-invent the foods we love, starting with cheese.

2019-02-26

Podcast interview: Sorosh talks about the future of Sustainable Food

An interview in Norrsken Podcast with the founder of Noquo Foods, Sorosh Tavakoli, talking about sustainability, charities, micro algae, duckweed and most recently the protein shift.

About Us

Noquo Foods

We love cheese. We love yoghurt. Ice cream too, and so many other animal based products that are fundamental to our culture and heritage. But using animals to produce these goodies is extremely wasteful and destructive.

In early 2019 we, Sorosh Tavakoli and Anja Leissner, started Noquo Foods to challenge the status quo and re-invent the foods we love, starting with cheese. Read more in blog

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We’re Hiring

Food Product Developer

A Product Developer with hands on experience from the food industry to project manage the development process from prototype to commercial launch.

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Technician, Food Product Development

An experienced technician who can help pump up the volume in the laboratory and accelerate the product development.

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Food Technologist

A passionate Food Technologist with a scientific and hands on experience in developing and taking food products from laboratory to market.

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Culinary Developer / Chef

We are exploring how to bring in culinary expertise into the team as we transition from lab to plate.

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