Next Gen is a foodtech company on a mission to make leaving a better world for our kids a pleasure, not a pain.
Next Gen uses plants to create delicious and satisfying foods that will make you forget why animals were ever needed for food.
Next Gen was founded in 2020 by Timo Recker and Andre Menezes. The company is headquartered in Singapore.
Next Gen’s first product is called TiNDLE Thy, an alternative to chicken thighs. TiNDLE Thy has received the Healthier Choice Symbol, which is administered by Singapore’s Health Promotion Board.
TiNDLE Thy's ingredients include water, soy, wheat, oat fiber, coconut oil and methylcellulose, a culinary binder, but the key to its chicken-like flavor is a proprietary blend of plant-based fats, like sunflower oil, and natural flavors that allows it to cook like chicken meat.
Next Gen is backed by Temasek, GGV Capital, K3 Ventures, EDB New Ventures, NX-Food, FEBE Ventures, Blue Horizon, and others. The company raised $20M in Seed extension round on Jul 14, 2021. The brings Next Gen's total funding to $32.2M to date.