Perfect Day

Perfect Day is a global leader in the research, development and production of flora-based, animal-free dairy.

Perfect Day is on a mission to create a kinder, greener tomorrow through the thoughtful use of biology.

Perfect Day was founded in 2014 by Ryan Pandya and Perumal Gandhi. The company is based in Emeryville, California.


Perfect Day leverages expertise across biological engineering, food innovation, and consumer products to help ompanies big and small to develop, scale, and commercialize next-generation products that satisfy consumers' demands and champion a path toward a sustainable future.


Perfect Day's flagship product, the world's first precision-fermented protein, debuted in 2020. Instead of relying on cows, Perfect Day utilizes microflora to create proprietary animal-free milk protein.


Perfect Day's protein can be used across a range of products to deliver the same taste and texture without compromise.


Perfect Day is backed by Temasek, CPP Investments, Horizons Ventures, ADM Capital, Bob Iger, SK, Inc., and others. The company raised $350M in Series D round on Sep 30, 2021. This brings Perfect Day's total funding to $711.5M to date. The latest round valued the company at $1.5B post-money.



  • Year founded: 2014
  • Funding Info: $711.5M over 7 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series D)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 201-500
  • Business Valuation: Valued at $1.5B as of Sep 30, 2021
  • City/Town: Emeryville
  • State: California
  • Country: United States
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