EXCLUSIVE: A Company Growing Protein On Trees Raises $20m Series D

As with money, protein is not known for growing on trees. But only if you haven’t heard of TerViva — a California-based agribusiness planting tens of thousands of pongamia trees in Florida and Hawaii. According to TerViva, the pongamia tree is a protein powerhouse that far outclasses the globally dominant soybean: its yields, the team says, can offer as much as 10 times the beans per acre as soy.

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