QOA Press Room

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QOA in the Press

December 2021

Innovation Origins – December 3, 2021
QOA makes sustainable cocoa-free chocolate


November 2021

1E9 Magazine – November 12, 2021
Dieses Start-up will mit Schokolade das Klima retten

ingredients network – November 4, 2021
Cocoa-free chocolate company raises $6M for expansion

Munich Startup – November 4, 2021
Qoa sichert sich 5,2 Millionen Euro


October 2021

Green Queen – October 28, 2021
Germany’s QOA Raises $6M In Seed Funding For Cocoa-Free Fermented Chocolate Production

Business Insider / Gründerszene – October 28, 2021
Kakao-freie Schokolade zweier Wissenschaftler überzeugt namhafte VCs

Startbase – October 27, 2021
Qoa überzeugt Investoren

CompassList – October 27, 2021
QOA: Gourmet guilt-free chocolate, without the cocoa

TechCrunch – October 27, 2021
QOA brings in $6 Million seed round to do for chocolate what Oatly did for milk

Lebensmittel Zeitung (print only) – October 15, 2021
Ganz ohne Kakao – Das Startup QOACompany will den Schokoladenmarkt revolutionieren und fermentiert anstelle von Kakao verschiedene Nebenprodukte der Lebensmittelproduktion


September 2021

International Confectionery – September 13, 2021
alt.Chocolate – a cost effective solution?

Periodismo – September 6, 2021
Un chocolate libre de trabajo infantil y deforestación


August 2021

Green Queen – August 24, 2021
QOA’s Lab-Made Fermented Chocolate Comes Free From Cocoa and Unsustainable Production Practices

The Optimist Daily – August 22, 2021
This lab-fermented chocolate solves the industry’s child labor problems

The Cocoa Post – August 21, 2021
Forget China! Germany Is Replacing Cocoa From Chocolate In 14 Years

Mashed – August 21, 2021
Why This New Chocolate Is Intentionally Made Without Cocoa

People Magazine – August 20, 2021
Company Creates Cocoa-Free ‘Chocolate’ to Curb Industry’s Environmental and Child Labor Issues

The Takeout – August 19, 2021
Cocoa-free “chocolate” created in lab tastes just like the real thing

Homecrux – August 17, 2021
QOA’s Cocoa-Free Chocolate is Made Using Sustainable Precision Fermentation

Design Taxi – August 17, 2021
Cocoa-Free ‘Chocolate’ That’s Fooled Even Experts Could Soon Be Sold Near You

Food Digital – August 17, 2021
Qoa, the foodtech company developing lab-grown chocolate

Fast Company – August 16, 2021
This lab-fermented no-cocoa ‘chocolate’ solves the industry’s climate and child-labor problems