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About Us

INVENT.  MTE develops protein ingredients that transform the texture of alternative meat. Our unique IP is in industrial extrusion processes and related protein treatment. Our products perfectly mimic and enhance the sensation of meat.


PRODUCE.  The company was founded in 2020 by the highest ranking technologists in Israel’s food industry and by 2021 submitted its first patent. Joined by world-class data scientists, protein engineers, and mechanical engineers, MTE introduces industry-oriented solutions into food mass production. Collaborating with leading multinational food companies, MTE was selected by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology as one of 2020’s most promising start-ups. 


GROW.  Consumers are curious about today’s meat alternatives, but they aren’t happy with them. They crave something closer to meat. Our products beat market leaders because texture is key to consumer satisfaction. Offering a meaty experience indistinguishable from the real thing, MTE’s TextMeat™ technology provides a solution for businesses looking to increase customer retention, rise above their competition, and grow in organic sales. 

Why Work With MTE

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We're promoting climate action
and providing an environmental solution

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We're Accelerating the world's
transition to alternative meat

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We're an innovative technology-driven

young startup

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We're taking an active step toward 

a sustainable future

We Work With

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Meet: The Team

MTE connects industry-leading multidisciplinary experts - food engineers, biochemical researchers, product developers and entrepeneurs - turning R&D into mass production.

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Dr. Yishai Mishor

Dr. Yishai Mishor is MTE's founder. Prior to MTE, Yishai was founder and CEO of Ein Hamishpat, a legal-tech start-up.


His 20-year career spans law, business, academia and politics, including serving as Chief of Staff to the President of Israel. Yishai holds a PhD in Law from the University of Oxford and was a professor at Oxford.


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Moshe Isarowitch

Moshe Iserowich, VP of Technical Process & Technology

Moshe Iserowich has rich experience in food extrusion and die design, having previously worked as Chief Mechanical Engineer at Unilever Israel.


Moshe is the owner of several registered patents in the field of food extrusion.

VP of Technical Process & Technology

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Dr. Nico Kist

Dr. Nico Kist is a computational biologist and founder of


He has over ten years' experience researching and consulting, applying that expertise to problems in cellular agriculture and plant-based meats. Dr. Kist holds a DPhil in Computational Biology from the University of Oxford. 

Data Science Adviser

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Sigal Spirman

Sigal Spirman has over 10 years’ experience managing operations, working as a policy advisor for a governmental minister, parliament members and NGOs.


Sigal holds an MA in Human Rights from University College London.

Head of Operations

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Natalie Lung

Natalie Lung has 8 years of experience in the financial and venture capital industries, most of which is focused on the food technology space. 


She focuses on strategy and business development at Orbillion Bio. Additionally, she managed Asia's first food-tech accelerator program at Brinc, through which she invested in and supported a portfolio of 50+ food technology startups, and brings experience from investment banking at HSBC. She holds a BA from Georgetown University. 

Strategy & Bussiness Advisor

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Sapir Matlaw

Sapir Matlaw is a Research Assistant, specializing in food biotechnology.


Sapir is a BSc student for Biotechnology Engineering at Ben Gurion University.

Research Assistant

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Dr. Anna Vitlin Gruber

Dr. Anna Vitlin Gruber has 16 years of hands-on experience in protein biochemistry, molecular biology, and plant development,


having held research and teaching positions at Tel Aviv University and UCLA. Anna holds a PhD in Biochemistry from Tel Aviv University.


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Dalia Mandelman

Dalia Mandelman is the former CEO of Strauss Coffee Israel and former CEO of Carmel Winery.


She brings 30 years of management, marketing and sales experience in the food, medical and hospitality industries.

Chief of Product

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Dr. Helena Andres-Terre

Dr. Helena Andres-Terre is an expert in AI solutions for Clinical Research, focusing on Deep Learning, Generative Modelling and data integration on Complex Systems.


With over 8 years of experience in Unsupervised Learning and Generative Models for multi-modal data integration, she has worked on a wide range of AI applications for healthcare and biology. She holds a PhD in Artificial Intelligence - Computer Science by the University of Cambridge.


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Nir Hazan

Nir Hazan is a food technologist with over 25 years of experience in the food industry, and over eight years of experience in food extrusion.


His previous positions include leading roles in R&D, scale-up and process development.

Extrusion Engineer

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Prof. Anwesha Sarkar

Professor Anwesha Sarkar is the Director of Research and Innovation and the Chair of Colloids and Surfaces at the University of Leeds.


Her research focuses on the tribological properties of soft surfaces for applications in food, healthcare and allied soft materials focusing on novel plant-based sustainable biomaterials. She is the co-inventor of 6 patents.

Scientific Adviser

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Yael Munk

Yael Munk is Meat.The End's Supply Chain Coordinator. 


Yael holds a BA in Economics and Psychology from Tel-Hai College.

Supply Chain Coordinator

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Moshe Juki Nesher

Moshe (Juky) Nesher brings extensive expertise in global development, production, purchasing and marketing of plant-based food products.


Moshe’s previous experience includes Chief Technologist for Nestle Israel, Chief Technologist for Tivall Food Industries and Head of Procurement for Osem-Nestle Group in Israel.


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Dr. Florian Wild

Dr Florian Wild is a world-leading extrusion expert in MTE’s European R&D department.


He has previously led dozens of R&D projects focusing on plant protein processing for premium meat and dairy alternatives, and was Senior Researcher at Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft. Florian holds a PhD from Technische Universität Berlin.


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Andres Voloschin

Andres Voloschin is Meat.The End's Head of Culinary Development. He brings with over 12 years of experience in food product development  for diverse industries, specializing in plant-based and cultivated meat development and sensory experience for the last 5 years.


Andres holds a BA in Economics & History from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

 Head of Culinary Development

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Caio Malufe

Caio Malufe is the founder of Be Plant Advisory and has worked globally consulting for private equity bodies and start-ups in the food and agriculture sectors.


He worked as an M&A and strategy senior manager at Cargill and in addition, brings experience from Blackstone and Orbillion. He holds a BBA in Corporate Finance & Financial Markets.

Strategy & Business Adviser

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David Bensal

David Bensal brings rich experience as Chief Technologist and Operation Manager at some of the leading companies in the Israeli food and oil industry,


including working as Chief Technologist at Strauss Coffee, the 5th largest coffee company in the word.

Technological Adviser

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Noa Sarusi

Noa Sarusi has 5 years of experience in operations, production and team management in the food, events, animal welfare and retail sectors.

Operations Officer

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Ilana Chernokozinsky

Ilana Chernokozinsky has over 15 years of experience in food science and technology, specializing in plant-based product development and applications.


Illana joins the MTE team following 3 years in Nestle’s R&D center in Ohio, USA, and a senior developer and team leader in Tivall.


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Asaf Zlotnik

Asaf Zlotnik is a food technologist with vast experience in overseeing product development in the food-tech industry, and accompanying development from concept to pilot production.


He holds an MSc in Biology from the Weizmann Institute of Science.

Senior Scientist

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Shlomo Ben Shimol

Shlomo Benshimol brings extensive experience in accounting, budgeting, and financial management for multinational companies.


Shlomo is also a certified public accountant in Israel and was the Chief Internal Auditor for Checkpoint, an Israeli tech giant, Strauss Group, Israel’s second-largest food company, and Bank Mizrahi. He was previously a Deloitte partner.

Head of Finance

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Francisco Conti

Francisco Conti has over 5 years of experience working in life science production and research positions in the pharmaceutical and food industries.


He holds a MSc in chemistry from Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Argentina.

Computational Biology Researcher

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Idan Gazal

Idan Gazal brings seven years of theoretical and practical experience in food science, QA and regulation in the Israeli culinary industry.


He was previously in charge of QA at Tamam Kitchen. Idan holds a BSc in Food Technology from Tel-Hai Academic College.

Quality Assurance Officer

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Shani Livne

Shani Livne is Meat.The End's Office Manager. She has a background in operations, international relations and customer service. 

In addition to Shani's hands-on expertise in diplomatic delegation operations, Shani brings her experience and passion in vegan patisserie. 

Office Manager

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