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Fast Company

C16 Biosciences’ Palmless is a winner in Fast Company’s 2023 World Changing Ideas Awards


Beauty:Green Stars- Refillable, Reusable, Receptales


Why the "Biotech Boom" Has Potential to Spur Real Change in the Beauty Industry

CNN Underscored

59 sustainable products our editors love - CNN Underscored

Fast Company

The company behind this bottle wants to upend the Earth-destroying, $60 billion palm oil business

Well + Good

Palm Oil Remains a Beauty-Industry Staple Despite Its Role in Deforestation and Pollution—This Company Is Changing That

New Scientist

First beauty products made with synthetic palm oil go on sale


The Next Step in C16 Biosciences’ Mission to Upend $60B Palm Oil Industry Is a Multipurpose Beauty Product

Global Cosmetic Industry

The Beauty Ingredient Agenda: February 2023


Lab-grown alternatives aim to cut palm oil dependence

Food Ingredients 1st

Need for change: Start-ups brew up fermented alternatives to unsustainable palm oil


C16 Has built a palm oil farm in midtown manhattan to stop global deforestation

Cosmetics and Toiletries

C16 Biosciences Launches Palmless Brand, Teases Torula Palm Alternative

Food Navigator

C16 Biosciences gears up to launch fermentation-based palm oil replacement for personal care in 2023, food in 2024

Business Wire

C16 Biosciences Launches Palmless™ Bio-Manufactured Alternative to Palm Oil, Reveals Beauty as First-To-Market Product In Early 2023

Premium Beauty News

C16 Biosciences’ bio-manufactured palm oil enters commercialization stage

Genetic Engineering News

C16 Biosciences Gears up to Go Palmless

Green Queen

Bill Gates-Backed C16 Biosciences Will Bring Its First Palm Oil Alternative to Market Next Year


Palm oil is in almost everything, and it’s devastating rainforests. This Bill Gates-backed company used microbes to create an alternative

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