Marcy Venture Capital, a VC firm co-founded by Jay-Z announced new investment into plant-based protein company Simulate, according to Bloomberg. Simulate produces popular plant-based chicken nuggets NUGGS.

A person from Simulate confirmed the participation of Marcy Venture Capital in the company’s Series B round but did not disclose the details of the dollar amount. The company raised $50 million in the round. NUGGS calls itself “a chicken nugget simulation.” You order the nuggets online and they ship to your home. The company also offers “discs,” plant-based sandwich patties.

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According to AgFunderNews, the rapper also has invested in Impossible Foods, Oatly, and vegan cookie brand, Partake Foods. Both sales and stock prices of plant-based meats increased in 2020. Grocery sales of vegan meat alternatives increased by 264% during the nine weeks ending May 2, 2020, according to Nielsen data. The first week of March 2020 saw vegan meat sales rise 206% the first week of March and 279% the second week of March.

Here are some amazing homemade plant-based chicken-style nugget recipes for you:

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Eating more plant-based foods is known to help with chronic inflammation, heart health, mental wellbeing, fitness goals, nutritional needs, allergies, gut health, and moreDairy consumption also has been linked to many health problems, including acne, hormonal imbalance, cancer, prostate cancer and has many side effects.

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