Tyson New Ventures will invest in alternative proteins, food security and using the internet in the food chain and its first deal was backing Beyond Meat, which has created a plant-based protein.

Mary Kay James (pictured), a managing director (MD) at DuPont Ventures, the corporate venturing unit of the eponymous chemicals company undergoing a complex merger with peer Dow Chemical, has joined US-based meat processor Tyson Foods to run its new $150m fund. Tyson New Ventures will invest in alternative proteins, food security and using the internet…

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