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The Big Idea Podcast: Food, Featuring Harmony  

Recently, our CEO & Founder, Del Afonso, appeared on The Big Idea Podcast: Food to discuss why he founded Harmony and the issues with hypoallergenic formulas currently available on the market. As a dad of three with one cow’s milk allergic baby, Del knows firsthand the struggles of finding a formula that works allergic babies

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Addressing Shortcomings in the Infant Formula Industry

Over the past year, the infant formula shortage in the U.S. has brought attention to how desperately the industry needs revamping. Recently, Del Afonso and Dr. Neil Schauer sat down with Brinc to discuss the critical and non-negotiable need for alternative options beyond traditional dairy and soy-based formulas, especially for babies with cow’s milk allergies.  

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biotechnology

Worldwide Food Crisis: Global Leaders in Food Innovation Come Together to Create New Solutions

By 2050, the world population is projected to reach 10 billion people, and the current food production practices simply cannot keep up with the increasing population. Our own Shirley Sze-To explores the development and implementation of various new food technologies that could solve this issue.

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Introducing Dr. Robert DiGregorio, D.O., Head of Regulatory Affairs

We are excited to introduce Dr. Robert DiGregorio, D.O., Harmony’s Head of Regulatory Affairs. Robert is a physician executive benefitting from 4 decades of experience in healthcare.  He served as the Global Head of Regulatory and Scientific Affairs at Nestle Nutrition and the VP of Regulatory Affairs at Pfizer after beginning his regulatory career in

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biotechnology

Removing Cow’s Milk: 82% of Formula’s Carbon Footprint 

Just about every infant formula available on the market uses cow’s milk as its nutritional basis. This usage of cow’s milk as the main ingredient in the production of formula is what Harmony is trying to change by replacing cow’s milk with human breast milk proteins.   In the current infant formula industry, using cow’s milk

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Three Questions for Dr. Mariana Souza, Ph.D., Harmony’s Infant Nutrition and Formulation Expert

Dr. Mariana Souza, Ph.D. is one of the leading scientists in infant nutrition and is working on the front lines to create Harmony’s infant formulas. With a Ph.D. in Food Science and Technology and over a decade of experience working in baby nutrition development from routine formulas to complex specialty formulas for babies with genetic

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Breast Milk – Can It Trigger Allergic Reactions?

Babies being allergic to cow’s milk is a topic that is often discussed among parents. Standard infant formula, which is made from cow’s milk will trigger this allergy, but what about human breast milk? Do breastfeeding moms need to worry about their baby being allergic to breast milk? The answer is complicated. While human breast milk

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Three Questions for Dr. Julia Robert, Our Bioprocess and Human Protein Expert

We are proud to introduce Dr. Julia Robert, Harmony’s upstream and downstream bioprocess engineering expert working at our new LabCentral laboratory in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Harmony won LabCentral Ignite’s 2021 Golden Ticket, a program designed to bring up underrepresented founders in the biotech industry whose startups have a high impact on improving human health. As a reward,

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Three Questions for Shirley Sze-To, Harmony’s Asian Operations and Fundraising Expert

We are proud to introduce Shirley Sze-To, our fundraising and Asian operations specialist. Based in Hong Kong, Shirley has been spearheading our expansion into international markets, setting up our laboratory and home base for Asian operations at Hong Kong Science and Technology Park, one of the leading innovation hubs in Asia. We sat down with

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Del Afonso: Our Goal is to Deliver Peace of Mind to Struggling Families and Babies

Although we are innovating the baby formula industry using science, our real focus is not on technology. Our real focus is on helping struggling families and allergic babies and ease the pain and panic they feel while searching for feeding options, because at the end of the day, this is what really matters. Technology is

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