Singapore-Based TurtleTree Announces Cell-Based Human Lactoferrin As First Commercial Product

4 Mins Read Singapore and U.S.-based food tech TurtleTree will be launching human lactoferrin as its first cell-based commercial product. Until now, lactoferrin has been derived from cow’s milk and is used in infant milk formulas for its immunity-boosting properties, as well as in performance nutrition and medical applications. TurtleTree is now gearing up to bring to market […]

TurtleTree Scientific Partners With JSBio For Commercial Scale Cell Culture Media Production

3 Mins Read TurtleTree Scientific, the new venture dedicated to food-grade growth factors launched by Singapore cell-based milk startup TurtleTree Labs, has forged a new strategic partnership with JSBiosciences (JSBio), a cell culture media supplier based out of both the U.S. and China. The collaboration will see JSBio supply clients under TurtleTree with a supply of food-grade basal […]

‘Cell-Based For All’: TurtleTree Scientific & Dyadic To Develop Low-Cost Growth Factors At Scale

3 Mins Read TurtleTree Scientific, the new venture dedicated to food-grade growth factors launched by Singapore cell-based milk startup TurtleTree Labs, has just announced a strategic partnership with biotech leader Dyadic International to develop a range of recombinant proteins growth factors that can be produced at high-yields and for a low-cost. TurtleTree says that this could mean not […]

TurtleTree Scientific: Singapore Cell-Based Startup To Bring Cost-Effective Growth Factors To Other Market Players

4 Mins Read Singapore cell-based startup TurtleTree Labs has announced the launch of a new venture dedicated to the development of food-grade growth factors. Called TurtleTree Scientific, the team will work with other cell-based meat players and bring its expertise in cost-efficient cell culture media and growth factors to accelerate the path to market.  Announced on Wednesday (January […]

TurtleTree Labs Closes Oversubscribed US$6.2M Pre-A Round For Lab-Grown Breast Milk

4 Mins Read TurtleTree Labs, the world’s first startup to develop lab-grown milk with the same composition as real dairy milk without any cows, has just announced the closing of an oversubscribed US$6.2 million Pre-A funding round. The Singapore-based startup says it will be using the capital to accelerate its research and production of cell-based human milk targeted […]

TurtleTree Labs Awarded S$1M By Temasek Foundation For Lab-Grown Milk From All Mammals

3 Mins Read Singapore-based startup TurtleTree Labs has recently been awarded S$1 million (US$718,800) by Temasek Foundation after winning The Liberty Challenge 2020. The prize money will help the company develop a pilot product in Singapore and to scale-up its biotechnology solution for slaughter-free lab-grown milk with full functionality from all mammals.  The challenge, which was presented by […]

Singapore’s TurtleTree Labs Is Launching Lab-Grown Breast Milk By 2021

3 Mins Read Singapore startup TurtleTree Labs, the makers of dairy milk without cows, will be launching lab-grown breast milk by 2021. Originally only focused on disrupting the unsustainable dairy farming industry with their lab-grown cow’s milk, the startup is now looking to work with major formula brands to produce human breast milk to have a positive impact […]

TurtleTree Labs: Singapore Lab-Grown Dairy Startup Produces Milk Without The Cows

3 Mins Read Singapore-based biotech startup TurtleTree Labs is developing dairy milk in laboratory settings, which will come at a fraction of the environmental footprint when compared to conventional dairy milk. By producing lab-grown milk that recreates the exact composition, functionality and taste of milk, TurtleTree Labs hopes to disrupt a multibillion dollar industry that is a major […]

China Holds First Cellular Agriculture Forum To Embolden Cultivated Meat Progress

4 Mins Read Food security and a growing demand for protein is on every government’s mind. A new cultivated meat industry association, the China Cellular Agriculture Forum, held its first event last week and was attended by approximately 30 companies within the cultivated sector. Key on the agenda? To help create a sustainable, secure animal protein future in […]

Israel’s Wilk Technologies Earns U.S. Patent Approval For Cultivated Breast and Animal Milk Processes

3 Mins Read U.S. patent approval has been granted to Israel’s Wilk Technologies for its proprietary procedures and technology associated with milk cultivation. The company, formerly known as BioMilk, holds the patent exclusively and it covers both animal and breastmilk production. The startup is in the process of developing methodologies for commercial-scale sustainable milk manufacturing.  Wilk aims to […]

Cell-Cultured Breastmilk Offers Parents Alternative To Formula

4 Mins Read By: Ruth Purcell & Bianca Le, The University of Melbourne Science has made impressive gains in the art of producing animal products minus the animal. Now this emerging field of cellular agriculture is taking on its biggest challenge yet: breastmilk. Breastmilk is a complex substance, and breastfeeding is even more complicated. We are a long way […]

Precision Fermentation Breast Milk Startup Helaina Bags $20M Series A

2 Mins Read Helaina, the startup developing immune-equivalent proteins in breast milk through precision fermentation, has raised $20 million. Helaina has closed its Series A funding round with $20 million, co-led by early-stage tech investors Spark Capital and Siam Capital. Participating investors included Primary Venture Partners and Plum Alley Investments, as well as American celebrities like Tom Williams, […]