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Dutch Scientists Are Making Cell-Based Caviar A Reality

3 Mins Read You might have heard about cellular agriculture being used to create cultivated steak or cultured chicken bites, but now, scientists are focusing on the luxury seafood delicacy: caviar. In the Netherlands, a new research project is now underway to develop cell-based caviar to help save the endangered sturgeon fish.  Scientists at Wageningen University & Research […]

GOOD Meat Raises $97M, Bringing Its Total Funding For Cultivated Meat To $267M

3 Mins Read Food tech company Eat Just’s cultivated meat division GOOD Meat has raised US$97 million in new funding, adding to the $170 million round the company announced in May of this year and bringing GOOD’s overall round to $267 million. The new funds will go towards further research and development for GOOD’s cultivated meat products. New […]

MeaTech Is Now Churning Out 100% Pure Cultured Chicken Fat

3 Mins Read Israeli startup MeaTech is now able to produce over half a kilogram of cell-based chicken fat in a single production run. According to the firm, the prototype is the first example of 100% pure cultivated fat biomass grown in this quantity outside of an animal, and brings the food tech one step closer to commercialising […]

Swiss Big Food Trio Team Up To Build Cell-Based Meat Factory

3 Mins Read Three of Switzerland’s largest food companies, Givaudan, Bühler and Migros, are now joining forces to build a new cell-based meat factory. Located in Zurich, the Cultured Food Innovation Hub will house a pilot production plant, as well as R&D facilities dedicated to the creation of novel cell-based and precision fermentation protein products. Three Swiss food […]

World Exclusive: Singapore Grants Food Processing License To Esco Aster For Cell-Based Cultivated Meat Manufacturing

5 Mins Read Singapore has yet again earned a ‘world first’ badge in the global cultivated protein industry, this time granting Esco Aster a license to manufacture cultured animal cells meat for commercial sale. The Singapore Food Agency (SFA) gave its approval to the manufacturer in July, positioning the city-state as a firm world and regional leader in […]

MeaTech Files US Patent For FBS-Free, Affordable Cultured Fat

3 Mins Read Israeli food tech MeaTech has filed a patent application with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for its proprietary method of culturing fat using only plant-sourced inputs. The process enables the startup to create cell-based meat products that mimic the fatty marbling on real cuts of meat, such as Wagyu beef, at “significantly […]

Eat Just To Build First MENA Cell-Based Meat Facility In Qatar

4 Mins Read The first-ever cell-based meat facility is about to land in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), after a partnership was forged between Eat Just and Doha Venture Capital (DVC) and Qatar Free Zones Authority (QFZA). Located in the Umm Alhoul Free Zone, the new factory will produce Eat Just’s cultured chicken, which won the […]

World First: Cell-Based Crab Meat Unveiled At Shiok Meats Tasting

4 Mins Read Diners joining Shiok Meats’ private testing event were treated to the world’s first-ever cell-based crab meat. Collaborating with Chef José Luis Del Amo, the Singapore food tech unveiled crab cakes and chilli crab, as well as lobster and shrimp dishes—all made from seafood cultured directly from crustacean cells.  On August 26, diners invited to Shiok […]

Red To Green Series – Dr. Daniel Jolley of Northumbria University: ‘The Alternative Protein Industry Should Learn From 5G Rollout’

4 Mins Read The Red to Green Podcast features food startups and food industry leaders to cover game-changing breakthroughs in the future of food. In Season 3, Promoting Alternative Proteins, show host Marina Schmidt takes a deep dive into the world of alt-protein, from novel technologies like precision fermentation and cellular agriculture to tackling industry challenges like getting […]

This UK Startup Is Making It ‘Seamless’ To Scale Up Cell-Based Meat

3 Mins Read There’s a new cellular agriculture startup on the block, but unlike many others, it doesn’t want to make a name for itself as a brand of cultivated meat. Instead, it wants to help other companies that are using cell-ag to scale up and commercialise. With its “seamless” platform, Unicorn Biotechnologies is making its mission to […]