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Aqua Cultured Foods Raises $5.5 Million in Seed Funding to Disrupt ‘Big Fish’ With Fungi

3 Mins Read Aqua Cultured Foods has announced $5.5 million in a Seed funding round to accelerate its mycoprotein-based seafood. The new funding was led by Stray Dog Capital, a venture capital fund that specializes in investing in alternative protein ventures. Other participants included H Venture Partners, Aztec Capital Management, and Amplifica Capital, as well as follow-on investments […]

Jimi Biotech Debuts China’s First Cultivated Chicken

3 Mins Read The innovation and AI-driven Jimi Biotech has presented the first fully developed cultivated meat in China. China-based Jimi Biotech has achieved a major milestone in cultivated meat by developing what it says is the country’s first 100 percent cell-based meat. The product is created entirely from animal cells without any plant scaffolding. Zhehou Cao, CEO […]

28 of South Korea’s Cultivated Meat Stakeholders Sign MOU to Advance the Industry

3 Mins Read Cultivated meat industry stakeholders in South Korea, including manufacturers, academia, and several city and provincial governments are working to advance cellular agriculture. The memo of understanding (MOU) was led by South Korea’s North Gyeongsang Province (Gyeongsangbuk-do) and 28 signatories including city governments (Pohang-si, Gyeongsan-si, Gumi-si, Uiseong-gun), universities (POSTECH, Yeungnam University), research and technology institutions (Korea […]

Selfridges’ Move to Increase Resale, Repair, Rental, and Refills

2 Mins Read U.K. department store chain Selfridges is putting sustainability front and center. It says by 2030, nearly half of its customer interactions should be based on resale, repair, rental, or refills. Dubbing the circular initiative “Reselfridges,” the four-location chain wants to change the way consumers shop. “We have got to commit to a significant and fundamental […]

7-Eleven Singapore Just Dropped 6 New Impossible Beef Ready Meals

3 Mins Read 7-Eleven Singapore has just bolstered its line-up of plant-based ready meals, launching six new Impossible Beef offerings islandwide. Landing across more than 350 outlets, the convenience giant’s new Impossible products, from onigiri to spicy wraps, are all priced under S$6, in yet another move to make plant-based eating affordable to the masses. 7-Eleven Singapore has […]

The Cell-To-Table Movement: How Steer-Less Steaks Will Redefine Sustainably Grown Meat

8 Mins Read In the late 1970s, the “farm-to-table” movement was born out of Alice Waters’ desire to create a local, sustainable ecosystem between food production, distribution, and consumption. Chez Panisse, her Berkeley restaurant credited with championing this new dining approach, has since inspired many others. Farm-to-table mainly refers to restaurants sourcing food directly from local, ideally small […]