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Veganuary Co-Founder Launches New Vegan Fried Chicken Brand VFC

3 Mins Read Co-founder of U.K.-based movement Veganuary, Matthew Glover, has partnered with renowned chef and restaurateur Adam Lyons to launch a new vegan fried chicken brand. Dubbed VFC, the company is described as a “positive rebellion” against the health, environmental and animal welfare impacts of factory farming by offering people a delicious animal-free choice.  Officially launched in […]

Top 10 Alternative Protein Headlines Of 2020

5 Mins Read There’s no doubt that it’s been a record-breaking year for the alternative protein industry, from the world’s first regulatory approval for cell-based meat to enormous rounds of funding despite the economic downturn amidst the pandemic. To round up 2020, we’ve rounded up the ten most exciting headlines and milestones that took the alternative protein world […]

After Algae Energy Bars, Naka Foods Develops Plant-Based Chicken To Change The Way Indians Consume Meat

4 Mins Read Indian foodtech company Naka Foods, is known amongst health-conscious Indians for their 4pm spirulina snack bars. Today, the young startup is on a mission to address the limitations of the existing food system by providing sustainable and plant-based meat alternatives for the Indian and Asian consumers made from native crops. Founded by Kushal Aradhya, the […]

Cultured Protein: A Guide To Every Cell-Based Meat Startup In The World Right Now

10 Mins Read The alternative protein market is on fire right now, estimated to be worth approximately $2.2Bn, and cultivated meat is expected to play an important role in the shift from traditional meat products. Experienced scientists are engaging in so called cellular agriculture with the aim of reducing animal-based agriculture’s negative impact on both the planet and the […]

Eat Just Makes First-Ever Commercial Sale Of Cultured Meat In Singapore

4 Mins Read Shortly after winning the race to become the first to gain regulatory approval for cultured meat in Singapore, Eat Just has announced that it has now made the world’s first-ever commercial sale of cell-based meat for human consumption to a restaurant in Singapore. The restaurant, 1880, will be launching Eat Just’s cultivated chicken on Saturday […]

‘Tesla Of Chicken’ Food Tech SIMULATE Launches New Plant-Based Discs

3 Mins Read SIMULATE, the New York startup behind the tech-forward plant-based NUGGS, has just launched its newest product – a vegan chicken patty dubbed DISCS. Known as the “Tesla of Chicken”, the food tech describes its operations as similar to a software firm that constantly improves its formula and “updates” its products to bring consumers the best-tasting […]

HaoFood: This Shanghai Food Tech Makes Asian Fried Chicken From Peanuts

3 Mins Read While many plant-based meat alternatives on the market are made with soy, wheat or pea protein, this startup is doing something different. Their secret sauce to make the perfect vegan fried chicken? Peanuts. Based in Shanghai and recently accepted into ProVeg Incubator’s latest cohort of groundbreaking women-led food techs, HaoFood has plans to bring its […]

Eat The Change: Beyond Meat Chairman Launches Vegan Mushroom Jerky Line

3 Mins Read Eat the Change, a new plant-based snack startup co-founded by Beyond Meat chairman Seth Goldman and celebrity chef Spike Mendelsohn, has debuted its first product – organic mushroom jerky. Currently available through the brand’s direct-to-consumer online platform, the products will be rolling out across retail channels starting from January next year.  Marking the brand’s first […]

French Startup Core Biogenesis Secures US$3.1M To Scale Growth Factors For Cell-Based Meat

3 Mins Read French startup Core Biogenesis has raised €2.6 million (US$3.16 million) in seed financing, which will go towards accelerating production of its cost-efficient growth factors for applications in both cell therapy and the development of cultivated meat. The startup, currently with the Paris-based incubator Station F, says it will work towards producing its first samples and […]

Mosa Meat Announces Oversubscribed Series B To US$75M After Second Close

3 Mins Read Mosa Meat, the Dutch company behind the world’s first cell-based beef burger which the startup debuted in 2013, has announced the second closing of its Series B financing with US$20 million to bring its total amount raised in this round to US$75 million. Welcoming new global partners on board, the food tech says it will […]

GFI Named Top Charity 5th Year In A Row For Leading Sustainable Alt Protein Growth

3 Mins Read The Good Food Institute (GFI) has been named a Top Charity by the Animal Charity Evaluators (ACE) for the fifth consecutive year. The award evaluates the track record of success, impact and scope of nonprofit organisations, with the GFI specifically recognised for its research, policy advocacy and funding success in supporting the alternative protein industry.  […]

Israel’s Prime Minister Tries Aleph Farms Cultivated Steak & Pledges Government Support For Cell-Based Meat

4 Mins Read Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has tasted cultivated steak developed by food tech Aleph Farms, becoming the first head of a government to do so. The taste test was a part of Netanyahu’s national policy plan to propel Israel as a leader in alternative protein and pledged  to support the country’s fast-growing industry.  Israel’s prime […]