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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 […]

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 […]

Mosa Meat: Dutch Pioneer Slashes Animal-Free Fat Medium Costs By Over 65 Times

3 Mins Read Mosa Meat, the Dutch food tech that pioneered the world’s first cell-based beef, has announced a new R&D milestone, reducing its fat medium cost by over 65-times. The company’s “Fat Team” has also ensured that the differentiation media used to cultivate its meat is free from all animal components.  Mosa Meat has successfully reduced its […]

Hoxton Farms Bags US$3.75M To ‘Bring Back Fat’ By Cultivating It From Animal Cells

3 Mins Read London-based biotech startup Hoxton Farms has raised £2.7 million (approx. US$3.75 million) in a seed funding round for its cultivated fat technology. Using cell biology and mathematical modelling, the company grows a slaughter-free and sustainable “better kind of fat” directly from animal cells in bioreactors. Hoxton Farms says their cultivated fat ingredients will help elevate […]

Barcelona’s Cubiq Foods Is Cultivating Omega-3 Smart Fats For Alternative Meat

3 Mins Read Cubiq Foods is a Barcelona-based startup developing cultivated fats for alternative protein products. While many food techs are working on cell-based meats, Cubiq Foods is focused on cultivating healthier “smart” omega-3-rich structured fats, oils and other fatty emulsions for use in these new proteins. It hopes to be able to replace common saturated fats, such […]