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Shiok Opens Singapore’s First Cultivated Seafood R&D ‘Mini-Plant’ 

3 Mins Read Singapore food tech Shiok Meats has opened the doors to its “mini-plant”, the first-of-its-kind R&D facility dedicated to cultivated seafood in the city in a ceremony inaugurated by the city’s state environmental minister. Shiok has officially opened the doors to its mini-plant on Monday (November 22), marking the first-ever cell-based seafood advanced R&D facility to […]

JBS Dives Into Cell-Based Meat With $100M Acquisition and R&D Investment

3 Mins Read The world’s largest meat company JBS is diving into the cell-based meat space with a $100M investment to acquire Spain’s BioTech Foods and construct a new R&D centre.  JBS, the world’s biggest meat processor, is now pivoting its business towards alternative proteins with its first foray into the cell-based meat space. It has announced plans […]

Seasoned Impact Investors Back Cultivated Seafood Pioneer Shiok Meats To Help Bring Novel Foods To Market

3 Mins Read Shiok Meats, the Singapore-based food tech developing cell-based crustaceans, has secured more funding for its bridge round. The oversubscribed round has welcomed support from two new investors, Cultured Seafood LLC and Yi Sung Yong, and will help the startup “take the next step in bringing novel foods to market”.  Shiok has announced follow-on funding for […]

Beluga vs. Burger: Price Parity and Scalability Won’t Stop Cultivated Luxury Products From Reaching Commercial Viability

8 Mins Read By: Prof. Dr. Muriel Vernon, Dr. Sundar Pattabiraman and Henri Kunz Recently, two Techno Economic Analyses (TEAs) on the subject of (commodity) cultivated meat have been hotly debated. More specifically, the critical cost reduction necessary for its commercial viability, with both TEAs showing that cultivated meat may have a long way to go before it can be successfully […]

New Age Meats To Launch Cell-Based Sausages By 2022 After $25M Series A

4 Mins Read New Age Meats is racing ahead to scale production and launch its first product, cell-based sausages, in the US by 2022 after bagging $25 million in funding. The new Series A round, led by South Korean energy giant Hanwha Solutions, will also pave the way for the Californian food tech to tap opportunities in Asian […]

Cell-Based Meat Could Bring £2.1B Boost To UK Economy: Oxford Study

5 Mins Read £2.1 billion is on the line for the UK economy, and it depends on whether the government will greenlight its burgeoning cell-based meat sector. In a new report, Oxford Economics researchers find that the industry could add as many as 16,500 new jobs by the end of the decade, warning that Britain risks “falling behind” […]

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 […]