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Singapore FoodTech Raises US$3.2M Seed To Scale Lab-Grown Breast Milk, Green Monday Backs Startup

4 Mins Read Singapore-based biotechnology startup TurtleTree Labs has just announced fresh funding from global investors, including Hong Kong’s Green Monday Ventures, the investment arm of plant-based disruptor Green Monday. The company is the one of the first in the world to develop cultivated milk without the need of animals and is focusing on high-value, nutritionally-matched human breast […]

Japanese Food Tech IntegriCulture Launches Cultivated Infrastructure Standardisation Framework

3 Mins Read IntegriCulture Inc., a cellular agriculture company based in Japan, has just announced the launch of its new “Uni-CulNet” framework, a standardised cell-based agriculture infrastructure system. The two-pronged framework will involve a cultivated food tech enterprise solutions pipeline on the one hand, and a consortium scheme on the other, which promotes the joint development of technical […]

Scientists Awarded US$4 Million For Research Into Plant-Based & Cultivated Meat

3 Mins Read The world’s top scientists have just been awarded US$4 million for research into plant-based and cultivated meat. The prize was given by the Good Food Institute (GFI) Competitive Grant Program to 21 scientists from 9 different countries, and aims to help overcome the crucial challenges lying ahead to scale-up and improve the alternative protein industry. […]

Singapore’s TurtleTree Labs Is Launching Lab-Grown Breast Milk By 2021

3 Mins Read Singapore startup TurtleTree Labs, the makers of dairy milk without cows, will be launching lab-grown breast milk by 2021. Originally only focused on disrupting the unsustainable dairy farming industry with their lab-grown cow’s milk, the startup is now looking to work with major formula brands to produce human breast milk to have a positive impact […]

INTERVIEW: GFI’s Bruce Friedrich On Working To End Industrial Animal Agriculture “Let’s Give Consumers What They Want”

16 Mins Read Bruce Friedrich, the executive director and co-founder of the Good Food Institute (GFI) is responsible for some of the most iconic plant-based startups that have disrupted the global understanding and perception of vegan meat. A former animal activist who has been at the helm of show-stopping animal welfare campaigns with PETA, Bruce is now at […]

TurtleTree Labs: Singapore Lab-Grown Dairy Startup Produces Milk Without The Cows

3 Mins Read Singapore-based biotech startup TurtleTree Labs is developing dairy milk in laboratory settings, which will come at a fraction of the environmental footprint when compared to conventional dairy milk. By producing lab-grown milk that recreates the exact composition, functionality and taste of milk, TurtleTree Labs hopes to disrupt a multibillion dollar industry that is a major […]

Lab-Grown Food To Drive Collapse Of Beef & Dairy Industry By 2030 Says New Report

4 Mins Read A new report conducted by independent think tank RethinkX concludes that the beef and dairy industries are in a “death spiral” and will collapse by 2030, predicting that the bold disruption will be driven by new food technologies, including cell-based meat and plant-based analogs, that are rapidly innovating to replace the currently carbon and resource-intensive […]

The Demand Is There: Study Shows Asian Consumers Welcome Lab-Grown & Plant-Based Meat Alternatives

3 Mins Read A recent survey revealed clean meat and plant-based meat alternatives have become more globally accepted, especially in the Asian market. This could mean new opportunities for Silicon Valley food-tech start-ups, but also more competition as Asian sustainable industries catch on. According to EuroNews, the global meat substitutes market was estimated at US$ 4.6 billion last […]

Asia’s Ready: Alternative Proteins Are The Future, Say Industry Leaders

2 Mins Read Rethink Agri-food Innovation Week premiered in Singapore November 27-29 2018 with the goal of going deep on technology’s role in addressing the most pressing food issues of our time, including meeting the growing global demand for protein, with a focus on exploring the role of alternatives such as plant proteins and cellular agriculture, in Asia […]