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Green Monday Launches OmniMeat In Japan As Plant-Based Takes Off Across Asia

3 Mins Read OmniMeat, the flagship plant-based pork mince product developed under Hong Kong-based Green Monday’s food tech arm OmniFoods, has just launched in Japan. It will be available across eight outlets and chains across the country, as well as via foodservice in a number of restaurants, in yet another expansion of Green Monday’s global presence amid surging […]

Japan Authorities To Set Regulatory Standards For Cultivated & Alternative Meat

3 Mins Read Cultivated and other alternative proteins will soon have rules drawn up by Japan’s Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Ministry. The announcement comes as food security concerns continue to loom large amid the coronavirus pandemic, on top of increasing awareness of the unsustainable nature of traditional livestock production.  Reported by The Yomiuri Shimbun in June, Japanese authorities […]

Digital Food Revolution: Japanese Startup Open Meals Is 3D-Printing Sustainable Sushi

3 Mins Read Japanese future foods startup Open Meals is developing technology for 3D-printed food made from sustainable ingredients that can be transported all over the world. The company has managed to create made-to-order pixelated printed sushi dubbed “8-bit sushi”, which will be debuting in a Tokyo restaurant Sushi Singularity by 2020. This marks the world’s first standardised […]