Would you eat lab-grown meat? Would you give the same answer if someone asked you to use a beauty product that had lab-grown collagen as an ingredient? Cellular agriculture — the process of growing
Its technology is a way to grow and control cells without the need for any of those expensive recombinant proteins for cell production.
The technology is not "new," but what has industry followers so excited is the potential for better-quality, more-cost-effective proteins compared to animal-based counterparts.
The company is using both plant-based and real cultivated beef cells in its approach to grow meat from animal cells at large-scale and more affordably.
While much of the recent capital has targeted the consumer-facing, or downstream side, the firm believes future investments will go into technologies closer to the farm or lab.
Pending regulatory review, the company’s chicken product will be available to consumers in the U.S. later this year.
Planetary aims to bring all of the alternative protein production planets into orbit with its scaling technology.
Plantish aims to get its salmon product into the first five restaurants by December 2023.
Yali Bio is using precision fermentation to build up a microbial strain library of fats that plant-based companies can use instead of oils as the basis for their alternative meat products.
Cell-cultured meat is a hot topic, yet the process for producing meat in this manner remains slow and costly.
The company launched its first animal-free egg protein in November, called EVERY ClearEgg, making its retail debut via a partnership with cold-pressed juice brand Pressed.
Worldwide, over 1.3 trillion eggs are produced annually, and Perfeggt co-founders believe this market is largely untapped and has room to grow with plant-based alternatives.
Adil estimates that today’s growth factor costs $2 million per gram to make, but she believes that with efforts from Tiamat Sciences and others, that cost could come down 10 times.
Meet Gourmey, a new French startup that recently raised a $10 million founding round in equity and debt. The startup is working on meat grown in laboratories from animal cells. In particular, the comp
Corporations are quickly waking up to the market potential of alternative proteins, with the nation’s biggest consumer brands continuing to make investments and create partnerships with startup
LIVEKINDLY Collective, the shouty parent company behind a family of plant-based food brands, has snagged cash from the global impact investing arm of $103 billion investment firm TPG to close its late
Eat Just, the purveyor of eggless eggs and mayonnaise and the first government-approved vendor of lab-grown chicken, has raised $200 million in a new round of funding, the company said. The funding wa
In a recent interview discussing Bill Gates’ recent book “How to Avoid a Climate Disaster“, the Microsoft and Breakthrough Energy founder (and the world’s third wealthiest man)
Startups that produce lab-grown meat and meat substitutes are gaining traction and raising cash in global markets, mirroring a surge of support food tech companies are seeing in the United States. New
Companies like Perfect Day, Impossible Foods and a host of other startups that are developing replacements for animal-farmed goods used in food, clothes, cosmetics and chemicals have raised a whopping