The cultivated meat industry’s known struggles will take time to sort out, and maybe that’s OK
“Is cell-culture meat ready for prime time?” wasn’t just a clever TechCrunch+ headline, but a legitimate question posed in early 2022 that still really hasn’t been answered.
Italy’s ban on cultivated meat could set the industry back
The bill will now go in front of parliament, and if passed, any violation of the law in the future could result in fines of up to €60,000 or about $65,000.
Cultivated meat is closer to our plate now that Good Meat also gets FDA blessing
This means that Good Meat’s cultivated chicken was accepted as a product safe for humans to eat.
Future Fields is turning fruit flies into bioreactors
Its EntoEngine technology is using fruit flies to generate human recombinant protein products for medical research and biopharmaceuticals.
Good Meat approved to sell serum-free cultivated meat in Singapore
Good Meat announced today it has received regulatory approval from the Singapore Food Agency to use serum-free media for the production of its cultivated meat. The brand, which is the cultivated meat
Cultivated beef companies tout sustainability. Will it lead to marketability?
A SCiFi Foods' analysis showed that 1 kilogram of its SCiFi burger had a lesser environmental impact than a traditional beef patty.
Upside’s cell-cultured chicken is first to receive FDA blessing for its production method
The FDA sent a letter to Upside Foods concluding that it had “no further questions” related to its cell-based, chicken-making process.
Gourmey grabs $48 million to keep working on lab-grown foie gras
French startup Gourmey just raised a Series A funding round led by Earlybird Venture Capital. In total, the company banked $48 million (€48 million). The company has been working on cultivated meat,
Novel Farms flexes its pork loin ‘muscle’ following future equity investment
The company has already demonstrated that its technology is viable and can make a piece of cultivated meat, and it has plans to introduce the pork loin to restaurants in 2025.
Cultivated meat company Meatable showcases its first product — synthetic sausages
Meatable, a Dutch biotech company developing cultivated “lab-grown” meat products, has revealed images of its inaugural pork sausage for the first time. Founded in 2018, Meatable is one of
Unicorn Bio is building the hardware to scale cultivated meat from lab to table
Cultivated meat, grown in a bioreactor rather than out on the range, might be one of the big food trends of the decade. But it’s relying on tech built around multiplying yeast and bacteria cells
UPSIDE Foods bites into $400M round to serve cultivated meat later this year
Pending regulatory review, the company’s chicken product will be available to consumers in the U.S. later this year.
CellMEAT, a South Korean lab-grown shrimp producer, bags $8.1M Series A funding
As consumers’ interest in the environment and nutrition rises, food-tech companies join the race to invent meat alternatives. In 2021, alternative seafood companies received $175 million in investme
Here’s Y Combinator’s answer to cultivated meat’s scaling problem
The positive impact alternative meat products — like plant-based meat or cultivated meat — can have on the environment is striking. In optimistic scenarios where we transition to from meat
Gourmey is a cell-based poultry startup working on lab-grown foie gras
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