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  • Will coronavirus and other health scares drive alternative protein growth in Asia?
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    Will coronavirus and other health scares drive alternative protein growth in Asia?

    Cell-based meat company Shiok Meats leads among Asian start-ups with US$4.6 million raised in seed funding in April 2019. Image: Shiok Meats/ Facebook Asia’s alternative protein start-ups are in their infancy, but industry watchers are already predicting that they will overtake United States and European brands. China is set […] Click here to view full […] More

  • Philosophy of “cultivated meat”
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    The philosophy of “cultivated meat”

    “My favorite animal is steak” , the American author cynically cites Fran Lebowitz in one of his books. The joke reveals us in our hypocrisy of people who on the one hand melt in a broth of jujubes for cute puppies on Instagram, but on the other they cannot […] Click here to view full […] More

  • Could cellular seafood take pressure off Earth’s overfished oceans?
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    Could cellular seafood take pressure off Earth’s overfished oceans?

    BlueNalu Take the “sea” out of seafood and what have you got left? Well, “food,” obviously. But also quite possibly the makings of a multi-billion dollar industry. At least, that’s the hope of a group of intrepid startups offering a fishier remix of the high-tech meat alternatives made famous […] Click here to view full […] More

  • KBW Ventures invests in BluNalu
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    KBW Ventures invests in BluNalu

    KBW Ventures, the venture capital fund founded by Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed bin Talal Al Saud has invested in US-based innovative food company BlueNalu. The $20 million Series A round was led by Stray Dog Capital, CPT Capital, New Crop Capital, and Clear Current Capital. Established in 2018 with […] Click here to view full […] More

  • Are cultured meat companies a good future investment?
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    Are cultured meat companies a good future investment?

    What is cultured meat and could meat grown in a lab change the food industry for ever? Last week, BP made a commitment to reducing its carbon footprint to net zero by 2050; and huge investment funds targeting sustainable companies were unveiled by Jeff Bezos and KKR. Events such […] Click here to view full […] More

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    The 2nd Industrializing Cell-Based Meats Summit 2020

    The Industrializing Cell-Based Meats Summit returns for the 2nd year to unite the world’s leading minds from industry, academia and regulation to share the latest scientific progress in the field. This industry-led forum joins key opinion leaders in the cellular agricultural space to have an open, honest and science-based discussion about key challenges in this […] More

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