22 Sep 2023
--- Sustainable food cultivation adapted to the terraformed Martian environment could advance local farming in similarly harsh climates on Earth, as theorized by scientists and artists exhibiting at the Spacefarming: The future... Read More
18 Sep 2023
--- Upside Foods will set up its first commercial-scale cultivated meat production plant – Rubicon – in the Chicago Metropolitan Area to broaden its commercial offerings, heighten scalability and bring down... Read More
15 Sep 2023
--- EIT Food has unlocked €1.8 million (US$1.93 million) worth of funds directed to three cultivated protein-pioneering businesses from Germany, Israel and the UK. The funding will be laser-focused on lowering production... Read More
13 Sep 2023
--- Steakholder Foods has filed a provisional patent application for its novel technology, an “Immortal Bovine Cell Line.” The development will enable mass production of ethically-cultured meat products and pave the... Read More
13 Sep 2023
--- Increasingly, consumers are identifying as flexitarian, but many of them still seek animal-based products for a better sensory experience. However, food manufacturers realize they have more work to do to boost plant-based... Read More
12 Sep 2023
--- Food-tech start-up BioBetter has opened its first food-grade pilot facility to accelerate the production of key growth factors for the cultivated meat industry. The Israel-based company has pioneered a unique protein... Read More
11 Sep 2023
--- Cultivated meat can be halal if production meets specific criteria, says Good Meat, who consulted with “leading Islamic scholars” about the theological question. This opens the market to over two billion halal... Read More
08 Sep 2023
--- DSM-Firmenich has developed a more sustainable feed supplement for its dairy cows that can halve methane emissions and Sainsbury’s is swapping use-by dates for best-before dates to reduce food waste. In business moves,... Read More
08 Sep 2023
--- Mosa Meat has announced it has become the first cultivated meat company to obtain the environmental standards certification. This sustainability certification recognizes the company’s high social and environmental... Read More
07 Sep 2023
--- The Orthodox Union (OU), the world’s largest kosher certification agency, has determined that the chicken cell line of Super Meat meets the highest level of kosher supervision: Mehadrin standards. This is being hailed... Read More
31 Aug 2023
--- In the wake of the current overfishing crisis, seafood giant Maruha Nichiro is collaborating with Umami Bioworks to develop and commercialize cultivated seafood in Japan. By producing “not-caught” seafood, the... Read More
29 Aug 2023
--- China’s recent ban on Japanese seafood imports in light of the Fukushima wastewater release has sent shockwaves through the industry, but plant-based innovators are eyeing an opportunity to tempt Asian consumers away... Read More
04 Aug 2023
--- Aleph Farms has applied to the UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) to sell its cultivated beef steak, marking the first application to sell cultivated meat in the country.
03 Aug 2023
--- Swiss ingredient manufacturer Mibelle Biochemistry has received European Food Safety Authority’s (EFSA) approval for an apple fruit cell culture biomass, PhytoCellTech Md Nu, a novel food ingredient which can be used... Read More
28 Jul 2023
--- Israel-based Steakholder Foods has announced a deal with the Gulf Cooperation Council to advance food security efforts by commercializing its 3D fish bioprinting technology. The public-private sector alliance seeks to... Read More
27 Jul 2023
--- Israel-based cellular agricultural company Aleph Farms has bypassed the European Union and headed straight to the Swiss authorities to seek regulatory approval for its cuts of cultured beef. This marks the first-ever... Read More
12 Jul 2023
--- A new report by the Good Food Institute (GFI) reveals that European governments are financially committed to sustainable food systems, pledging €477 million (US$523.68 million) thus far. But much more is needed from... Read More
07 Jul 2023
--- In this week’s industry news, the European Food Safety Authority’s assessment of the impact of glyphosate on the health of humans, animals and the environment did not identify critical areas of concern.... Read More
06 Jul 2023
--- The Netherlands has joined an exclusive club of countries like Singapore, Israel and the US that allow tastings of cultivated meat, fish and seafood samples. Companies will now be able to gather “real feedback”... Read More
23 Jun 2023
--- ADM has released its outlook on what’s driving the advancement of the protein ecosystem amid the growing need for expanded protein choice. A new report details factors shaping protein innovation’s future, such as... Read More