People have relied on cows, buffalo, and other animals to produce milk for thousands of years. However, thanks to technological advancements, certain companies have begun making dairy milk in laboratories.
Noah Biotech, an agro biotech venture capital in South Korea, has teamed up with a domestic genomics company to develop technologies for the commercial production of clean meat using 3D printing technology that can reduce production costs.
There’s something disarming in how Lou Cooperhouse chooses to approach the concept of selling future fish. His demeanor exudes all the qualities of a decidedly quiet and calm businessperson. In this respect, he stands apart in a field pushing cellular agriculture ever-closer to market.
Three weeks after raising NIS 20 million (approximately $5.8 million), including from Israeli retailer Rami Levy, MeaTech Ltd., a company developing technology for bioprinting meat using stem cells, is preparing to list for trading on Nasdaq.
High-tech, plant-based meat alternatives have grabbed a healthy share of media headlines in recent years, including the meatless milestone of Burger King serving up Impossible Burgers and last month’s trademark court ruling that Swiss food giant Nestle must change its Incredible Burger branding.
Singapore-based foodtech startup Shiok Meats said it has raised US$3 million in a bridge funding round from Agronomics, US-based VegInvest, UK-based Impact Venture, and UAE-headquartered Mindshift Capital Fund, securing a total of US$7.6 million in funding to date.
TurtleTree Labs has raised $3.2 million in seed funding from investors including Hong Kong alt-protein and sustainability specialists Green Monday Ventures, House of Saud-linked KBW Ventures, and Australia’s Artesian.