Based in Berkeley, CA, Upside Foods is developing methods to produce meat directly from animal cells, without the need to breed or slaughter animals. The company released the world's first cell-based meatball in February 2016 and the world's first cell-based poultry in March 2017. It aims to bring to the market delicious, real meat that is significantly better for the environment, animals and public health, while claiming a share of the $1.4 trillion global market for meat. (Upside Foods rebranded from Memphis Meats in May 2021)

United States
Uma Valeti, Nicholas Genovese, Will Clem


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