Cultured Meat: A Global Perspective from IDTechEx

October 29, 2021 IDTechEx

Cultured meat has come a long way since 2013. What was once a concept from the realms of science fiction, made in tiny quantities in research labs for astronomical costs has now become an emerging industry, with start-ups across the world racing to become the first to successfully produce cultured meat on a commercial scale. Companies are now routinely carrying out taste tests of cultured meat products and, if you were lucky enough to get a reservation at the 1880 restaurant in Singapore in early 2021, cultured chicken nuggets could even be ordered, following the regulatory approval for cultured meat produced by Californian start-up Eat Just, Inc.

Hormel Foods Announces the Retirement of Jim Sheehan, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer; Appoints Jacinth Smiley to Succeed Sheehan as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

October 29, 2021 Hormel Foods Corporation

Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL), a global branded food company, announced today that Jim Sheehan plans to retire as executive vice president and chief financial officer after 43 years with the company. Jacinth Smiley, group vice president of corporate strategy, has been named his successor and will become the company’s next executive vice president and chief financial officer, reporting to Jim Snee, chairman of the board, president and chief executive officer.

Widmer’s Cheese Cellars is Nearing 100 Years of Making Cheese the Same Way, in The Same Space

Whether you call it old school or classic, Widmer’s Cheese Cellars of Wisconsin has been making cheese the same way and in the same space since 1922. 

MDMR: Commercial Fishing Season For Spotted Seatrout to Close Oct. 31

 Officials with the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources announced today that the commercial fishing season for Spotted Seatrout (Cynoscion nebulosus) will close in Mississippi territorial waters on Sunday, Oct. 31, 2021, at 11:59 p.m.

New Monster Plant Support Kit from Thriving Design Maximizes Growth and Possibilities

October 29, 2021 Thriving Design

Snapped up by industry growers and a consumer hit in its 2021 retail debut year, the C-BITE Collection from Thriving Design will expand with a new product addition in 2022. As the world’s first fully DIY plant support system, C-BITE garden clips are a snap to use, connecting garden stakes and ties into custom shapes and structures that can be rebuilt and reimagined season after season.