New Age Meats Raises $ 2M Seed Extension to Continue Developing Cultivated Pork

August 5, 2020 New Age Meats

New Age Meats (“NAM”), a cultivated meat startup in Berkeley, CA specializing in the cellular agriculture of pork, announced today that it has raised a $ 2M Seed extension round led by TechU Ventures, an early stage investment firm specializing in deep tech.

Tyson to Shut Down Emporia Cold Storage

August 5, 2020 The Emporia Gazette

“After much consideration, and as part of ongoing efforts to increase efficiency in our business, we plan to decommission the freezer at our Emporia plant in mid- to late-September,” Gary Mickelson, senior director of public relations, said.

Missouri Ag Dept. Allots $ 20M for Local Meat Processors

August 5, 2020 Noah Brown, 13KRCG

The Missouri Department of Agriculture earlier this week announced $ 20 million in grants for small meat processing plants across the state.

Making the Cut: Meat and Poultry Back to the Center of the Plate

Ever since humans first cooked meat over flame, it’s been a dietary staple – a source of nourishment and comfort. Flash forward to 2020, when there is a sort of a primal demand for animal-based protein amid a time of uncertainty.

Maple Leaf Foods Closes Sale of Drummondville Poultry Plant to Giannone Poultry

August 4, 2020 Maple Leaf Foods

In connection with the sale, Maple Leaf Foods and Giannone have entered into a three-year supply agreement that will allow Maple Leaf Foods to maintain its supply of fresh chicken. The completion of this transaction is part of Maple Leaf Foods’ overall network optimization strategy.