Lab-Grown Meat is Supposed to be Inevitable. The Science Tells a Different Story.

October 11, 2021 Joe Fassler, The Counter

Splashy headlines have long overshadowed inconvenient truths about biology and economics. Now, extensive new research suggests the industry may be on a billion-dollar crash course with reality.

New Age Meats Raises $25M in Series A Funding to Speed Development of Cultured Meat

September 30, 2021

New Age Meats announced today that it has raised $25 million in Series A funding, a crucial milestone that will allow the Berkeley-based cultured meat company to begin production by 2022.

Nestlé Explores Emerging Technologies For Cultured Meat

July 19, 2021 Nestlé

To understand the potential of future meat alternatives, Nestlé is closely monitoring scientific trends and exploring emerging technologies. The company is evaluating innovative technologies to produce cultured meat or cultured-meat ingredients with several external partners and start-ups. Such novel technologies can lead to more environmentally friendly products.

Regulatory Approval Remains a Major Challenge for Cell-Based Meat Despite $800M in Funding

June 30, 2021 Lux Research

The cell-based meat industry consisted of a mere handful of startups in 2016 but has grown to about 80 startups in 2021, including companies working on end products in addition to those taking on specific technology challenges.

Future Meat Technologies Launches World’s First Industrial Cultured Meat Production Facility

Future Meat Technologies, an industry-leading company developing innovative technology to produce cultured meat, has opened the world’s first industrial cultured meat facility. With the capability to produce 500 kilograms of cultured products a day, equivalent to 5,000 hamburgers, this facility makes scalable cell-based meat production a reality.