UPSIDE Foods Raises a $400M Series C Round to Commercialize Cultivated Meat at Scale

April 22, 2022 UPSIDE Foods

UPSIDE Foods (formerly Memphis Meats), the leading company in the cultivated meat, poultry, and seafood industry, has announced the close of a $400 million Series C funding round, the largest round in the industry to date. This new raise will help unlock the industry’s biggest opportunities around scale and places the company’s valuation at over $1 billion. Pending regulatory review, UPSIDE Foods plans to be available to consumers in the U.S. later this year.

UPSIDE Foods Appoints Dr. Robert Kiss as Executive Vice President of Technical Operations

October 26, 2021 UPSIDE Foods

Leading cultivated meat, poultry and seafood company UPSIDE Foods (formerly Memphis Meats) announced today the appointment of Robert (Bob) Kiss, Ph.D., as Executive Vice President (EVP) of Technical Operations. Dr. Kiss has three decades of industrial biotechnology experience and will oversee all of the company’s technical operations and processes for producing cultivated meat at research through commercial scales.

Food Innovation Leader Memphis Meats is Now UPSIDE Foods and Officially Announces Chicken as its First Consumer Product

May 14, 2021 UPSIDE Foods

Memphis Meats, the leading company in cell-cultured meat, poultry and seafood (also known as cultured meat) becomes UPSIDE Foods. This signifies that the company is now ready for business with its first consumer product: chicken.

With Breakthrough $ 161M Series B Funding Round, Leading Cell-Based Meat Company Memphis Meats Aims to Bring Products to Consumers For the First Time

January 23, 2020 Memphis Meats

The leading cell-based meat, poultry and seafood company Memphis Meats has announced the close of a $161 million funding round. This breakthrough round marks the largest funding moment in the history of the cell-based meat industry, and will enable Memphis Meats to reach a historic milestone of bringing its products to consumers. In total, the company has raised more than $180 million.

Cell-Based/Cultured Meat, Poultry and Seafood Makers Form Coalition

Five cutting-edge food companies who are looking to bring cell-based/cultured meat, poultry and seafood to restaurants and retail shelves in the United States announced today they have formed the Alliance for Meat, Poultry & Seafood Innovation (AMPS Innovation), a coalition focused on educating consumers and stakeholders about their new industry and advocating for a clear path to market for their products.