Cultivated red meat to be produced in Southeast Asia

Consumption of livestock products has increased tremendously in the last decade. In the next decade, the steepest growth in this sector is projected to come from South Asia and other parts of Asia. However, in the current landscape of cultured meat startups, not many companies from Asia are focused on red meat products. Is there a unique opportunity for cultivated red meat in Asia? Asia is recognized as the leader in fish and seafood production and consumption. However, the increase in its demand on meat in...

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Bringing down the price tag of growth medium for cultivated meat

Header image: Cai Linton working in the lab (photo: Thomas Angus, Imperial College London) Cultivated meat has the potential to replace butchered animals as the main future source of protein. New start-ups in this field are aiming not only to deliver the end products, but also to provide technologies. When Cai Linton was introduced to the concept of cultivated meat in early 2019, he was excited about the opportunities presented by this potential revolution in the biosciences. He and his teammates, who are...

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Financial investments in the cultured meat sector. Hype or real opportunity?

With widespread disruptions of the traditional supply chain of meat and the emergence of new technologies as well as an increasing sentiment toward animal welfare, cultured meat is emerging as a viable investment option in the future of protein. Cultured meat (in-vitro meat, lab-meat, clean meat) is developed in bioreactors, taking just a few cells (biopsy) from a living animal and multiplying them under sterile conditions in order to obtain the final product – minced meat, filet, steak, etc. Pioneered...

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Cultured Meat and the Agricultural Sector, Friend or Foe?

As global crises such as the COVID pandemic continue to affect supply chains and meat production facilities in the United States and across the world, could cultured meat be the future solution to the present issues faced by the agricultural sector? The current COVID-19 pandemic disrupted the current status quo, forcing the society to reassess its activities and find alternative ways to create value. Traditional areas that during the pandemic were hardly hit or underwent a significant change could be now replaced...

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