Cultured meat

Clean meat start-up BlueNalu raises $4.5m to fuel its ambitions in ‘cellular aquaculture’

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BlueNalu raises $4.5m to fuel its ambitions in ‘cellular aquaculture’

By Elaine Watson

San Diego-based BlueNalu - which aims to make a splash in the cellular aquaculture field with cell-cultured seafood products – has raised $4.5m in a seed round led by New Crop Capital and joined by a coalition of 25 venture organizations and individuals...

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Clean meat: How do US consumers feel about cell cultured meat?

By Elaine Watson

A new study exploring consumer attitudes to clean meat (meat cultured from animal cells outside of an animal) suggests that Americans are surprisingly open to the concept, particularly when presented with information about how ‘conventional’ meat is produced...

Paul Shapiro: 'An incumbent industry being threatened by new technology is hardly new...'

GUEST ARTICLE: Food fight over the M-word

By Paul Shapiro

American regulators have wrestled over how to deal with musicians’ use of the F-word in songs. News organizations have debated how to cover President Trump’s use of the S-word when talking about certain countries. But these days, the big debate seems...

Wild Type co-founders (L-R) Aryé Elfenbein and Justin Kolbeck:

'We’ve spoken to large and small food companies that are interested in partnering with us'

Is cultured meat ready for prime time? In conversation with Wild Type

By Elaine Watson

It’s not hard to see why cell-cultured (aka ‘clean’) meat is beginning to attract some serious attention – and investment. The addressable market is huge, and the product – if it delivers on its promise – could ensure meat does not become a luxury only...

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