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Cell-based meat development-a major solution
Jun 30 , 2020
Chinese National Advisory Body: Cell-Based Meat Development Key For Future Food Supply.
Cell-based meat development was discussed as a major solution to make China’s food supply more sustainable and crisis-resilient.
Coronavirus: Feds contribute nearly $100 million towards plant-based food facility in Winnipeg
June 22 , 2020
Speaking outside Rideau Cottage in Ottawa on Monday, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced financing of close to $100 million for the new Merit Functional Foods plant in Winnipeg.
"Higher Steaks" brings home the bacon, revealing lab-grown pork belly and bacon strips
July 21 , 2020
upstart cultivated meat company Higher Steaks said it has managed to produce samples of its first products — bacon strips and pork belly made in a lab from cellular material
Perfect Day -
Animal-free dairy protein production
July 8 , 2020
Perfect Day, a startup producing milk proteins via microbial fermentation (minus the cows), has expanded its Series C round from a previously-announced $140m, up to $300m through a new tranche led by CPP Investments and bolstered by long-time supporters Temasek and Horizons Ventures.
Novo Nordisk Foundation - alternative sources of protein for tomorrow’s food production
July 8 , 2020
Increasing strain on global natural resources combined with a greater need to feed a growing world population require fundamentally changing how food is produced.
Novo Nordisk Foundation focuses on alternative sources of protein for tomorrow’s food production