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Business of Food & Beverage

Cultured Meat Comes to a Grocery Store … in Singapore

May 16, 2024
Good Meat begins selling a blend of cultivated chicken and plant-based ingredients in a single store.
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Business of Food & Beverage

Suppliers React to Florida’s Ban on Cultured Meats

May 6, 2024
Upside Foods and Good Meat executives call the new law nothing more than a protectionist policy for Big Agriculture. Gov. DeSantis calls cultured meat a global conspiracy.
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Business of Food & Beverage

Cultured Meat Hits ‘Pause’

May 3, 2024
One year after the first approval of cultured chicken in the U.S., no factory-grown meat product looks close to commercialization. So when?
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Business of Food & Beverage

Cultured Meat, Part of a Global Conspiracy, Banned in Florida

May 3, 2024
Gov. Ron DeSantis signs a bill “to stop the World Economic Forum’s … authoritarian goals” – or maybe just to protect ranchers in that state.
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Ingredients

The Elephant in the Room: Flavoring Protein Foods

March 25, 2024
Protein-based foods have advanced, but often taste lags. Here are some technical strategies and tips for using plant, dairy and novel protein ingredients.
Animal Proteins

Snakes on a Plate? Study Shows Python Meat a Low-Effort, Sustainable Protein Source

March 15, 2024
Pythons raised as livestock in Asian farming operations were found to be low-effort producers of a significant amount of meat per animal, according to research.
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New Food Products

Kraft Heinz Debuts Plant-Based Oscar Mayer Hot Dogs and Sausages

March 6, 2024
NotHotDogs and NotSausages are the newest products from the 2022 joint venture between Kraft Heinz and TheNotCompany.
Courtesy of Meati Foods
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Careers

Meati Foods Reducing Workforce by 13%, Shifting New CFO into CEO Role

Feb. 20, 2024
Just two weeks after joining the company, Phil Graves will become CEO and the company will attempt to “right size its workforce.”
Courtesy of Upside Foods
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Alternative Protein

Upside Foods Halts Plan for New Illinois Cultivated Meat Plant

Feb. 16, 2024
Cultivated meat company will ease off the gas pedal and redirect efforts toward expanding its current facility in California before building a new production facility.
Courtesy of Tindle Foods
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Plant Protein

Tindle Foods Launches First U.S.-Developed Product for Foodservice Channels

Sept. 26, 2023
The breakfast sausage patty is the first fully conceptualized and developed in the U.S, and first Tindle product manufactured entirely in North America.
Alternative Protein

Meati Foods to Cut 30-60 Jobs, Decommission Boulder, Colo., Pilot Plant

Sept. 22, 2023
Company will offer some employees the opportunity to transfer to new roles, which would minimize the number of layoffs needed.
Courtesy of Upside Foods
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Animal Proteins

Upside Foods Selects NW Chicago Suburb for New Cultivated Meat Plant

Sept. 14, 2023
The Berkeley, Calif., company’s new 187,000-square-foot facility is expected to eventually produce more than 30 million pounds annually.
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Alternative Protein

Alt-Protein Processor Unlimeat Boosts Expansion into U.S. Marketplace

Sept. 5, 2023
Building on Albertsons debut earlier this year, Asian alternative protein brand will launch products in four natural and organic stores in the West.