Today’s meat industry is one of the largest contributors to global warming. Its business model isn’t sustainable in an ever-growing world, and so we need alternative and sustainable ways to “meat” demand for meat products. Thankfully, science has prevailed yet again and come up with an answer - Lab-Grown Meat. This meat is grown using in vitro cells isolated from the animal. No animals are slaughtered in this process, and they go on to live fulfilling lives.
Here are some of the companies that are hungry to provide the best lab-grown meat for our greener future.
SuperMeat is a food tech company founded by Ido Savir, Koby Barak, Shir Friedman in 2015. This company is located in Tel Aviv and has about 20 employees
Super Meat focuses on producing lab-grown chicken using in vitro cultured cells in a safe and controlled environment, external to the animal’s body. This kind of clean meat will require significantly less resources for its production (99% less land, 90% less water), making it both a healthy and sustainable food source for the coming century.
Mosa Meat is a company made popular by its founder Dr. Mark Post who produced the first burger made completely of culture cells in 2013. This company is located in the Netherlands and has about 100 employees.
Mosa Meat produces slaughter-free hamburgers made from meat that is harvested from cow cells instead of raised and slaughtered livestock. They’ve removed the use of FBS from their formula and replaced it with myoglobin to give their meat patties a better color. By growing meat naturally from cells, Mosa Meat strives to accelerate the transition to a truly sustainable global food system.
Aleph Farms is a company founded by Didier Toubia & Shulamit Levenberg. This company is located in Israel and has about 60 employees.
Alpeh Farms is paving a new way forward in producing delicious beef steaks from non-genetically engineered cells, isolated from a cow. This remarkable alternative to raising livestock uses a fraction of the resources and is antibiotic-free.
Shiok Meats is a cell-based meat and seafood company founded by Ka Yi Ling, Sandhya Sriram. The company is located in Singapore and has about 30 employees
If you’re a fan of surf ‘n’ turf, then you’ll love what Shiok Meats is cooking up. They're on a mission to bring healthy, tasty, and sustainable meats and seafood to our dinner tables by harvesting from cells instead of animals.
Biftek is set to reduce the cost of lab-grown meat with its unique formula. This company is located in Turkey and has about 10 employees. Biftek is working on creating a replacement serum for FBS using its formula that utilizes 44 proteins derived from myosattelite cells.
Micro Meat was founded by Anne-Sophie Mertgen in Mexico and has about 5 employees. This company creates technologies for scaling up cultured/clean meat production and bringing cultivated meat products to the market faster. Micromeat uses Scispot.io to manage their workflows, inventory and product ordering.
MeaTech is a cultivated meat biostartup founded by Amir Hasidim and Omri Schanin. It is located in Israel and has about 50 employees.
Meatech uses 3D printing to produce whole cuts of cell-based meat such as beef, pork, and chicken and bypass the need for industrial animal agriculture. It has also collaborated with Hollywood actor Ashton Kutcher to help accelerate the development and commercialization of its meat production technologies.
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Scispot has become the primary lab management software of choice for numerous alt-protein startups, including lab-grown meat companies.
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