alternative protein market company Upside Foods serves a cultivated chicken burger

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Global Cultured Meat Markets Report – By 2040, a Projected 60% of Meat will be Created from Cells Grown Within Bioreactors and Sold Across Grocery Stores and Restaurants Worldwide

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “The Global Market for Cultured Meat – Market Size, Trends, Competitors, and Forecasts (2022)” report has been added to’s offering. By 2040, a projected 60% of the meat will be created from cells grown within bioreactors and sold across grocery stores and restaurants worldwide. The rise of the cultured meat market will be supported by the sustainability of the process, as well as the industry’s ability to provide “tailor-made nutrition” through its meat and seafood products. Recent surveys indicate that nearly 50% of the consumers do not have any reservations about cultured meat. Over the next 10 to 20 years, the cultured meat market is projected to act as a major disruptor to the conventional meat market. The number of startups focused …


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Germany’s Alife Foods Develops Cultivated Schnitzel With Animal-Free Growth Medium

German foodtech startup Alife Foods has contacted vegconomist to report it is developing a cultivated schnitzel in partnership with Fuchs Group and the US’ LabFarmFoods. The schnitzel contains just four ingredients — cultivated beef, wheat protein, panade (wheat flour mixed with vegetable oil), and methylcellulose. The beef cells are grown using a plant-based cell culture medium, avoiding the ethical concerns and high prices associated with animal serums. Sensory evaluations have been ongoing since late 2021, and a finished prototype of the schnitzel will be presented to investors later this year. Alife hopes to launch commercially in about 2025. Alt-meat on the agenda in Germany In November 2021, the new German coalition government committed to promoting alt-protein products, marking the first time this had ever been …