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TurtleTree’s New Sacramento R&D Facility Set to Bring Cell-Based Milk & Dairy to Consumers

TurtleTree, the Singapore based producer of the world’s first human breast milk created with cellular technology, has officially announced the opening of a new R&D facility in West Sacramento, which will develop precision fermentation technology, marking a “significant stride towards the production of consumer-ready milk and dairy” according to the company. The company, whose recently launched subsidiary Turtle Tree Science is working to bring cell-based meat and dairy products to market, produces milk ingredients such as lactoferrin – a protein usually derived from cow’s milk which the team has optimised for humans from the blueprint of human breast milk. Turtletree announced this June it was preparing to commercialise the lactoferrin as its first product to market. The new facility is set to create around 40 …


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Better Meat Co. Announces Mycoprotein Fermentation Facility in Sacramento

The Better Meat Co., a producer of plant protein ingredients, announced the opening of a new fermentation plant that will produce Rhiza, the company’s new mycoprotein superfood ingredient. The first brand in agreement to use the ingredient is The Plant-Based Seafood Co. The business-to-business ingredients company will initially employ 16 people in West Sacramento. While the plant’s primary purpose is to serve as an R&D corporate headquarters, it will produce and supply thousands of pounds of Rhiza to select food companies for use as an ingredient in both plant-based and hybrid animal-based meat products. “If we’re serious about lessening humanity’s footprint on the planet, we need to get serious about our food-print, and that means reducing our reliance on animals for food,” said Better Meat …