meati products roll out at sprouts market

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Fungi, Mushrooms & Mycelium

Meati Begins Major Expansion, Rolls Out Mushroom Root Cutlets & Steaks at Sprouts

Mycelium whole-cut pioneer Meati Foods announces the rollout of its mushroom root cutlets and steaks at 380 Sprouts Farmer Market locations across 23 states in the US.  The company’s animal-free, mycelium-based meats — Meati Classic Cutlet, Meati Crispy Cutlet, Meati Classic Steak, and Meati Carne Asada Steak — have been available in limited quantities at Sprouts and Birdcall locations in Colorado and online and DTC since last spring. Meati’s retail partnership expansion with the leading organic and natural grocer is a significant step to making the brand’s products available to customers nationwide. For meat and non-meat-eaters alike As it prepares for a national omnichannel footprint for late 2023, Meati Foods announced two hires with years of experience in the CPG space. Elizabeth Fikes was appointed the chief supply chain …


Aleph Farms' commercial cultivated beef steak prototype

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Cultivated Meat

Aleph Farms Expands Production Capacity in Israel and Singapore for Cultivated Beef Steaks

Aleph Farms, which claims to be the first company to grow cultivated meat from non-modified cells, has announced strategic manufacturing agreements that will allow the company to scale and further commercialize its cultivated beef steaks in Israel and Singapore. “Israel and Singapore are the first two markets where we intend to launch our cultivated thin-cut steak. Building up production capacity quickly in those locations while keeping capital investment lean provides a clear roadmap to scalability,” said Didier Toubia, CEO and co-founder of Aleph Farms. Both countries are motivated by similar concerns around sustainability, food security, and animal welfare and have been actively fomenting the development and growth of their alt protein industry. Producing in Israel Aleph Farms has announced acquiring a manufacturing facility in Modi’in, Israel, …


steakholder foods banner for patent approval

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Cultivated, Cell-Cultured & Biotechnology

Steakholder Foods Receives Patent Approval for Cultivated Meat Whole Cut Tech in Canada

3D-printed cultivated meat company Steakholder Foods (Nasdaq: STKH) announces it has received approval in Canada for its patent on Physical Manipulation of Cultured Muscle Tissue, a key technology to produce and bring cultivated meat whole cuts to markets. Already approved in the US, Australia, and New Zealand, the patent covers systems and methods for applying external forces to muscle tissue to develop high-quality complex structured meat. A game-changing technology Steakholder Foods CTO, Dan Kozlovski, commented: “Our patented systems and methods for physical manipulation of cultured muscle tissue have been a game changer in the cultivation of structured meat. By strengthening and enhancing the muscle tissues in a way that mimics a cow’s natural development, we can achieve a desired texture that drives consumer preference.” According to …