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PeakBridge Growth Fund II closes at $187m
Business

24 May 2024

PeakBridge Growth Fund II closes at $187m

PeakBridge Growth Fund II has announced its official closure valued at $187m, pushing its total assets under management to over $250m.

Iowa becomes third US state to impose restrictions on cell-based meat
Manufacturing

23 May 2024

Iowa becomes third US state to impose restrictions on cell-based meat

Governers in Iowa have passed legislation regulating the labelling of cell-based and alt-meat products.  

Pluri partners with Wilk to develop medical food for the elderly
Dairy

22 May 2024

Pluri partners with Wilk to develop medical food for the elderly

Pluri has entered a strategic collaboration with Wilk Technologies to develop unique medical food intended for the elderly.

ScaleUp Bio secures license from SFA for commercial pilot production facility in Singapore
Precision fermentation

22 May 2024

ScaleUp Bio secures license from SFA for commercial pilot production facility in Singapore

ScaleUp Bio has received a food manufacturing license from the Singapore Food Agency for its commercial pilot production facility.

Steakholder Foods partners with Taiwan’s Industrial Technology Research Institute
Plant-based

21 May 2024

Steakholder Foods partners with Taiwan’s Industrial Technology Research Institute

Steakholder Foods has partnered with the Industrial Technology Research Institute to bring its food-tech solutions to the Taiwanese market.

ORF Genetics and Ivy Farm host cultured Angus beef tasting in Iceland
Meat

21 May 2024

ORF Genetics and Ivy Farm host cultured Angus beef tasting in Iceland

Last week, ORF Genetics and Ivy Farm Technologies hosted a tasting event for its cultivated wagyu beef at Iceland Innovation Week.

Vital Meat submits novel food dossier to UK authorities
Business

20 May 2024

Vital Meat submits novel food dossier to UK authorities

Vital Meat has submitted its novel food dossier to the UK's Food Standards Agency (FSA) and Food Standards Scotland (FSS).

Exclusive: Wanda Fish CEO Daphna Heffetz discusses next-gen cultured tuna sashimi
Seafood

20 May 2024

Exclusive: Wanda Fish CEO Daphna Heffetz discusses next-gen cultured tuna sashimi

Exclusive: Wanda Fish CEO Daphna Heffetz discusses next-gen cultured tuna sashimi

Simple Planet receives $8m grant, eyes 2025 regulatory approval in South Korea
Business

17 May 2024

Simple Planet receives $8m grant, eyes 2025 regulatory approval in South Korea

South Korean food-tech company Simple Planet has been selected for a KRW 11bn (approx. $8.16m) grant from the country’s government.

Ivy Farm and Synbio Powerlabs partner to produce cultivated meat at ‘world’s largest’ facility
Business

16 May 2024

Ivy Farm and Synbio Powerlabs partner to produce cultivated meat at ‘world’s largest’ facility

Ivy Farm and Synbio Powerlabs partner to produce cultivated meat at ‘world’s largest’ facility

Good Meat begins ‘world’s first’ retail sales of cell-based chicken
Business

15 May 2024

Good Meat begins ‘world’s first’ retail sales of cell-based chicken

Good Meat has announced that for the first time, cultivated meat will be sold at retail for shoppers to purchase and bring home to cook.

GEA starts construction of alt-protein technology centre in US
Technology

15 May 2024

GEA starts construction of alt-protein technology centre in US

GEA has begun the construction of its new technology centre for alternative proteins in Janesville, Wisconsin, US.

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