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Can Bumble Bee and Nestlé hook the world on fishless fish?

GreenBiz

Buoyed by the success of red-meat mimics from the likes of Impossible Foods and Beyond Meat, a growing number of companies is angling to capture their share of the early market for animal-free seafood. Overall, businesses creating all sorts of meat alternatives raised $3.1

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How alt-protein companies Impossible Foods, Memphis Meats hope to reshape diets

GreenBiz

Alternative proteins, which have gained more mainstream attention in U.S. supermarkets and direct-to-consumer models during the COVID-19 pandemic, include both plant-based or food-technology (so-called "clean meat") alternatives to animal protein. the world consumes hundreds of billions of pounds of meat and seafood a year.

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Can Bumble Bee and Nestlé hook the world on fishless fish?

AGreenLiving

Buoyed by the success of red-meat mimics from the likes of Impossible Foods and Beyond Meat, a growing number of companies is angling to capture their share of the early market for animal-free seafood. Overall, businesses creating all sorts of meat alternatives raised $3.1

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This volcanic microbe startup is taking on Beyond Meat and Impossible in plant-based race

AFN Sustainable Protein

So far, plant-based startups have mainly managed to replace ground beef , which may be the fodder of countless popular dishes but that leaves poultry, pork, and seafood largely in the lurch. Chipotle recently announced that it has no plans to add plant-based meat describing the offerings as too processed for its fresh-focused platform.

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Price and provenance: Does the UK have an appetite for eco-labels on food?

Business Green

"Through our partnership with Whitbread, we can share great-tasting, meat-free options with consumers, encouraging them to make healthy, more sustainable choices when eating out of home," she said. We have seen an increase in our plant-forward sales and the feedback from customers has been fantastic.".

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Report: Lab-grown meat investment tops $350m worldwide in 2020

Business Green

The report also highlights seafood as the next frontier for alternative proteins, amid growing concern over severely over-fished oceans and dwindling marine biodiversity. As such, the report paints a bullish picture for the future of the burgeoning lab-grown meat industry.

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UPDATE: Future Meat Technologies raises $14m Series A as Memphis Meats eyes jumbo Series B

AFN Sustainable Protein

This is the second-largest round for a cultivated meat startup after Memphis Meat’s $17 million Series A. (If If you include seafood in your definition of meat — jury out over here at AgFunder! — BlueNalu raised the largest with a $20 million Series A recently.).