Believer Meats partners with AGWA to develop cultivated meat capabilities in the MENA region

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Believer Meats Partners With AGWA to Develop Cultivated Meat Capabilities in the Middle East

Biotech firm Believer Meats has announced a collaboration with Abu Dhabi food and water cluster AGWA (AgriFood Growth & Water Abundance) to develop its cultivated meat capabilities in the Middle East & North Africa (MENA) region. Believer Meats aims to establish a regional headquarters in Abu Dhabi that will support commercial operations, product manufacturing, and R&D. This will bring new job opportunities to the region, while supporting AGWA’s goals to …

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Believer Meats Continues Construction of Cultivated Meat Facility and Expands Executive Team

Cultivated meat company Believer Meats, previously Future Meat Technologies, is making significant progress on the construction of its cultivated meat production facility in Wilson, North Carolina. When fully operational, this 200,000-square-foot facility is expected to produce at least 10,000 metric tonnes of cell-cultured meat annually. In preparation for its next phase of commercialization, Believer Meats has expanded its executive leadership team with the appointment of three new members: Heather Hudson …

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Believer Meats CEO with Senator Ted Budd

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Believer Meats Urges US Senators to Promote North Carolina’s Role in Cultivated Meat

Cultivated meat startup Believer Meats announces its CEO Gustavo Burger met with US Senators Ted Budd (R-NC) and Thom Tillis (R-NC) to reaffirm the company’s commitment to investing in the state of North Carolina.  The June 20 meeting, which took place in Washington DC, also included Believer Meats COO Kash Muthuraman. The two executives met with Senators Budd and Tillis to discuss the company’s ongoing commitment to investing in North …

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ADM and Believer Meats Sign MOU to Advance Commercialization of Cultivated Meat

Agribusiness leader ADM and cultivated meat startup Believer Meats announce they have signed a non-exclusive memorandum of understanding (MOU) to collaborate on new ways to advance the development and commercialization of cultivated meat products.  Under the terms of the MOU, the companies will work together to explore multiple opportunities spanning the cultivated meat production process. The partnership will focus on utilizing ADM’s vast ingredient pantry and nutrition expertise to improve …

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Groundbreaking Findings From BELIEVER Meats “Break That Big Wall of No” For Cultivated Chicken

A new study led by BELIEVER Meats as published in Nature Foods unveils a comprehensive, cost-efficient GMO-free production method for cultivated chicken. According to BELIEVER Meats, in the study conducted by its founder and CTO Professor Yaakov Nahmias, researchers have found answers to some of the industry’s challenges regarding cost-efficiency and transparency in cultivated chicken production. “These findings break that ‘big wall of no’ described by Paul Wood and David Humbrid …

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Farm Forward Survey Finds Two-Thirds of Americans are Willing to Eat Cultivated Meat

According to a new survey conducted by Farm Forward, a nonprofit working to end factory farming, approximately two-thirds of Americans (67%) say they would cultivated meat products, while 58% are open to consuming plant-based proteins.  Changing attitudes The survey, conducted in partnership with OnePoll, asked 2,001 US adults who were primary household shoppers about their interest in meat alternatives. While the majority expressed willingness to consume animal-free proteins, some negative …

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Future Meat Becomes Believer Meats as it Readies for US Market Launch

Future Meat has changed its name to Believer Meats effective immediately, as it prepares for its product launch. Believer states its “groundbreaking process and technology have paved the way to bring cultivated meat one step closer to commercial viability, pending US regulatory approval”.  Last August, the company opened what it claimed to be the world’s first industrial cell-cultured meat facility in Israel. The following December, the founders revealed a $320 …

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Future Meat Technologies Reveals ‘World’s First’ Production of Cultivated Lamb

Future Meat Technologies announces it has successfully produced the “world’s first” cultivated lamb meat, which looks, cooks and tastes like conventional ground lamb. The company says the milestone will allow it to begin producing cultured lamb at scale, and expand its platform into new species as it prepares for a US launch. According to Future Meat, development of cultivated lamb could transform the global landscape, with the European Union currently …

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Three New Future Meat Executives Hired Following Record-Breaking Series B Round

Three new Future Meat executives have been appointed as the Israeli cultivated meat company gears up for commercialisation. Gustavo Burger, Jennifer Henderson, and Moses Talbi will bring decades of leadership experience to the team. Gustavo Burger Burger, who has been appointed as Chief Operating Officer, was previously senior vice president of operations at The Kraft Heinz Company. He has also worked in senior leadership roles at other FMCG companies, including …

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Meat Giant CP Foods and Future Meat Technologies to Develop Hybrid Cultivated Meat for Asia

Charoen Pokphand Foods (CP Foods), the Thai meat giant, has announced a “first-of-its-kind” partnership with Future Meat Technologies, the Israeli cultivated meat company. The agreement will see the development of cell-cultured meat products for the Asian market. Hybrid cultured meat products will be the result of the partnership, that is to say, a blend of plant-based and cell-cultured ingredients. These products have the advantage of being quicker to market, as …

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