Meet the researcher: bridging the gap between academia and entrepreneurship with Prof Che ConnonConrad Astley
Professor Che Connon’s quest to bring cultivated meat closer to dining tables has led to him bridging the gap between academia and entrepreneurship.
Could retrofit of existing infrastructure help solve plant-based scalability?Conrad Astley
A new report says plant-based meat companies should reuse equipment and buildings built for other parts of the food industry to quickly scale up production in order to satisfy future demand.
Meet the researcher: leading the UKs new £12m cellular agriculture research hub with Prof Marianne EllisConrad Astley
Head of the UK’s new £12 million Cellular Agriculture Manufacturing Hub (CARMA), we talk to Marianne Ellis about her goals for the project, how she became involved in cultivated meat, and advice for new researchers looking to enter the field.
£12 million cultivated meat investment a ‘seismic’ move for UKConrad Astley
The project represents the largest single investment the UK government has made to date in sustainable proteins, and will help British scientists and companies make cultivated meat at scale.
Food safety in cultivated meat: everything you need to know about the new FAO reportSeth Roberts
The comprehensive resource will be an invaluable tool for policymakers and stakeholders across the cultivated meat sector – check out our key take-homes from this landmark document.
Plant-based sales boast 21% growth since 2020Conrad Astley
GFI Europe’s new analysis of NielsenIQ data from 13 countries finds sales of plant-based foods grew to a record €5.7 billion in 2022.
Meet the researcher: discovering the next big ingredients in plant-based protein with Karolina ÖstbringConrad Astley
The plant-based industry has only begun to scratch the surface of what ingredients can be used to create more sustainable food, according to researcher Karolina Östbring.
Italian ban on cultivated meat would “shut down” economic and environmental potentialSophie Armour
GFI Europe responds as Italy considers a law that would ban the production and marketing of cultivated meat.
Meet the researcher: squeezing the protein out of plants with Dr Alan Javier Hernandez AlvarezConrad Astley
A career spent exploring the nutritional and health benefits of plant-based foods – along with an outsider’s perspective – has given Dr Alan Javier Hernandez Alvarez a unique insight into the challenges and opportunities facing the sector.
Investment in sustainable protein up 24% in Europe for 2022 despite global economic turbulenceConrad Astley
New data reveals sustainable protein companies across Europe raised €579 million ($622 million) in investment last year – nearly 24% more than in 2021 – despite strong global economic headwinds.