The lab-grown meat company’s top-secret team made a stunning breakthrough. Weeks later, the entire team was gone. Source: Why did Upside Foods fire its co-founder just weeks after his team’s scientific triumph?
Host Frank Sesno speaks with Josh Balk, co-founder of Eat Just, which has produced and sells plant-based eggs and now, manufactured chicken. The first restaurant is now serving it in Singapore, and he says more manufactured food – chicken and fish – is on the way. Started from a single cell, say from a feather, in a lab, then ultimately to your plate, it uses a … Read more
“Our team introduced the world to cultured meat, and the evolution to Upside Foods communicates our passion and potential to make our favorite foods healthier for the planet,” said Uma Valeti, chief executive officer and founder. “Our new name showcases the work we are doing to make eating meat a force for good. We can’t … Read more
Now called Simulate, Pasternak’s startup is readying the launch of new products including spicy nuggets, a “chicken burger product” and, eventually, a hot dog, which required a branding change to befit its newly broadened ambitions in the ultra-competitive industry out to reform consumers’ carnivorous impulses. Source: Nuggs rebrands as Simulate with new cash, a new … Read more