Start-up Biftek develops a growth medium supplement for “clean meat”

Turkish-US start-up Biftek produces a growth medium supplement made from lyophilised, bacteria-based serum to replace foetal bovine serum (FBS) in cell-cultured meat production, bringing the price down from $400 per litre to just $10 per litre. Source: Start-up develops a growth medium supplement for “clean meat”

LCA of cultivated meat. Future projections for different scenarios

In this prospective Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) study of cultivated meat (CM, also sometimes referred to as cell-based meat, clean meat, cultured meat and in-vitro meat) we provide insight into the environmental impact of this product when produced at commercial scales. This is the first LCA study to use primary data from multiple CM producers … Read more

Cell-based meat ‘won’t be mainstream for 20 years’, claims report

One of the biggest hurdles in the way of a major roll-out of cultured meat products is the high production cost for even making one burger. The input cost has decreased – the first cultured burger cost producer Mosa Meat $250,000 (£190,331) to create in 2013, though it claimed a ‘chicken’ nugget would cost $50 … Read more