We look for a passionate (Senior) Food Scientist (m/f/x) with scientific experience in cheese, dairy, or milk protein technology and a hands-on mindset to develop and take novel food products from the concept to laboratory to market. You will be responsible for analytical and experimental work to integrate our ingredients into new prototypes and products. You will be working with a cross-functional team of experts and dive into the dynamic environment of Berlin’s startup ecosystem.
Bluu Biosciences has raised €7 million in a round of financing from investors including Manta Ray Ventures, Norrsken VC, Be8, CPT Capital and Lever VC to compete with a host of startups like BluNalu, Wild Type and Shiok Meats in a bid to market with a lab-grown fish replacement.
The company is picking up speed quickly thanks to those other technology providers that are coming to market and will look to have a prototype product out by the end of 2022.
Substantial markets for cultured meat exist in both countries, although German consumers are significantly more open to the concept than the French. Strikingly, cultured meat acceptance is significantly higher amongst agricultural and meat workers, indicating that those who are closest to existing meat production methods are most likely to prefer alternatives. We found some evidence that pro-cultured meat messages, which focus on antibiotic resistance and food safety, are significantly more persuasive than those that focus on animals or the environment.