Volume 96 Issue 6 | p. 13 | News of The Week
Issue Date: February 5, 2018 | Web Date: January 31, 2018

Animal-free meat, dairy firms raise funds

Memphis Meats, Ripple Foods attract corporate and venture investors
Department: Business
Keywords: food ingredients, alternative protein, lab grown meat, chicken, peas, dairy

Two start-ups selling different approaches to taking the animals out of animal food products attracted diverse backers last week. The more futuristic company, Memphis Meats, is developing meat and poultry products from animal cells raised in bioreactors. The more conventional firm, Ripple Foods, already has its new dairy replacements, which it makes from dried yellow peas, available for consumers at Whole Foods and other grocery stores.

Memphis Meats, which debuted its lab-grown chicken last year, . . .

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