Eat Just gets US$200M investment as doomsday for dairy and meat proteins inches closer

US – Alternative proteins startup, Eat Just has raised US$200 million in a funding round led by the Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) and participated in by Charlesbank Capital Partners and Vulcan Capital. This investment round raises the amount that the startup has raised to date to US$650 million, and will lead to representatives from the QIA and Charlesbank joining Eat Just’s board. Eat Just is probably the only company right now making animal alternative products in two diverse formats — both plant-based and cell-based — and this funding is likely…

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Singapore pushes food innovation limits becoming the first country to approve lab grown meat

SINGAPORE – Singapore, a sovereign island city-state in maritime Southeast Asia and one of the most progressive countries when it comes to embracing food innovations, has allowed the sale of lab grown meat, becoming the first country in the world to do so. With the approval given, Eat Just Inc., a maker of meat and egg substitutes, now has the go ahead to sell its laboratory-created chicken to Singaporean consumers. The product, created from animal cells without the slaughter of any chickens, will debut in Singapore under the GOOD Meat…

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