Alt proteins are well-positioned to skyrocket in China as we head into 2021. The only question is, who will get in early enough to seize the moment?
The world’s first commercial sale of cultivated chicken has been announced. A restaurant in Singapore will begin serving it this Saturday!
Japan is considering developing a regulatory framework to properly shape the cultivated meat market while ensuring the food security and consumer acceptance.
On top of the 7 public sessions hosted last week, we also organized 7 private roundtable discussions where about 140 industry experts discussed the state of the alternative protein industry.
Last year when I was in Tokyo I actually saw the Culnet System with my own eyes, and IntegriCulture’s CEO Yuki Hanyu said to me, “We’re making our own medium.”
After releasing the inaugural #AsiaAlt100 list we’ve seen a lot of enthusiasm in the sector, and many want to find out more about these early movers and shakers changing the protein landscape.
The Asia Alt 100 are players that have demonstrated that they are seriously committed to, and invested into, growing the alternative protein industry.
Avant Meats’ cultivated fish maw is an example of product development based on companies' understanding of local market dynamics and consumer preferences.