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Memphis Meats presents world’s first poultry meat from cellular agriculture

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The San Francisco-based leading cellular agriculture company Memphis Meats presented the world’s first clean poultry, derived from cellular agriculture, including both chicken and duck. While a few companies, including Memphis Meats, have produced clean beef, poultry is an unprecedented milestone for the clean meat industry. While these particular products are not necessarily shaped through bioprinting technologies, the two fields are closely related as 3D bioprinters will be able to create more complex shapes with lab-grown meat products in the future.

Chicken is the most popular protein in America, where consumers eat an average of about 90 pounds per year, and represents an annual market of $90 billion domestically. Duck has a deep significance in many regions including mainland China, which consumes more than 6 billion pounds per year, more than the rest of the world combined. For the first time in history, both have been produced directly from poultry cells.

“It is thrilling to introduce the first chicken and duck that didn’t require raising animals. This is a historic moment for the clean meat movement. Chicken and duck are at the center of the table in so many cultures around the world, but the way conventional poultry is raised creates huge problems for the environment, animal welfare, and human health. It is also inefficient. We aim to produce meat in a better way, so that it is delicious, affordable and sustainable. We really believe this is a significant technological leap for humanity, and an incredible business opportunity—to transform a giant global industry while contributing to solving some of the most urgent sustainability issues of our time.” ” Uma Valeti, M.D., co-founder and CEO of Memphis Meats. “

Memphis Meats’ poultry breakthrough was made possible by the unique technological platform that the company is building to produce new clean meat products and accelerate clean meat innovation. The multi-animal platform will allow the company to produce many types of meat and to fine-tune the taste, texture and nutrition profile of its products.

The platform will also enable the company to scale up production and rapidly reduce costs. The team expects to continue reducing production costs dramatically, with a target launch of its products to consumers in 2021. Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, Memphis Meats is developing methods to produce meat directly from animal cells, without the need to feed, breed or slaughter animals. Memphis Meats released the world’s first clean meatball in February 2016.

The company aims to bring to the market delicious, real meat that is significantly better for the environment, animals and public health, while claiming a share of the $750 billion global market for meat. For more information, please visit .

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Davide Sher

Since 2002, Davide has built up extensive experience as a technology journalist, market analyst and consultant for the additive manufacturing industry. Born in Milan, Italy, he spent 12 years in the United States, where he completed his studies at SUNY USB. As a journalist covering the tech and videogame industry for over 10 years, he began covering the AM industry in 2013, first as an international journalist and subsequently as a market analyst, focusing on the additive manufacturing industry and relative vertical markets. In 2016 he co-founded London-based VoxelMatters. Today the company publishes the leading news and insights websites VoxelMatters.com and Replicatore.it, as well as VoxelMatters Directory, the largest global directory of companies in the additive manufacturing industry.

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