Future of Food: Cell-Based & Plant-Based Technologies
“Future of Food: Cell-Based and Plant-Based Technology” takes an in-depth look behind the processes of emerging food technologies. For many viewers, this 28 minute long presentation has been their first introduction to some alternative proteins like cultivated meat, real meat made from the cells of living animals.
What viewers learn:
This presentation explores the latest in plant-based and cell-based food technologies, consumer acceptance, and how these products are shaping the future of our food systems. Viewers examine the production process, health and environmental benefits, safety regulations, and other aspects of cultivated meat’s impact on society and our future. Viewers also learn about plant-based technologies and how they have evolved to have the taste and texture of real meat.
Interesting stats and facts:
The sale of plant-based protein alternatives increased by 27% in 2020 to become a $7 billion industry. Other alternatives to conventional meat, such as cultivated meat, have also seen a sharp increase. While only currently approved for sale in Singapore, cultivated meat companies worldwide raised $1.38 billion in 2021 to support research, development, and scalable production. These emerging technologies have great potential to benefit the health of our planet.