Despite the fast progress of delivering specific meaty cooking cues in today’s modern plant-based meat analogues, authentic beefy, chicken or pork sensorial experiences are still missing. This is due to different challenges facing both the flavor and the food industry alike; first (i) the overwhelmingly intrinsic off flavor profile coming from textured plant proteins used, then (ii) the flavor-scavenging feature of the plant proteins and meat analogues other ingredients they suck up the flavors like a sponge sucks up water, which leads to unbalanced flavor performance and weaker and inconsistent flavor stability and finally (iii) the lack of authentic vegan and natural meaty flavors that would create the genuine characterizing meat sensory experience.Continue reading “Plant-based meat analogues: The taste challenges and prospects”
Investors are constantly looking out for innovation within the alternative protein industry, including plant-based and cell-based technology. Big Idea Ventures (BIV) supports the world’s best entrepreneurs, scientists, and engineers. We have invested more than 40 companies in the alternative protein sector and will be highlighting several technologies that are established by our portfolio companies.Continue reading “The shift towards alternative protein, an investor’s perspective”
The path to commercializing cultivated meat. The main challenges and barriers in transforming cultivated meat products from a premium limited product to a global phenomenon.
A presentation by Ido Savir, CEO, SuperMeat.Continue reading “Commercializing Cultivated Meat”
This article is written by Fernanda Condi de Godoi, Chemical Engineer, PhD.
The 2020 World Population Data Sheet projects that the world population will increase from 7.8 billion in 2020 to 9.9 billion by 20501. Not only the global population growth but the rising understanding of the inefficiency in protein conversion through livestock meat production2 drives the transition from animal to plant-based protein sources.Continue reading “Protein transitions: fermentation, cultivated meat and structured meat”
Jakajima has been organizing conferences on 3D Food Printing, 3D Bioprinting, Healthy Nutrition and 3D Pharma Printing since 2015. At several of these conferences presentations were given on topics like cultured meat and meat alternatives in relation to the conference topic. On this page you can find out who spoke about what!Continue reading “Presentations from related conferences!”