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Added 30 August, 2021

Aiming to halt harm to livestock animals and to the planet, pet food brand Because Animals will soon be launching a lab-grown alternative: Harmless Hunt Mouse Cookies for Cats. The snacks are made with meat grown from mouse cells, which are collected from mice in a procedure that Because Animals compares to an ear piercing. Those mice then '...

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Added 29 August, 2021

Diners in Singapore restaurant Kebaya got a first glimpse—and taste—of the world’s first cell-cultured crab meat created by Chef José Luis Del Amo of TheTasteLab. Two crab dishes, Crab Cakes and Chilli Crab, were cultured from lab-grown cells. While beef and lamb are the most carbon-intensive meats, crustaceans like crab, lobster and shrimp...

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Added 5 July, 2021

San Francisco-based aquaculture startup Wildtype plans to serve slaughter-free, sushi-grade salmon at the world's first lab-grown sushi bar. The start-up company will use a small number of fish cells to develop nearly 200,000 pounds of lab-grown fish per year. By duplicating the fish cells, researchers at Wildtype discovered a way to produce...

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Added 3 July, 2021

The pandemic created pent-up demand for live, in-person meetings. One of the largest online dating apps thinks so too. According to a statement by Bumble, the New York cafe and wine bar is a space for “the community to gather, for genuine connections to be built, and for guests to interact.” “At Bumble, we’re fueled by bringing people together...

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Added 2 July, 2021

At the height of the pandemic, many experts predicted that Covid signaled the death of self-serve food buffets. Not so fast. Turns out that buffets aren’t disappearing completely from the cruise world. A top spokesperson for cruise giant Carnival Cruise Line said passengers on its initial comeback sailings out of U.S. ports over the next two...

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Added 29 May, 2021

The future of food is in the lab. You've no doubt heard about real meat, without having to grow and slaughter an animal. But that's just the beginning. MeliBio is making bee-free honey, Shiok Meats is creating lab-grown shrimp and, most incredibly, Perfect Day Foods is creating animal-free dairy. “We’ve invented the world’s first real milk...

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Added 20 April, 2021

Pizza giant Domino’s is partnering with robotics company Nuro to bring autonomous robot pizza deliveries to Houston, Texas. The four-wheeled robo-vehicle was first introduced back in February 2020 and became the first fully autonomous on-road delivery vehicle to be approved by the Department of Transportation. In April, the robot was given the...

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Added 13 February, 2021

Coca-Cola is to test a paper bottle as part of a longer-term bid to eliminate plastic from its packaging entirely. The prototype is made by a Danish company from an extra-strong paper shell that still contains a thin plastic liner. But the goal is to create a 100% recyclable, plastic-free bottle capable of preventing gas escaping from...

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Added 6 February, 2021

Hotel room revenues have tanked during the coronavirus pandemic, but some leading operators in the industry hope underutilized kitchens can pave the way for future profits. Even before the pandemic depleted hotels of high occupancy rates and coveted business like corporate travel and conventions, full-service hotel owners struggled with food...

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Added 6 February, 2021

Media, retailers and influencers are listing mushrooms as the next food trend in high numbers With nutrition being top of mind for today’s consumers, health professionals are praising mushrooms for their nutritional benefits. On The TODAY Show’s recent segment sharing the top nutrition and fitness trends for 2021, anchor Savannah Guthrie asked...