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Appleton Meats

Appleton Meats

A cellular agriculture company making clean ground beef that is headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia and was founded by Sid Deen in 2017.

Appleton Meats is a cellular agriculture company working on scaling up the production of clean ground beef. The company is located in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, and was founded in 2017 by Sid Deen. Sid Deen is also the CEO of Appleton Meats and holds a bachelor of arts degree from the University of Calgary and a master of architecture degree from Carleton University. From 2015 to 2018 Sid Deen served as the executive director of the Clean Agricultural institute and founded Appleton Meats during his time there.

Appleton Meats is currently a privately funded company exploring multiple cellular agricultural methods for growing ground beef, chicken, and mouse-meat cat treats. The company has performed the primary research required to translate cellular agricultural theories and laboratory research into commercially available cellular agricultural products. The company plans on launching commercially viable products by 2022 to 2024. The founder of Appleton Meats Sid Deen says the company is "looking at the cell types, the ability to grow them, the expand them and get viable meat out of it", and wants to serve the Canadian cellular agricultural market before expanding into selling their products in the United States.



Further Resources


Canada To Enter Meatless Meat Market |Gaming Post CA

Ben Hamill


April 26, 2019

Lab-grown meat companies see opportunity for growth, research in Canada

The Canadian Press


April 18, 2019

Lab-grown meat companies see opportunity for growth, research in Canada

National Post


April 18, 2019

Made-in-Canada lab-grown meat a possibility after grant from U.S. non-profit

Aleksandra Sagan


February 21, 2019


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