The Food Frontier is a non-profit organization that is DRG-endorsed and headquartered in Australia. The Food Frontier is focused on ensuring a strong, healthy, and sustainable protein market for the Asia Pacific region by supporting the research, development, and commercialization of plant-based meat and clean meat products. The non-profit company provides a network for companies working within the clean meat industry to connect, work with, and innovate together, while also working with governmental organization to create regulatory policies supportive of plant-based meat and clean meat products which will help increase their accessibility and affordability.
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Meat of the future: from lab to plate
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Thomas King (Food Frontier) at #EATapac
November 10, 2017
- Plant-based meatPlant-based meat products are made to mimic properties found within natural meats and are considered to be meat substitutes. They are made using plant and other non-animal products to look, taste, and feel like meat products. Examples include: seitan, falafel, tempeh, Tofurky, Beyond Meat burgers, and Mock duck.
- Clean meatClean meat is a term coined by The Good Food Institute representing meat products made using cellular agriculture and tissue engineering techniques. Other terms for clean meat include: cultured meat, in-vitro meat, and synthetic meat.
- Cultured meatCultured meats are animal flesh products made from extracted animal cells that are grown in bioreactors and harvested for consumption. Cells are taken from animals such as a chickens, cows, or tuna, and grown using scaffolding and/or self-organizing constructs in bioreactors.