About - UPSIDE Foods

OUR VISION

To make our favorite foods a force for good—
for today, tomorrow, and the planet we all share.

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We will have 10 billion mouths to feed worldwide by 2050, so we have to get cooking. Luckily, we started in 2015.

2015
  • Company founding—1st cultivated meat company in the world
2016
  • We cultivate the world’s 1st beef meatball
2017
  • We cultivate the world’s 1st chicken and duck
  • Series A funding round including Threshold, Bill Gates, Cargill, and Richard Branson.
2018
  • Tyson Foods, the world’s largest poultry producer, invests in UPSIDE Foods
  • We inked a historic partnership with NAMI to usher in sensible federal regulation for cultivated meat
2019
  • Founding member of the world’s 1st cultivated meat coalition (AMPS Innovation)
2020
  • Series B funding round, largest to date in the category
  • Investment from Whole Foods
2021
  • Rebrand to UPSIDE Foods
  • We open EPIC, our commercial production facility

We look forward to
many more milestones.

With our new facility and regulatory partners, we plan to share our first products with consumers in the coming months. We look forward to cultivating new foods to serve audiences around the world.

our mission

A SHARED MISSION

We’re proud to have the support of world-class investors, food industry leaders, and visionaries alike, including SoftBank Group, Temasek, Norwest, and Threshold Ventures, Tyson Foods, Bill Gates, Sir Richard Branson, Kimbal Musk, and Whole Foods.

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TEAM & CULTURE

We have assembled a passionate all-star team with expertise in science, biotechnology, and of course, a love of food. It’s our joy to share this journey.

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