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Op-Ed: Humans Love Animals but Also Love Meat.

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Food Innovation Can Help Resolve this Paradox By UPSIDE Foods Founder & CEO Uma Valeti, M.D. Originally published in FoodTank in September 2022. In early October, the Supreme Court will hear a challenge to California’s contentious Prop 12. The 2018 ballot initiative would enact some of the country’s strictest animal welfare regulations, particularly for pigs and egg-laying […]

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Guest Post: How to Build a Marathon Culture in a Sprint Society: Lessons from UPSIDE Foods

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by Heidi Roizen, originally published here. Instant delivery! Fast fashion! Buy it now! As as society, we seem to be moving continuously towards immediate gratification. Unfortunately, that isn’t going to be possible for some of our most pressing problems. We face some massive, fundamental, and unprecedented challenges, challenges for which solutions will be hard and […]

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Series C Funding Brings the UPSIDE of Meat One (Giant) Step Closer

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Today, we’re proud to announce the close of our Series C funding round. We’re one (historic) step closer to bringing meat to tables around the world and to achieving our mission to make our favorite food a force for good!  Our $400 million Series C is the largest round of investment to date in the […]

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Welcome Aboard! Cultured Decadence joins UPSIDE Foods

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We’ve hit the ground running in 2022 and are thrilled to announce today the acquisition of Cultured Decadence, a Wisconsin-based cultivated seafood company.  Cultured Decadence has developed promising technology and proprietary cell lines and cell feed for a variety of delicious seafood products, including lobster and other crustaceans. This acquisition will enable us at UPSIDE […]

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Animal Component Free: UPSIDE’s Cell Feed Breakthrough Levels Up the Future of Cultivated Meat

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by Dr. Kevin Kayser Real meat without animals. It’s an inspiring vision that offers incredible upside for the world – environmental, animal welfare, human health, taste, and biodiversity, to name a few. Ever since UPSIDE Foods (previously known as Memphis Meats) was founded in 2015, kicking off the cultivated meat industry, we knew that developing […]

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Guest Post: Richard Branson Tastes Upside Chicken

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by Richard Branson Yes, it tastes like chicken – the best chicken I’ve ever tasted in my life. As a proud investor in UPSIDE, the leading company in the cultivated meat, poultry and seafood industry, I was fortunate to be offered an early taste of its new offering. I had got to try UPSIDE’s cultivated […]

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Making Meat, Making History

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UPSIDE Foods opens the world’s most advanced cultivated meat production facility, and with it a new chapter for the company and the industry By Uma Valeti, MD Founder & CEO, UPSIDE Foods November 4, 2021 marked an historic day for us here at UPSIDE Foods and for the food system at large. We officially opened […]

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Kyle Vogt Cruises Onto UPSIDE Foods’ Board

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For the last 7 years I’ve spent every ounce of my energy to bring electric self-driving cars to the world, since I think that’s the greatest way I can achieve a positive impact on society. They’ll save lives, reclaim lost time, and massively reduce CO2 emissions from the transportation sector. It turns out, however, that […]

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UPSIDE Foods + Chef Crenn

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Dominique Crenn will develop recipes and serve UPSIDE Chicken at Atelier Crenn as an #UPSIDEPartner after regulatory approval. We’re excited to announce that UPSIDE Foods has partnered with Dominique Crenn, the visionary co-owner and chef of the three-Michelin-starred restaurant Atelier Crenn. She was the first woman in the U.S. to be awarded three Michelin stars. […]

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SAY HELLO TO OUR NEW COO: AMY CHEN!

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We’re so excited to (officially) welcome Amy Chen, our new COO, to our team of UPSIDERS. Amy brings extensive experience from the food industry, having spent almost 15 years at PepsiCo in various roles, from innovation and marketing to sales and operations. After graduating from Harvard with a degree in chemistry, Amy joined McKinsey as […]

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