FDA’s recent approval for cultivated chicken from Upside Foods in the U.S. on November 16 set a positive tone for the adoption of cultivated meat and other innovative food in global markets. One month after the FDA’s approval, another milestone was reached.
Amidst a global food crisis, Josh Tetrick, David Welch, Caio Malufe, and other agri-food industry thought leaders joined policymakers from China’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs online to discuss food security and the prospects of cultivated meat in China and around the world.
This year, China’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs (MARA) released the Implementation Plan for Emission Reduction and Carbon Sequestration in Agriculture and Rural Areas. The Plan is the first-of-its-kind to specifically address sustainable agri-food development in China.
Yesterday, AgFood Future (AGF) held a webinar to discuss the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs (MARA) Implementation Plan for Emission Reduction and Carbon Sequestration in Agriculture and Rural Areas. This was a major policy decision by the Central Party Committee which will greatly impact agri-food sustainability in China.
Key to the transition to low carbon is investment and partnership. Investment in net zero is good for the bottom line, and according to Ms. Li, for innovations to make it past the “valley of death,” that is, the critical leap from R&D to commercialization/implementation, investors must engage with other stakeholders throughout the entire process.
In the wake of COP26, AgFood Future (AGF) co-hosted the “2030 Carbon Peak: Future Food Innovation and Investment Trends”, its first official event since opening the Sustainability Center in Beijing’s Central Business District. The event, co-hosted with Green Entrepreneurship & Dongfang Zhenrou...
Senior council member of Denton’s Law Offices, Mr. Wilfred Feng, shared his expert legal perspective on protein innovation at the 2021 Protein Innovation Workshop. Mr. Feng touched on the following three key components in his report:
Investment opportunities for protein innovation in China are wide open right now. Mr. Tao Zhang, co-founder of Dao Foods, an investment firm focusing on alternative protein innovation in China, recently shared with us his observations.
In a recent Protein Innovation Webinar hosted by AGF, Mr. Chen Wei, Executive Vice President of the China Meat Association (CMA), spoke on upgrading the meat industry in China as well as the current challenges faced by alternative meat.
A recent high-profile gathering of the plant-based food industry has put a spotlight on the market’s future in China. On September 25 – 27, businesses, investors, legal and technology experts, along with service providers and stakeholders