VANCOUVER, BC, April 13, 2022 /CNW/ - CULT Food Science Corp. ("CULT" or the "Company") (CSE: CULT) (OTC: CULTF) (FRA: LN0), an innovative investment platform with an exclusive focus on cellular agriculture that is advancing the development of novel technologies to provide a sustainable, environmental, and ethical solution to the global factory farming and aquaculture crises, is pleased to announce that it has made an investment in MeaTech 3D Ltd. (NASDAQ: MITC) ("MeaTech"). Based in Ness Ziona, Israel, MeaTech is an international food technology company at the forefront of the cultured meat revolution. It is developing cellular agriculture protein technology at the intersection of biotechnology, agriculture, food and sustainability.
MeaTech is focused on developing and licensing its proprietary three-dimensional ("3D") printing and customizable biotechnology manufacturing processes to food processing and retail companies seeking to manufacture proteins without the need for animal slaughter. It has recently succeeded in producing the largest known cultured steak product to date at 3.67 oz, comprised of real living muscle and fat tissues but without the use of any soy or pea protein. The ground-breaking achievement is an important milestone along the path to the venture achieving its goal of scaled production of bio-printed steak.
Further, MeaTech has entered into a collaborative arrangement with Ashton Kutcher and Guy Oseary, together with strategic players such as Effie Epstein, that is focused on helping advance cultivated meat globally. Ashton Kutcher said he is delighted to partner with MeaTech and assist it in its journey to become the market leader in cultured meat production. The engagement with MeaTech is in line with the group's mission to provide sustainable solutions through company building, investment, and acceleration of companies and technologies across various sustainability domains.1
"We believe MeaTech is on the leading edge of advancing cultivated meat towards global adoption and is uniquely positioned to be one of the first companies to commercialize their technology. We're very encouraged by the progress they have made and the significant collaborations they have entered into as a company," said Lejjy Gafour, President of CULT.
About MeaTech 3D
MeaTech, listed on the Nasdaq Capital Market under the ticker "MITC", is an international food technology company at the forefront of the cultured meat revolution. MeaTech initiated activities in 2019 and maintains facilities in Ness Ziona, Israel and Antwerp, Belgium.
The company is using science and technology to develop delicious and nutritious high quality real meat products that are slaughter-free and safer than farm-raised meat. Whether it's beef, chicken, or pork, MeaTech is leading the way to making the consumer's choice of meat easier. For more information, please visit https://meatech3d.com/.
About CULT Food Science
CULT Food Science Corp. is an innovative investment platform with an exclusive focus on cellular agriculture that is advancing the development of novel technologies to provide a sustainable, environmental, and ethical solution to the global factory farming crisis. The first-of-its-kind in North America, CULT Food Science aims to provide individual investors with unprecedented exposure to the most innovative start-up, private or early-stage cultivated meat, cell-based dairy and other cultured food companies around the world.
On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Company,
CULT FOOD SCIENCE CORP.
Lejjy Gafour, President
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- "Ashton Kutcher and Guy Oseary partner with MeaTech to scale cultured meat production tech", Food Ingredients 1st, accessed April 12, 2022, https://www.foodingredientsfirst.com/news/ashton-kutcher-and-guy-oseary-partner-with-meatech-to-scale-cultured-meat-production-tech.html