Because, Animals aims to have its cell-cultured pet products on the market in 2022
A pet food start-up is ‘ramping up’ its production of cell-cultured meat following a hefty investment round.
Because, Animals says it is the first biotech company to grow cell-cultured meat for dogs and cats.
It recently closed its seed-stage financing round led by Orkla – a leading food giant in Europe – and secured follow-up investment from SOSV, Draper Associates, Keen Growth Capital, and others.
This brought the company’s total financing to a staggering $6.7 million to date.
Because, Animals says the investment will help scale up production, and accelerate the development of its first commercial cell-cultured meat pet product: a cat treat.