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[Lab Meat] Pet Food Start-Up To ‘Ramp Up’ Cell-Cultured Meat Production Following Hefty Investment

  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. Continue...