Next Meats focuses on delivering the best-tasting plant-based products to ensure a better future in Tokyo

In 2023, Next Meats Co., Ltd. and group company Dr. Foods Co., Ltd. Launched Vegan Foie Gras, Vegan Caviar, and shelf stable Next Meats products to the plant-based markets in North America. NEXT MEATS Co., Ltd. a Japanese subsidiary of NEXT MEATS Holdings, Inc. is Tokyo based food-tech venture company that has devoted[Read More…]

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Dr. Foods, Inc. and ImpacFat Pte. Ltd. announced their collaboration to advance development of alternative protein products in Japan and Singapore. 

Next Meats is a food-tech venture company based in Tokyo that specialises in the R&D of alternative meat products, with a strong focus on sustainability. The significance of this collaboration lies in the fact that their combined expertise will propel the speedy development of Next Meats’ next generation of products such as[Read More…]

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Kerry enters licensing agreement for rice-derived postbiotic 

Kerry, a world leader in taste and nutrition, has announced a new commercial agreement with Japan-based Kameda Seika to market and distribute the company’s rice-derived postbiotic exclusively in Americas and Europe across a range of applications. Kameda’s postbiotic Lactobacillus K-1 (Lactobacillus casei subsp, 327) has been scientifically proven to improve both[Read More…]

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Integriculture develops cultured meat using serum-free medium

Established the world’s first method for producing cultured meat using inter-organ interactions -Culturing method forchicken / duck liver-derived cells using serum-free basal medium Integriculture Co., Ltd. has succeeded for the first time in the world in culturing chicken and duck liver-derived cells using a serum-free basal medium with the CulNet®[Read More…]

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Major Breakthrough in Virus Inactivation with Green Tea Catechin (EGCg)

Green tea catechin EGCg has inactivating effects against viruses. However, it has a strong antioxidant effect and highly susceptible to oxidative deterioration and lack storage stability. HPG Co., Ltd. (Chuo-ku, Tokyo) has successfully developed a water-soluble formulation technology of highly concentrated catechin EGCg (Epigallocatechin gallate) with excellent storage stability and initiated[Read More…]

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Research confirmed that lactoferrin present in milk activates immune cells

Morinaga Milk confirmed that lactoferrin activates plasmacytoid dendritic cells (pDCs) that play important roles in the initiation of viral immune response. Morinaga Milk confirmed that lactoferrin activates plasmacytoid dendritic cells (pDCs) that play important roles in the initiation of viral immune response. This research was mainly conducted with the Wakayama[Read More…]

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Stem cell study in Japan paves way for manufacturing cultured meat

A technique that may revolutionise future production of meat Scientists have for the first time obtained stem cells from livestock that grow under chemically defined conditions, paving the way for manufacturing cell cultured meat and breeding enhanced livestock. Researchers from Exeter Tokyo and Meiji (Japan), together with University of Nottingham’s[Read More…]

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