The alternative protein industry is booming. In 2021, USD 5 billion were invested in alternative-protein companies. While investment interest in plant-based protein declined slightly, the sums invested in cultivated protein and fermentation more than doubled and almost quintupled, respectively. And an investment is no longer the preserve of the private sector: in 2022, the Netherlands is set to make the largest public investment to date in cellular agriculture. The Dutch government has announced a record sum of EUR 60 million for the promotion of cultured meat and precision fermentation.
Where does this ultimately lead? To a completely animal-free diet by 2050?
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