Tag: Geneus Biotech

Just add champagne: Cell-based caviar promises sustainable roe-mance

Just add champagne: Cell-based caviar promises sustainable roe-mance

September 27, 2021 |

In the Netherlands, Geneus Biotech and scientists at Wageningen University & Research are working together to develop cell-based caviar.  The project, dubbed Magiccaviar, is hoping to find an alternative source for the pricey delicacy pushing the Beluga sturgeon to the brink of extinction.  “A closely related sturgeon species is used to develop the methods in […]

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Dutch startup grows mink fur in a lab

Dutch startup grows mink fur in a lab

September 6, 2021 |

In the Netherlands, Geneus Biotech is using cellular agriculture technology to “bioprint” fur that could replace the controversial mink farming industry.  Dubbed Furoid, the lab-grown fur is 100% animal free.  “Furoid’s intention fits in with the recent attempts by cellular food companies to create foods such as caviar, foie gras and wagyu beef that are […]

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