Market Overview
Cultured meat can be seen as the best alternative in order to satisfy the ever-increasing demand for meat by the rising population who are willing to display responsible eating behavior. The rise of vegetarianism and veganism is notable, but a significant amount of meat will continue to be eaten by customers worldwide thus, continuously raising the demand. This technology has the potential to address many of the critical problems associated with conventional approaches, including animal conditions, environmental impact, and public health, among others. Thus, the market has enormous potential to rise and expand in the coming years.

Cultured meat is processed from a living animal by painlessly extracting muscle cells. To produce muscle tissue, which is the main component of the meat consumed. Further, the scientists feed and nurture the cells to multiply and form meat products. To reduce the agricultural system’s environmental impact, mitigate risks to public health, resolve animal welfare problems, and provide food protection, meat production through tissue culture could have enormous effects. The vital first step in finding a sustainable alternative to the processing of meat is cultivated meat. It is seen as the most practical and fastest way to do so and to ultimately eradicate the traditional meat industry, which annually accounts for the cruelty and killing of around 270 billion animals.

Within the research report, the market is segmented based on product type, application, and region. Each of these segments covers the market’s snapshot of the propensity of market revenue, underlying patterns, and trends over the projected years by using analytics on the primary and secondary data obtained.

Competitive Landscape
The rising popularity of cultured meat products worldwide and increasing awareness about the products has led companies to invest significantly in this industry. The cultured meat market is expected to witness many more massive investments as more and more products will come into the commercialization race. The current competitive landscape for the cultured meat market demonstrates an inclination toward companies adopting strategies such as business expansion in order to increase production capacities to lower prices along with partnerships and collaborations. The result of the emerging strategies and developments is already surging the market in the form of business expansion and partnerships and collaborations.

Driven by the rapid evolution of the alternative protein industry, there has been fierce competition between the players to expand their production units to increase the production capacity and lower the price. For instance, in June 2020, BlueNalu, Inc. signed a lease to expand its R&D and manufacturing facility in San Diego, having 38,000 sq. feet space. The facility will include a suitable manufacturing process and a pilot-scale cultured meat production plant.

Simultaneously, the industry players are also collaborating with the giant foodservice chains in order to tap a broader consumer base in a short span of time. For instance, in July 2020, BlueNalu, Inc. signed an MOU with Pulmuone, an environment-friendly and healthy lifestyle food product company in South Korea. The collaboration will help BlueNalu, Inc. to launch cell-based seafood in the South Korean market.

Market Report Coverage - Cultured Meat

Market Segmentation

  • Product Type - Beef, Pork, Chicken, Seafood, Others
  • Application - Nuggets, Sausages, Meatball, Burger Patty

Regional Segmentation

  • North America – U.S., Canada
  • Europe – Germany, France, and Netherlands
  • U.K.
  • Middle East and Africa – Saudi Arabia, South Africa, and Israel
  • Asia-Pacific and Japan – Australia and New Zealand, Japan, Singapore, and India
  • China
  • Rest of World – Mexico, Brazil, Korea, Russia, Vietnam, and 10+ more other countries

Growth Drivers

  • Increasing Need for Food Security and Sustainable Diets
  • Growing Concerns for Animal Welfare
  • Impact of Traditional Meat Production on Environment

Market Challenges

  • High Production Cost
  • Consumer Acceptance and Trust

Market Opportunities

  • Marketing and Positioning to Build Initial Consumer Base
  • Increasing Government Support and Clarification on Marketing Regulations

Key Cultured Meat Companies Profiled
Eat Just, Inc. BlueNalu Inc., Memphis Meat, Shiok Meats, SuperMeat, IntegriCulture, Inc., Mosa Meat and Future Meat Technologies, among others.

Key questions answered in this report:

  • What is the expected market size of the global cultured meat market in terms of revenue and volume in 2026, and what is the expected growth rate during the forecast period 2026-2030?
  • What is the expected revenue to be generated by different types of cultured meat products, including beef, pork, chicken, fish, and others?
  • What are the meat product types expected to witness the highest growth rate?
  • What is the current meat market size by products in terms of volume?
  • What are the application area and recent developments?
  • What is the market size and opportunities for the cultured meat market across different regions?
  • What are the major driving forces expected to increase global demand for the cultured meat market during the forecast period?
  • What are the significant challenges expected to inhibit the growth of the global cultured meat market?
  • What is the present investment landscape for the cultured meat market?
  • What are the major patents filed in the cultured meat market?
  • What is the regulatory landscape in different regions for cultured meat products?
  • What is the impact of COVID-19 on the alternative protein industry market?