• A startup that turns mushrooms into IKEA packaging wants to become the backbone of the lab-grown meat industry

    13 days ago - By Business Insider

    Ecovative , a startup that made a name for itself with its sustainable packing and building materials made from mushrooms, is planning a pivot into lab-grown meat .
    The company wants its mushroom scaffolding to be a central material for startups aiming to create real meat from labs without the need for slaughter.
    The material could have uses for plant-based "meat" companies like the Bill Gates-backed bleeding veggie burger startup Impossible Foods , too.
    A startup that makes environmentally-friendly packaging for IKEA is planning a big transition into lab-grown meat.
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