CULT Food Science Corp Says Holding Company Umami Meats Unveils World’s First Cultured Fish Balls in Noodle Dish


CULT Food Science Corp (CSE: CULT, OTCQB: CULTF) said its Singapore-based holding company, Umami Meats, has unveiled the world’s first cultured fish balls, which it presented in a well-known spicy noodle dish. locally as “laksa”, on August 30, 2022.

Umami, a cellular agriculture start-up developing sustainable alternatives for endangered species of fish, created the fish balls by combining cultured fish with plant proteins to give them a taste and texture similar to those traditional fish balls.

“Creating a prototype laksa in the shape of a cell-based fish ball is quite a feat in the field of cellular agriculture. Nothing has been developed like this so far, and CULT is keen to support Umami in this initiative,” CULT CEO Lejjy Gafour said in a statement.

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“Umami is on a great path, and at this rate its innovations could very well lead us to a better and more sustainable future,” he added.

Being based in Singapore, the idea of ​​using the laksa dish to showcase Umami’s first product prototype was designed to reflect the country’s rich culture and love for delicious food, CULT said.

“Intensive industrial fishing, a rapidly growing population and climate change have led to overexploitation and depletion of fish availability as well as global food insecurity. Based on this, Umami is moving forward to make cell-based fish a high priority solution,” noted the Vancouver-based company.

Umami has developed a proprietary non-GMO process to produce fish muscle, fat and connective tissue from a single stem cell, and is actively developing the technology that will enable the production of cultured seafood products for a range of the world’s most vulnerable fish. species, he added.

The cultured fish balls in another noodle dish

Continuation of business

CULT also announced that it has completed its continuation out of the province of British Columbia to the province of Ontario, which was approved by the company’s shareholders at a special general meeting held on August 24. 2022.

The company said there would be no changes to its day-to-day operations as a result of the change in jurisdiction.

The first of its kind in North America, CULT is an innovative investment platform focused exclusively on cellular agriculture. It aims to provide individual investors with unprecedented exposure to the most innovative start-ups, private or start-up companies championing new technologies to provide a sustainable, environmental and ethical solution to the global factory farming crisis.

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