Brazilian BRF partners with Israeli food-tech incubator for slaughter-free cultured meat

The partnership will develop and produce cultivated meat using Aleph’s technology, which can make whole-muscle steaks from cattle cells without the use of animals.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - An Israeli startup that seeks to disrupt the global meat industry has partnered with a Brazilian meat and food corporation to bring its lab-grown, slaughter-free meat to Brazilian tables.

Rehovot-based Aleph Farms announced Thursday that it had signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Brazil’s BRF S.A. to co-develop and produce cultivated meat using Aleph’s patented production platforms.

Under the terms of the agreement, BRF will also distribute Aleph-backed cultivated beef products in Brazil. This partnership is expected to “beef up” BRF’s supply chain and reduce its environmental . . .

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