As Israel continues to
lead the way in foodtech innovation, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu takes a firsthand look at the
latest developments in Steakholder Foods and the foodtech
- Tasted Steakholder Foods' delicious, 3D-printed
cultivated meat creations.
- Became first Prime Minister to ever taste 3D-printed
- Experienced a demo of Steakholder Foods' industrial
printer, printing a customized steak and fish fillet.
- Hosted a roundtable discussion with industry leaders,
government officials, and representatives of investors, academia,
and the non-profit sector.
REHOVOT, Israel, April 20,
2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Steakholder Foods Ltd.
(Nasdaq: STKH), an international deep tech food company at the
forefront of the cultivated meat industry, announced that it was
proud to host the Prime Minister of Israel, Mr. Benjamin Netanyahu, who explored
the latest advancements in cultivated meat and 3D bio-printing, and
tasted 3D-printed cultivated fish and meat products at the cutting
edge of foodtech.
During his visit, the Prime Minister had the opportunity to tour
the company's facilities, see firsthand how Steakholder Foods'
industrial-scale 3D bio-printer works, and learn about its
potential to print tons of cultivated meat per day. He said that
there is a global revolution in how humanity is producing food, and
emphasized that his government is working to help companies move
forward in order to maintain a technological lead.
He then tasted a 3D-printed cultivated fish fillet, printed with
Steakholder Foods' customized bio-inks using Umami Meats' fish
cells. The tasting also included Steakholder Foods' beef product
grown with ethically harvested cells in the Company's
Joining the tour were industry leaders (including the CEOs of
leading Israeli food manufacturers), government officials, and
representatives of investors, academia and the non-profit sector,
- Prime Minister of Israel - Mr.
- Israeli Minister of Innovation, Science and Technology – Mr.
- Director-General of the Prime Minister's Office – Mr. Yossi
- CEO of the Israel Innovation Authority – Mr. Dror Bin
- Director-General of the Ministry of Health – Mr. Moshe Bar Siman Tov
- Prime Minister's Animal Rights Advisor – Mrs. Tal Gilboa
- Israeli Cabinet Secretary – Mr. Tzahi
- Steakholder Foods CEO – Mr. Arik
- Steakholder Foods Co-Founder and Chairman – Mr. Yaron Kaiser
- Heads of leading food manufacturers in Israel - Vice President for Business
Development of the Strauss Group, Mr. Elad
Komissar, CEO of Osem-Nestlé, Mr. Avi Ben-Assayag and Chief Innovation Officer of
Tnuva, Mr. Shay Cohen.
- CEO of Milk & Honey Ventures – Mr. Beni Nofech
- Innovation and Applied Research Leader, Technion R&D
Foundation - Mr. David Shem Tov
Prime Minister Netanyahu: "Today we ate fish that was
produced without fish and meat that was produced without cattle.
This is a global revolution.
Israel is a global leader in the
field of alternative protein and we will see to it that we continue
Arik Kaufman, CEO of
Steakholder Foods: "As Israel continues to lead the way in food
innovation, today's visit by the Prime Minister of Israel is a testament to the importance of our
technology and the incredible potential it holds for the future. We
were honored to offer Mr. Netanyahu the opportunity to taste and
witness the future of food."
About Steakholder Foods
Steakholder Foods Ltd.,
formerly MeaTech 3D Ltd., is an international deep -tech food
company at the forefront of the cultured meat revolution. The
company-initiated activities in 2019 and is listed on the Nasdaq
Capital Market under the ticker "STKH" (formerly MITC), with
headquarters in Rehovot, Israel.
The company is developing a slaughter-free solution for
producing a variety of beef, and seafood products — both as raw
materials and whole cuts — as an alternative to industrialized
farming and fishing. With its membership in the UN Global Compact,
Steakholder Foods is committed to act in support of issues embodied
in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) which
include strengthening food security, decreasing carbon footprint,
and conserving water and land resources.
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