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Established food giants acquiring alternative protein companies risks repeating consolidated control

by Futures Centre, Jan 2
1 minute read

Alternative protein can overlook broader food system issues. As it gains popularity, established food giants acquiring companies within the sector risk consolidated control and worries around inaccessibility and the affordability of more sustainable food sources.

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So what?

For instance, Brazilian cattle leader JBS invested $100 million in a Spanish cellular agriculture startup. This raises environmental concerns due to its track record as to whether this alternative meat company was delivering on transformation or not.



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