Cultured Meat Market - A Global Market and Regional Analysis: Focus on Cultured Meat Product and Application, Investment Analysis, and Country Analysis - Analysis and Forecast, 2026-2030

Dec 2020| BIS465A| BIS Research

Report Highlights

The global cultured meat market is projected to reach $94.5 billion by 2030, reveals the premium market intelligence study by BIS Research. The study also highlights that the market is set to witness a CAGR of 34.80% between 2026 and 2030.

The comprehensive study of the global cultured meat market extensively covers the following:

  • The global initiatives that are taken by the cultured meat manufacturers and how it is going to transform the industry in the coming future
  • The global market size of the cultured meat - analyzed and estimated keeping in consideration with COVID-19 impact, during the forecast period 2026-2030
  • A detailed global and regional analysis of cultured meat market, including growth trends, driving forces, companies involved, and estimated cultured meat market size with COVID-19 impact for around ten countries

Besides these parameters, the study also encompasses the market growth drivers, opportunities, market restraining factors, regulatory scenario, segmental analysis, and regional landscape.

BIS Research study indicates that the growing world's population and increasing urbanization in the emerging countries are promoting the demand for meat products. Thus, in order to satisfy the needs of consumers without hindering the animals and environment, cultured meat market is expected to play a vital role. The industry has massive potentials to eliminate the traditional meat industry's current problems and minimize the global warming caused by animal farm management and killing.

The study highlights the various emerging opportunities, such as government initiatives to promote the cultured meat market in different regions, continuously increasing funding, and the products' abilities to tackle global challenges.

Data from different market segments have been analyzed minutely to gain a holistic view of the market. These segments include the type of products the manufacturers are working on, the application industry, and regions. Each of these segments is further categorized into sub-segments to compile an in-depth study.

According to Rakhi Tanwar, Principal Analyst, BIS Research, “In 2026, the cultured meat market by product category will be dominated by seafood products. This is primarily due to the continuously increasing demand in the Asia-Pacific region, particularly China. Whereas the presence of leading companies in the region working on cultured fish products is likely to boost consumer’s demand.

Key insights are drawn from in-depth interviews with the key opinion leaders of more than 30 leading companies, market participants, and experts. The key players profiled in the report include Eat Just, Inc. BlueNalu Inc., Memphis Meat, Shiok Meats, SuperMeat, IntegriCulture, Inc., Mosa Meat, and Future Meat Technologies.

The study also offers strategic reasoning for growth that can help organizations in tracking various products, trends, and technologies that will be changing the dynamics of the market. The recommendations by BIS Research also offers bespoke research services to help organizations meet their objectives.

Who should buy this report?

  • Meat product manufacturers and suppliers, processors, and marketers such as Tyson Foods, JBS S.A., Cargill Foods, and Conagra Brands Inc.
  • Foodservice chain global as well as regional, such as McDonald's, Burger King, KFC, and Subway.
  • Business organizations, such as financial institutions, government agencies, and meat products manufacturing industries

How market intelligence on cultured meat can add value to an organization’s decision-making process:

  • Identifies prominent indicators to adopt business growth strategies (such as product launch, M&A, partnerships, and expansions) to grow in the global cultured meat market
  • Evaluates key opportunities unlocked through investments and funding conducted in the market
  • Scrutinizes how COVID-19 impacted the market dynamics and it is going to benefit the cultured meat industry
  • Identifies the competitive strength of key players in the global cultured meat market based on the evaluation of their market and product coverage and market potential

Insightful Questions Covered to Enable Companies take Strategic Decisions

  • What is the expected market size of the global cultured meat market in terms of revenue and volume in 2026, and what is the expected growth rate during the forecast period 2026-2030?
  • What is the expected revenue to be generated by different types of cultured meat products, including beef, pork, chicken, fish, and others?
  • What are the meat product types expected to witness the highest growth rate?
  • What is the current meat market size by products in terms of volume?
  • What are the application area and recent developments?
  • What is the market size and opportunities for the cultured meat market across different regions?
  • What are the major driving forces expected to increase global demand for the cultured meat market during the forecast period?
  • What are the significant challenges expected to inhibit the growth of the global cultured meat market?
  • What is the present investment landscape for the cultured meat market?
  • What are the major patents filed in the cultured meat market?
  • What is the regulatory landscape in different regions for cultured meat products?
  • What is the impact of COVID-19 on the alternative protein industry market?

Market Report Coverage - Cultured Meat

Market Segmentation

  • Product Type - Beef, Pork, Chicken, Seafood, Others
  • Application - Nuggets, Sausages, Meatball, Burger Patty

Regional Segmentation

  • North America – U.S., Canada
  • Europe – Germany, France, and Netherlands
  • U.K.
  • Middle East and Africa – Saudi Arabia, South Africa, and Israel
  • Asia-Pacific and Japan – Australia and New Zealand, Japan, Singapore, and India
  • China
  • Rest of World – Mexico, Brazil, Korea, Russia, Vietnam, and 10+ more other countries

Growth Drivers

  • Increasing Need for Food Security and Sustainable Diets
  • Growing Concerns for Animal Welfare
  • Impact of Traditional Meat Production on Environment

Market Challenges

  • High Production Cost
  • Consumer Acceptance and Trust

Market Opportunities

  • Marketing and Positioning to Build Initial Consumer Base
  • Increasing Government Support and Clarification on Marketing Regulations

Key Cultured Meat Companies Profiled

Eat Just, Inc. BlueNalu Inc., Memphis Meat, Shiok Meats, SuperMeat, IntegriCulture, Inc., Mosa Meat and Future Meat Technologies, among others.

Key Questions Answered in this Report:

  • What is the expected market size of the global cultured meat market in terms of revenue and volume in 2026, and what is the expected growth rate during the forecast period 2026-2030?
  • What is the expected revenue to be generated by different types of cultured meat products, including beef, pork, chicken, fish, and others?
  • What are the meat product types expected to witness the highest growth rate?
  • What is the current meat market size by products in terms of volume?
  • What are the application area and recent developments?
  • What is the market size and opportunities for the cultured meat market across different regions?
  • What are the major driving forces expected to increase global demand for the cultured meat market during the forecast period?
  • What are the significant challenges expected to inhibit the growth of the global cultured meat market?
  • What is the present investment landscape for the cultured meat market?
  • What are the major patents filed in the cultured meat market?
  • What is the regulatory landscape in different regions for cultured meat products?
  • What is the impact of COVID-19 on the alternative protein industry market?

Market Overview

Cultured meat can be seen as the best alternative in order to satisfy the ever-increasing demand for meat by the rising population who are willing to display responsible eating behavior. The rise of vegetarianism and veganism is notable, but a significant amount of meat will continue to be eaten by customers worldwide thus, continuously raising the demand. This technology has the potential to address many of the critical problems associated with conventional approaches, including animal conditions, environmental impact, and public health, among others. Thus, the market has enormous potential to rise and expand in the coming years.

Cultured meat is processed from a living animal by painlessly extracting muscle cells. To produce muscle tissue, which is the main component of the meat consumed. Further, the scientists feed and nurture the cells to multiply and form meat products. To reduce the agricultural system's environmental impact, mitigate risks to public health, resolve animal welfare problems, and provide food protection, meat production through tissue culture could have enormous effects. The vital first step in finding a sustainable alternative to the processing of meat is cultivated meat. It is seen as the most practical and fastest way to do so and to ultimately eradicate the traditional meat industry, which annually accounts for the cruelty and killing of around 270 billion animals.

Within the research report, the market is segmented based on product type, application, and region. Each of these segments covers the market's snapshot of the propensity of market revenue, underlying patterns, and trends over the projected years by using analytics on the primary and secondary data obtained.

Competitive Landscape

The rising popularity of cultured meat products worldwide and increasing awareness about the products has led companies to invest significantly in this industry. The cultured meat market is expected to witness many more massive investments as more and more products will come into the commercialization race. The current competitive landscape for the cultured meat market demonstrates an inclination toward companies adopting strategies such as business expansion in order to increase production capacities to lower prices along with partnerships and collaborations. The result of the emerging strategies and developments is already surging the market in the form of business expansion and partnerships and collaborations.

Driven by the rapid evolution of the alternative protein industry, there has been fierce competition between the players to expand their production units to increase the production capacity and lower the price. For instance, in June 2020, BlueNalu, Inc. signed a lease to expand its R&D and manufacturing facility in San Diego, having 38,000 sq. feet space. The facility will include a suitable manufacturing process and a pilot-scale cultured meat production plant.

Simultaneously, the industry players are also collaborating with the giant foodservice chains in order to tap a broader consumer base in a short span of time. For instance, in July 2020, BlueNalu, Inc. signed an MOU with Pulmuone, an environment-friendly and healthy lifestyle food product company in South Korea. The collaboration will help BlueNalu, Inc. to launch cell-based seafood in the South Korean market.

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