Beth Buczynski

Brooklyn Company Raises $10M to Grow Cow-Free Leather

by , 07/06/14
filed under: Ecouterre

Modern Meadow, Modern Meadow leather, Modern Meadow cow-free leather, bioengineered leather, vegan leather, cruelty-free leather, laboratory leather

Those who are vegan or simply wishing to live a cruelty-free life may soon be able to add leather products back into their fashion consumption. Not real leather made from the hides of animals, of course, but a laboratory-grown substitute that just might fool even the most discriminating leather aficionado. Modern Meadows, a Brooklyn-based company, recently raised $10 million to grow faux leather from animal skin cells obtained through pain-free biopsies. Follow the link below to learn more about the revolutionary technique.

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