How and where do you harvest your cells?
Find the answer to this and other Uncommon questions below
What is Uncommon?
Currently we are focused on making pork products at Uncommon Bio. Our products are high-quality meat made from healthy pork cells that we feed and turn into delicious food. What makes our meat uncommon is how it uniquely enables meat lovers to enjoy delicious and nutritious meat while making a positive impact on the world’s health from minimising antibiotic resistance, food borne diseases, and climate change.
What is the thought behind your name Uncommon?
Our name was created out of our common goal to nurture the health of the world we live in. With a growing global population, increasing energy costs, and persistent environmental challenges, we recognize that the world now requires unconventional and creative applications of cutting-edge science to bring new products to the table. Our name may be Uncommon, but we passionately share the world’s common love for high-quality products that are nutritious, safe, and accessible for everyone to enjoy.
What is Uncommon Belly and Uncommon Bacon?
Currently we are focused on making pork products at Uncommon. Our products are high-quality meat made from healthy pork cells that we feed and turn into delicious food.
What makes our meat uncommon is how it uniquely enables meat lovers to enjoy delicious and nutritious meat while making a positive impact on the world’s health from minimising antibiotic resistance, foodborne diseases, and climate change.
How do you make your products?
We take pride in carefully and responsibly cultivating our meat products. We take a sample of pork cells and immerse them in a nutrient-rich environment where they can grow into everyday pork that is ready to cook and enjoy. Our creative process enables us to produce high-quality meat products with the taste and texture for everyone to enjoy.
How and where do you harvest your cells?
We take utmost care in harvesting the cells we cultivate for our meat products. We are working closely with independent British farms to source the pork cells we use in the production process.
What types of meat do you make?
We’re starting with a range of delicious and nutritious pork belly and bacon products, and look forward to many more products to come!
Is it vegan or vegetarian?
Neither. Uncommon meat is pork meat made from cells – instead of animals that are raised and slaughtered.
Does Uncommon meat contain GMOs or antibiotics?
No. We do not use genetically modified pork cells or antibiotics in our manufacturing process.
Is it safe to consume Uncommon Meat?
We aim to provide safe and high-quality meat products. That’s why we only work with healthy pork cells to deliver the taste, texture and nutrition of everyday pork meat.
Is Uncommon Meat healthy and nutritious?
We always aim for our products to match or surpass the nutritional value of everyday pork meat. This will depend on our product range. You will see the ingredients and nutritional values on the packaging and on the product range of our website. Many of our products are a source of protein and/or fibre.
How much will it cost?
We are working to achieve cost-parity with conventional pork products in the next few years.
How will Uncommon contribute to building a better planet?
Our meat products provide an uncommon way to enjoy everyday pork meat without the harmful effects of traditional farming. No animals are killed, fewer emissions are released, and significantly less land and water are required.
When will it be available?
We are working hard to bring this product to you as soon as possible. Watch out for specific product tastings and in-store availability dates.
Where will it be available?
We are currently focused on developing and launching our meat products in the United Kingdom and Singapore, but our mission extends towards serving meat lovers worldwide as soon as possible.
Can I get involved?
We are always looking for individuals with unusual talents, those with novel and creative perspectives. Together, we aim to create an environment where our bio-creators can translate their innovation into high-quality products with positive and scalable impact on the planet. If you are interested in joining our amazing team of Uncommoners, check out our “Careers” page for open positions.
What are your plans for the future?
We look forward to developing and launching innovative products that will help nurture the health of the world we live in. Keep an eye on our social media accounts for news about exciting products coming soon.