Announcing our bold, new campaign: "Cellular Agriculture for the Public Good."

*BIG NEWS* The first ever cultured hamburger to be tasted AUGUST 5th 2013, NOON BST

Published August 1, 2013 | Updated October 4, 2021 |

We’re all eagerly anticipating the big day where the first cultured hamburger will be tasted by a handful of journalists, and the anonymous philanthropist who has been backing this milestone project will be revealed.

When: Monday, August 5th, 2013

            1200 Media registration begins

            1230 Media access to event begins

1300 Presentation begins, running for approx. 30 mins

1330 Q&A session with participants including Professor Mark Post

1400 Event closes

(All times in BST, local London time)

Where: West London (location still unspecified)


Social Media: Follow @CulturedBeef and @NewHarvestOrg, use hashtags#culturedbeef and/or  #futureburger

How can you get involved?

1. Let your friends know about the #futureburger event:
  • Share the livestream link everywhere


Watch the tasting of the first #culturedbeef #futureburger LIVE at Aug. 5 Noon BST

Tasting the #futureburger Aug 5, noon BST. WATCH LIVE HERE: FOLLOW LIVE HERE: @NewHarvestOrg

The first slaughterless #futureburger is being tasted Aug 5, noon BST. WATCH THIS MILESTONE EVENT LIVE:

2. WATCH ONLINE and join the #futureburger conversation:

  • The event will be livestreamed at:
  • Follow @CulturedBeef and @NewHarvestOrg for updates
  • Join the social media conversation with the #futureburger and #culturedbeefhashtags

3. Continue the conversation after the event:

The event is going to be followed with a deluge of media articles:

  • Voice your informed opinion in the articles’ “Comments” sections.
  • Mention New Harvest and link to our website (don’t forget the “-”!)
  • Keep tweeting with #futureburger and #culturedbeef
  • Share stories about the event
  • Follow the conversation afterwards on our Facebook page.

See you in London!