About Us

Philosophy

- The Next Move from Meat

Worried about the planet? Us too. That’s why, at Next Meats, we’re dedicated to creating delicious alternatives to meat products that come with a huge carbon footprint. Saving the planet never tasted so good.

- The Philosophy of NEXT MEATS

L: Hideyuki Sasaki,CEO

R: Ryo Shirai, Founder

Thoughts of the co-founders

- Read the Forbes interview (Only in Japanese)

Production System

We only want to offer our best.

Our products are carefully produced using Non-GMO soy and pea proteins in factories that meet HACCP, ISO, and Halal certification standards. Our products do not use any artificial additives either.

Research and Development Team

Excellent researchers from all over the world are gathering here.

Alexis Guionet - from France

Ph.D. in Biology

Guionet is a biophysicist specializing in microbiology and agri-food. His work focuses on improving Maillard reactions in plant-based products. He is conducting research to create meat substitute from plant material and mircrobial cultures.

Yu Lu - from China

Ph.D. in Life Science

Yu has always been interested in environmental issues. Yu currently focuses on epigenetics and researches the molecular basis of protein storage in soybean and other plants. Using advanced technologies, he aims to cultivate high-quality plant resources to be used in our products.

Iaroslav Patuk - from Russia

Ph.D. in Agricultual Engineering

Iaroslav has been working to develop original patented machinery and also conducts research on the various texturizing methods of vegetable proteins by extrusion processing.

NEXT Lab

Available stores in Japan

You can find Next Meats products in the following stores:

Click here for the official web store.

Supermarket

  • Ito-Yokado
  • Harashin
  • LIFE
  • The garden
  • Kasumi
  • Kyorindo
  • Nissin World Delicatessen

Restaurant

  • YAKINIKU LIKE
  • IKEA
  • TEN FINGERS BURGER

Global Expansion Map

We are expanding our business at NEXT Speed to bring you delicious meat alternatives and save the Earth!

Launched

  • Taiwan
  • Singapore
  • Vietnam
  • Hong Kong

Preparing

  • United States
  • China
  • India

Preparing

  • France
  • Italy
  • Spain
  • Russia

Television Commercial

Our television commercial that was released in April was the first ever commercial from an alternative protein company in Japan.

This is the first attempt for an alternative meat brand in Japan.

Collaborative partners

We are constantly working with different companies, universities, and experts to better our products, ourselves, and the world. Some of them include:

euglena Co.,Ltd.

We are co-developing super functional foods by bringing our technologies together.

Nagaoka University of Technology

We have signed a joint research agreement and are conducting research on proteins.

Chef Shusaku Toba

We came together with Michelin-star chef Shusaku Toba, to share a recipe that everybody can try at home.

COMPANY

Company NameNext Meats Co., Ltd.
EstablishmentJune, 2020
CEOHideyuki Sasaki
FounderRyo Shirai
DirectorKoichi Ishizuka
Head Office AddressSHIMIZU BUILDING 2ND FLOOR, 34-16 SHINJUKU 1 Chome, SHINJUKU-KU, TOKYO 160-0022, JAPAN
NEXT LabNARIC 2ND FLOOR, 4-1-10 SHINSAN, NAGAOKA-SHI, NIGATA 940-2127, JAPAN
E-MAILinfo(at)nextmeats.co.jp
Related companyNext Meats Holdings, Inc. OTCBB: NXMH

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