Cultured protein is a form of protein derived from cell cultures, rather than from animal or plant sources. It provides a clean, sustainable and ethical alternative to traditional protein sources, and is increasingly being used in food and beverage products. Cultured proteins are environmentally-friendly and are produced in a laboratory setting with little to no animal by-products or waste. The cells used to produce cultured proteins are grown in a nutrient-rich environment and, depending on the type of protein being produced, may be sourced from plants, fungi, bacteria, or other sources. These proteins are then purified, concentrated, and used in a variety of products, including dietary supplements, functional foods, and medical treatments.