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Lab grown meat

Future food?

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Or rather…..The future of meat based foods?

Would you eat a burger, chicken nuggets or sausage manufactured in a lab?

Some say that this perhaps is the next most sensible step in the production of meat for the future.

It is pretty clear to many the sheer quantity of resources it takes to supply meat to market as we know it is impacting greatly on our environment, pockets and general well-being of both the consumer and the animals farmed to produce meat based products.

To produce 1kg of meat requires between 5,000 and 20,000 litres of water whereas to produce 1kg of wheat requires between 500 and 4,000 litres of water


This is an evolution in agriculture not just the food industry, and based on the

Unlike the Impossible Burger (a product derived solely from plants, and doing pretty well in the market to date) this is meat as you know it. Exactly the same on a cellular level to the real thing.

The process of “growing” products like these ….

Following is a run down on one of the companies currently producing these type of products.

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