Tag Archives: lab-grown meat

I’m a Vegetarian—Will I Eat Lab-Grown Meat? | WIRED

Eschewing meat requires explanation, especially if you were raised an omnivore. Every forkful carries culture and identity in the memory and effort of its preparation. So, on days like Thanksgiving, when vegetarians turn down their family’s lovingly basted golden brown turkey in favor of a Gardein Holiday Roast, a savory loaf of soy protein isolate and vital wheat gluten that comes in a box, the people around them often feel rejected, even judged. Saying no to turkey becomes saying no to tradition, to family. No wonder people turn such baleful eyes on the bloodless lumps of beans and grain brought into their midst.

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How The Meat Industry Will Look Like In 20 Years | CoolBusinessIdeas.com

Over the past few years, countless plant-based meat alternatives have hit the market, and customers’ increased demand for more ethical and environmentally-friendly products are slowly starting to disrupt the meat industry. And according to a new paper, it’s predicted that 20 years from now, the market for vegan meat and lab-grown meat will actually surpass the market for animal-based meat.

In fact, the report predicts that only 40 percent of the meat we eat in 2040 will come from the bodies of animals, while 35 percent will come from lab-grown meat, and the other 25 percent will come from plant-based replacements.

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