Tech Companies Take New Approach to Protein

Photo Credit: The Guardian 

Photo Credit: The Guardian 

With the world's population at 7 billion people and growing the demand for food has never been so high. And yet mass-producing factory farms have recently come under great scrutiny for their impact on the environment and unethical treatment of animals.  While sustainable agriculture and local sourcing are being presented as a solution to the damage done by factory farms some are hoping technology will hold they key.

This summer we saw the creation of an entirely lab-grown hamburger and although meat substitutes already exist - such as Seitan or Soy - we're still searching for a proper meat replacement; one that costs less, has a positive impact on the environment and tastes just like the real deal.  Read More