As a new wave of plant-based meat hits the fast-food market, Taco Bell is proudly reminding its customers that its menu has carried vegetarian protein classics such as rice and beans for decades. Taco Bell’s bean burrito is their second best selling item, and the chain is … [Read more...] about Amid the trend of plant-based fast food, Taco Bell embraces its vegetarian classics
Impossible Foods and Beyond Meat introduced the world to alt meat that tastes, feels, and even bleeds like the real deal. Now, a new product is swimming into the alternative meat market: plant-based shrimp. Created by the San Francisco based company, New Wave, the product mirrors … [Read more...] about A new product is swimming into the world of plant based meat alternatives
Would you consider eating some crickets today as your afternoon snack? How about a handful of honey ants or a skewer of grubs? If not, you may want to consider expanding your palate because a study in England has found that 37% of people think we will be eating more insects … [Read more...] about Feeding the future: Are insects the world’s next great protein source?
Renewable energy and sustainable food production are both in high demand as we move into a future of changing climate and growing population. But how do we allocate space for solar energy production and farmland when they both demand similar geographic conditions? Agrivoltaics, … [Read more...] about Meet the new (green) power couple: Solar Panels + Arid Farms
Getting corporations to join the fight against single-use plastics often takes more than a desire to help the environment. It also takes economic and marketing incentives. Food and drink giant Nestlé seems to have found a strategy for reducing plastic use and increase sales: … [Read more...] about KitKat’s new wrapper quits single use plastic… and challenges your origami skills