When it comes to food, in Western societies insects don’t necessarily bear the most savory connotations. But in Europe, such perceptions may soon become a thing of the past as the EU’s Food Safety Authority is expected to make insects a common dish choice on restaurant menus. … [Read more...] about Insects to become a common food item on European menus
By 2050 there will be an estimated 10 billion humans living on this planet. Beyond that being a lot of mouths to feed, those folks will be, on average, wealthier than today's population, with a taste for the foods found in regions like the US and Western Europe. But we simply … [Read more...] about Will crickets be a main feature on menus in 2050?
Plant-based faux meat has gone mainstream lately and is steadily gaining much more acceptance among consumers, offering a healthy and eco-friendly alternative to real meat. However, whereas ground meats like hamburgers have been easy to recreate, mimicking whole cuts of meats has … [Read more...] about Startup creates plant-based steak that looks like the real thing
With an abundance of meat alternatives available on the market these days, it can be quite easy to remove meat from your diet. Fish, on the other hand, has very little alternatives. Whole Foods started selling faux-tuna recently, but that’s about it when it comes to seafood … [Read more...] about Want a substitute for seafood? This magic plant tastes unmistakably like oysters
It was only a couple years ago that faux-meat was a niche outsider in the world of food. These days, meat alternatives are going full-blown mainstream after the second fast-food chain in two weeks announced new menu items that are made using plant-based meat. The trend started … [Read more...] about Another major fast-food chain has announced new items made of faux-meat