Could a meatless revolution curb the cravings of a $900-billion-plus global real-meat market? New money shines brightest, but despite a stampede of investment, the future of fake meat is hardly settled.
Many Americans gag at the idea of maggots, locusts or other insect-proteins. But Louwrens Hoffman, a meat science professor at University of Queensland, says unusual protein sources might be needed to meet future demand.
As grilling season kicks off, the focus is now on demand, as major companies like Tyson and McDonald's are already warning consumers meat prices could climb with ASF continuing to claim China’s hog herd.