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This fungus-based material is being used to imitate Styrofoam, leather, and even bacon

https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php A biotech firm in New York is designing a plant-based packing material that could replace Styrofoam. The material is made from mycelium, which is basically the root structure of mushrooms. On top of packing material, mycelium is also being used to make protein-rich meat substitutes and vegan leather. The […]
This fungus-based material is being used to imitate Styrofoam, leather, and even bacon
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3 factors are driving the plant-based ‘meat’ revolution as analysts predict companies like Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods could explode into a $140 billion industry

Plant-based “meat” sales are set to explode, with Barclays estimating that the market for alternative meat could grow by 1,000% over the next 10 years, reaching $US140 billion. Barclays says that climate change, animal-welfare concerns, and greater interest in wellness are driving the meat-substitute revolution. “Sustainability is increasingly more relevant […]
3 factors are driving the plant-based ‘meat’ revolution as analysts predict companies like Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods could explode into a $140 billion industry