Great News for SGeans Vegetarians!
The United Nations in 2010 warned that a global shift towards a vegan diet is vital to save the world from hunger, fuel poverty and the impact of climate change.
Western tastes for diets rich in meat and dairy products are unsustainable as the global population moves towards a predicted 9.1 billion people by 2050, said the report from United Nations Environment Programme’s international panel of sustainable resource management.
“I believe that in 30 years or so we will no longer need to kill any animals and that all meat will either be clean or plant-based, taste the same and also be much healthier for everyone,” he said.
SINGAPORE CAN DO IT TOO
It will be at least another six to nine months before Impossible Foods’ cow-less meat patties hit Singapore, but it has already got some investors excited about it. Singapore’s own Temasek Holdings led a US$75 million (S$101m) investment round this year.
The company has also been backed by Bill Gates and Li Ka-shing’s Horizons Ventures.
Heard about it online some time ago. I can’t wait to lay my hands to try one! I shall give you an update comparing it with VeganBurg. ????????????
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