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How Far Will High Tech Take Food From Its Historical Roots?


In many ways technology has assumed a favored position in our attitudes. We must therefore search our feelings carefully as to how much high tech food we want. High tech is coming to food production in a divergent number of ways. Americans spend approximately $1.5 trillion a year on food. There are profits to be made and technology to harness. Following are three samples of high-tech food entrepreneurs that have financial backing and actively looking to enter the mainstream markets. These are by no means the only applications of high tech in the wings. Lab-Grown Meat Professor Mark Post of Maastricht University in the Netherlands has cultured a beef patty…

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