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Meet the millennial entrepreneur behind China’s answer to Beyond Meat

Mooncakes, the widely popular Mid-Autumn Festival delicacy, will be getting a makeover in China this year, as a start-up’s plant-based ground meat is used as filling for the traditional cholesterol-packed treat.Chinese entrepreneur Lu Zhongming has formed meat alternative producer Zhenrou, in partnership with a research team from the Beijing Technology and Business University, that will introduce Suzhou-style mooncakes filled with plant-based meat ahead of the festival next month.While the most… Source link

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China’s duck farmers are cashing in as African swine fever outbreak puts Chinese consumers off the nation’s favourite meat

On a 30-hectare (74-acre) plot of land in China’s Shandong province poultry hub, more than half a million white-feathered ducks are busy eating, chattering and laying eggs to produce cheap meat for thousands of factory canteens.With birds already packed into around 60 open-sided buildings, farm owner Shenghe Group is expanding further, aiming to raise output by 30 per cent this year to capture record profits as a plunge in pig numbers shrinks production of pork, China’s favourite meat.“The… Source link

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China halts Canadian meat shipments over bogus documents

China said on Tuesday it will turn away all meat shipped from Canada, just days before China and the United States sit down to work on settling a trade dispute that has also caught Canada in the crossfire.China launched an investigation after inspections found residues of a feed additive not accepted by China in Canadian pork, the Chinese embassy in Canada said in a statement on its website.That probe revealed as many as 188 “counterfeit” veterinary health certificates, the statement said, and… Source link

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Meatless meat revolution kicks off in Hong Kong, where Li Ka-shing puts his money where his mouth is

Hong Kong has emerged as a key battleground for the hearts, minds and stomachs of Asian meat eaters, as Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods – the two most prominent meatless meat producers – fight for market share.Both companies, which make plant-based products that closely resemble burgers, sausages and minced meat products, have received backing from heavyweight investors anticipating a change away from animal consumption. Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing, known to enjoy meatless meat himself, has… Source link

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Meaty gains for Leo DiCaprio-backed vegan burger maker Beyond Meat, as stock rises 160 per cent on debut

Shares in vegan burger maker Beyond Meat rose more than 160 per cent on their market debut on Thursday, as investors look to cash in on the first publicly listed veggie meat company and the growing popularity of plant-based meat alternatives.The stock opened at US$46, well above its IPO price of US$25. Shares surged minutes after starting to trade and were halted due to volatility. They traded up to US$72 during the day, before closing at US$65.75.Beyond Meat, which has warned it may never turn… Source link

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Swine fever ails more than just China’s favourite meat, with millions of small farmers, exports likely to suffer

One of my more shocking journalistic journeys was made in the mid-1980s, visiting a nondescript factory in the heart of Chongqing. I had asked to explore China’s farming industry, but the ministry of foreign affairs had some difficulties in getting me near an actual farm. Instead, this factory processed all of Sichuan’s pig intestines – 300 million a year.I watched mountains of recently warm intestines stretched along clean metal tables, while one end of each intestine was plugged to a tap in… Source link

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Korean BBQ in Singapore: 15 best places to curb your meat cravings, Singapore News

Korean BBQ rivals, if not beats Thai BBQ anytime. And Singapore is no exception to this. Being a veritable melting pot of cultures and cuisines, the Lion City has its fair share of great restaurants to enjoy the grilled goodness of different meats and seafood, along with the usual hotpot and endless side dishes, of course. Here is a quick guide to the 15 best places to go to for your Korean BBQ fix in Singapore. Enjoy grilling! Photo: Shopback 1. DAESSIKSIN KOREAN BBQ BUFFET Photo: Pixabay Daessiksin is the…

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Impossible foods in Singapore: does it taste like real meat?, Singapore, Food News

The Impossible Burger by Impossible Foods. It’s meatless but yet it’s meaty. Some people say its patty tastes just like the real thing. But what’s in it? Does it really taste like meat? We went on a taste test to find out. Want to try the Impossible Burger for yourself? Download the ShopBack app and try it at Three Buns / Potato Head with ShopBack Go! Or get $4 cashback when you book through Quandoo, $2.50 cashback on HungryGoWhere, or $1.50 on Eatigo. WHERE CAN I FIND IMPOSSIBLE FOODS IN…

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Pork sales up at supermarkets as people seek out safe meat – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

Viet Nam News HCM CITY — Pork sales at supermarkets and food stores have increased sharply as more and more customers are opting to buy the meat with clear origins due to the outbreak of African swine fever. According to retailers, the spread of information about the disease has customers worried since pork is a staple food. Thanh Lan of District 1, who was buying pork at Co.opmart Cống Quỳnh, said for the past month she has only bought the meat at the supermarket. She was relieved…

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Meat grinder still attached to Giant worker’s arm when rushed to NUH, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A supermarket worker who was using a meat grinder was injured after her left arm was caught in the machine on Friday morning (March 8). The 53-year-old woman works at a 24-hour Giant Express outlet in Bukit Batok, Chinese-language paper Shin Min Daily News reported. The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) was alerted to the incident at 284 Bukit Batok East Avenue 3, where the Giant outlet is located, at 6.21am. The woman was taken to the National University Hospital. A stall owner at a nearby coffee shop,…

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