What is the difference between artificial pork, artificial meat and vegetarian meat?
Abstract: Nowadays, due to the advancement of science and technology, people’s diet has also ushered in earth-shaking changes. For example, artificial eggs. Artificial eggs are actually made with plants as the main raw material, and the taste is very similar to real eggs. Although the nutrition is not bad for real eggs, they disappeared after a period of time. “Artificial meat” and “vegetarian meat” are also being produced one after another, and “artificial pork” will be produced in the future, but do you know the difference between these three?
Keywords: vegetable protein, vegetarian meat, artificial meat, soy protein, meat
Vegetarian meat should be the most commonly eaten in people’s daily life. Vegetarian meat is mainly based on plant protein (soybeans, wheat, peanuts) as the main raw material, and the texture and taste similar to meat is obtained through processing. For example, tofu sticks, tofu skins, dried tea, spicy strips, etc. can be regarded as vegetarian meat, and some taste even better than meat. Vegetarian meat is entirely composed of plants and has nothing to do with meat.
There are two types of artificial meat. The first is the same as “vegetarian meat”, which is processed from plant proteins such as soybeans. The other is to use animal stem cells to make artificial meat. Researchers feed the stem cells with amino acids, sugar, oil and other substances to allow the meat to grow up slowly. It is said that the meat produced in this way has the same taste as real meat.
Artificial pork is a kind of “artificial soaked pork” researched and cultivated by Dutch scientists. The original intention of producing this kind of meat is to avoid the fate of animals being slaughtered, which is entirely out of humanitarian assumptions. This kind of meat is produced by extracting cells from live pigs and then putting them in the broth of other animal products to generate muscle tissue in the broth. However, this kind of meat has not been tasted yet, but scientists firmly believe that it will be mass-produced in the future.
These three kinds of “meat” should be eaten the most in China only “vegetarian meat”, and most people have never eaten the other two. If artificial meat is really mass-produced in the future, would you like it?