Natalie Portman, French firm bring home the faux bacon | Malay Mail

Natalie Portman, French firm bring home the faux bacon | Malay Mail

Natalie Portman, Plant-Based Meat

23/1/2022 7:37:00 AM

Natalie Portman , French firm bring home the faux bacon | Malay Mail

PARIS, Jan 23 — Vegan bacon sizzles on a pan in the office of a French startup whose quest to produce the “holy grail” of the growing plant-based meat industry gained the financial backing of Hollywood star Natalie Portman . Paris-based company La Vie recently raised €25 million (RM119...

Paris-based company La Vie recently raised €25 million (RM119 million) from investment funds and climate-conscious celebrities like Portman, an avowed vegan.After several minutes on the frying pan, the rashers of La Vie’s imitation smoked bacon were golden brown, crunchy and similar in taste to the real McCoy.

The lardons received a C rating on France’s “Nutri-Score” food health rating scale — a middle score on the A to E ranking.But making faux bacon taste like the real thing is another challenge.last year that making bacon, steak and raw chicken were all the “holy grail”.

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