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Bold and brilliant bet on making meat from plants

A 3D printed plant-based steak mimicking beef produced by Israeli start-up Redefine Meat at an event in Tel Aviv, Israel, last November. PHOTO: REUTERS
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SINGAPORE - Rapid economic growth over the past decades has triggered an unprecedented surge in demand for protein-dense foods at a time of diminishing natural resources.

The precarious combination has turned the current global food system into a runaway train, picking up speed as it races towards a cliff.

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