A Few Facts about Fake Meat.

“Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery” and that is how fake meat should be viewed, not as a threat to beef producers but a sincere endorsement of the extreme desirability of beef, the prince of meats. What a great idea to allow vegetarians, vegans, Hindus and others who can’t eat beef for one reason…

$1000 Steak.

What are the chances of a butcher making a video of himself carving a piece of steak generating so much interest that it would go viral on Instagram with 10 million views? This is the incredible achievement by Nusret Gokce, a flamboyant Turkish butcher and restaurant entrepreneur with a flair for theatrics and a chain…

Deja vu at Vlado’s

In 1978 I was a recently graduated veterinarian working in country Victoria. I came to Melbourne occasionally and on one memorable visit, my girlfriend suggested that we go to a well known steak restaurant called Vlado’s. The meal was wonderful, and the experience has stayed very firmly in my memory ever since. I left to…

Mengapa konsumen Vietnam harus membayar lebih mahal untuk daging sapi dan daging ayam, dibandingkan orang lain?

Sebagai bagian utama dalam laporan saya tentang Industri Daging Sapi di Asia Tenggara, saya sudah menghimpun data harga daging sapi dan daging ayam setiap bulan, selama lebih dari 4 tahun dari Indonesia, Vietnam, Cina (Beijing dan Shanghai), Thailand, Malaysia dan Filipina. Salah satu fitur yang paling konsisten dari data tersebut adalah bahwa Vietnam, yang merupakan…