Made a staggering cost of $383675, this test tube beef consists of 20,000 strips of meat that were grown in petri dishes in the Netherlands. The artificial meat was electrically stimulated to bulk up the ‘muscle’, blended with 200 pieces of lab-grown animal fat, and then red beetroot juice and saffron added to provide authentic beef coloring. Continue reading for a video and more information.
According to The Daily Mail, “other non-meat ingredients include salt, egg powder, and breadcrumbs. Red beetroot juice and saffron are added to provide authentic beef colouring. A major advantage of test-tube meat is that it can be customised for health, for instance by boosting levels of polyunsaturated fats.”