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Philipp Böing

Founder: Darwin Toolbox, SynBioSoc / UCL iGEM organizer, University College London

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In the future, will "food" split into "nutrition" and "flavor"?

What will we eat in the future?
Soylent: https://campaign.soylent.me/soylent-free-your-body ? An optimized, healthy but bland mixture for most nutrition?
Will this bring the price of "real" food, meat and vegetables up, as to become unaffordable for most?
Will there be a middle section of new "flavour products" such as synthetic meat or "aeroshots"?

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  • Oct 17 2013: If one looks at the global food crisis which is quickly becoming a reality, we have to realise that a future of genetically modified food is quickly approaching. As far as taste and nutrition are concerned, I foresee a split; those who can afford to will have tasty food and those who cannot will have to settle for nutrition as opposed to taste.
    Thank you

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