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    Food of the future

    The world's population is increasing and the need for food must follow.
    Maybe growing soy beans to feed to livestock is not the most rational way of producing protein for the masses?

    Here is a new thread to explore the possibilities of utilizing other sources to supply the hungry masses, starting with a possible high protein source that has not been exploited fully; insects.

    Insects are commonly eaten in some parts of the world, but seen as revolting in other parts. Who's to say who is right or wrong?
    I am found of Silkworm pupae, which has a nice nutty taste and can be found as a street food or snacks in many parts of Asia : http://www.wormspit.com/wormfoods.htm

    I don't know about this one though: http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/cat...of-the-future/
    If it proves possible to develop this into a viable product, why not??

    #2
    This is a very valid question with many implications. I guess you have also seen the documentary on TV, where they discussed the various food sources and what it takes to "produce" for example one kilo of meat.

    Chicken were concluded the best option in terms of energy use per kilo meat.

    But, insects were also one of the new areas where the potential was great.
    With best regards from Jan-Olav Storli

    Administrator and Owner of CaptainsVoyage.
    Main page: http://www.captainsvoyage.com

    Surround yourself with positive, ethical people who are committed to excellence.

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      #3
      Here is a video about the food of the future in Korea: http://www.vgtv.no/#!/video/130856/d...orea-med-storm

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        #4
        Unusual food from more homely areas (for most): http://www.dagbladet.no/mat/skolest-...rt-om/60356151

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          #5
          They are getting closer: http://www.dagbladet.no/mat/larver-s...eilig/60863876
          In a few years you may be able to choose insects in all their variety from the menu in most restaurants in Europe.

          But somewhere you have to draw the line: http://www.dagbladet.no/mat/ingen-vi...-sine/60857830
          Bangers with vegies INSIDE, how horrible.

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            #6
            My new and healthy invention MAY be the food of the future.
            Here is the "breadless sandwich" with (nearly) noting but healthy ingredients:

            It consists of, from bottom up; 2 slices of Cooked Ham, slices of raw Bombay Onions, Paprika, Jarlsberg Cheese, sliced Tomatoes, topped with fresh Dill, Basilikum and Sorrel.
            The finishing touch is a mix of mayonnaise and codrow "caviar".


            To go with it; Butter Milk with most of the butter part removed. (0.4% Fat):


            If you eat like this every morning you are bound to be healthy and live to 100. (Believed to be correct, but not guaranteed)

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            • nari
              nari commented
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              Sounds good! and looks good too. Nice to see no bread creeping in do "dull' the flavours!!

            • yvneac
              yvneac commented
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              Will you take out a patent Ombugge? Anyway,it could make my breakfast.

            #7
            Breadless sandwich = salad (?)
            With best regards from Jan-Olav Storli

            Administrator and Owner of CaptainsVoyage.
            Main page: http://www.captainsvoyage.com

            Surround yourself with positive, ethical people who are committed to excellence.

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              #8
              This might not be food for the future, and definitely NOT the way we treat our animals that is going to feed us. I have never seen so disrespectful treatment in my entire life time.

              I WARN YOU, THIS VIDEO BELOW IS FOR MATURE AUDIENCE ONLY.

              The Biggest Undercover Dairy Investigation in History - Fair Oaks Farms and Coca Cola
              With best regards from Jan-Olav Storli

              Administrator and Owner of CaptainsVoyage.
              Main page: http://www.captainsvoyage.com

              Surround yourself with positive, ethical people who are committed to excellence.

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                #9
                In Norway it has just been an uproar due to cruelty ti animals at pig farms: https://www.nrk.no/dokumentar/xl/bry...lje-1.14595066

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                  #10
                  Originally posted by ombugge View Post
                  In Norway it has just been an uproar due to cruelty ti animals at pig farms: https://www.nrk.no/dokumentar/xl/bry...lje-1.14595066
                  I just can't fathom WHAT makes people treat animals like this. There is absolutely no excuse for this kind of behaviour.
                  With best regards from Jan-Olav Storli

                  Administrator and Owner of CaptainsVoyage.
                  Main page: http://www.captainsvoyage.com

                  Surround yourself with positive, ethical people who are committed to excellence.

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