Re: “High-tech startups’ next disruption: Dinner plates” (TNT, 8-24).
I was interested in reading the article about plant-based alternatives to meat. Several years ago, I attended a seminar where I learned that for every 100 calories that we put into feeding animals, we get four calories back from hogs, five back from cattle (meat and milk) and six from chickens (meat and eggs). So that’s a 94 to 96 percent loss of our investment.
How many financial investors would keep this practice up for years and years?
If these calories, instead, were directly fed to humans, we would have …