Donnerstag, 8. August 2013

Tasting: Some impressions from the first cultured beef burger tasting in London

At 1pm UK time on the 5th of August in London Professor Mark Post of Maastricht University unveiled the world’s first Cultured Beef burger. The first recognizable meat product created using culturing techniques, the Cultured Beef burger is vital proof of concept for meat culturing techniques. At an event attended by 200 journalists and academics the Cultured Beef burger was cooked by Chef Richard McGeown, of Couch’s Great House Restaurant in Cornwall, and tasted live by Mark Post, food writer Josh Schonwald and nutritional researcher Hanni Rützler.