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on October 21, 2021

ButcherBox CEO says alternative proteins not sustainable

Plant-based proteins still rely on fertilizer for crops, while cultivated meats require large amounts of electricity, says Mike Salguero

Meat and poultry alternatives like plant-based protein products and cultivated meats may be viewed as favorable to some consumers, but ButcherBox CEO Mike Salguero says he is skeptical of the sustainability of those products from an environmental standpoint.

Salguero was a recent guest on Food Tank’s Food Talk podcast

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