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Rude Food by Vir Sanghvi: Going against the green

Jul 19, 2023 07:22 PM IST

Most vegan food is ultra-processed. Most meatless meat products taste disgusting. Expect more confusion with ‘natural’, ‘meatless’ and ‘ethical’ foods

How does a food fad progress as it sweeps across the West? Well, it does okay until it comes up against a newer food fad. Then, the older fad falls into disrepute while the new fad has its moment in the sun.

Many restaurants offer meatless-meat burgers and other products that mimic the taste of meat. Some use beetroot to imitate the look of blood to tickle the tastebuds of non-vegetarians who have gone vegan. (Shutterstock)
Many restaurants offer meatless-meat burgers and other products that mimic the taste of meat. Some use beetroot to imitate the look of blood to tickle the tastebuds of non-vegetarians who have gone vegan. (Shutterstock)
Even packaged foods like bread (above) can contain high levels of sugar and salt.
Even packaged foods like bread (above) can contain high levels of sugar and salt.
Some packaged food like frozen pizza could have three times as much salt as one would use if one made the dish at home.
Some packaged food like frozen pizza could have three times as much salt as one would use if one made the dish at home.
Vegan food manufacturers are cutting back. In Britain, Oatly has withdrawn its dairy-free ice-cream.
Vegan food manufacturers are cutting back. In Britain, Oatly has withdrawn its dairy-free ice-cream.
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