[LMB] Sorry, Cordelia! Here, have a real steak

Raymond Collins rcrcoll6 at gmail.com
Wed Sep 29 04:18:25 BST 2021


If the demand for a product is great enough, someone will always find a way
to cut production cost.  Computers being the best example.

On Tue, Sep 28, 2021, 7:09 AM WalterStuartBushell <proto at panix.com> wrote:

>
>
> > On Sep 28, 2021, at 12:10 AM, Damien Sullivan <phoenix at mindstalk.net>
> wrote:
> >
> > [1] Thread article said $18, some news releases I found said $30. And
> > that's production cost, not retail price.  The article also said Future
> > Meat didn’t see any easy ways of getting it cheaper.
>
> At that price especially with normal markups you won’t see it at your
> local Piggly Wiggly,
> and that’s especially high for plant protein. Roughly the price of an item
> tends to correlate
> to the energy (and hence carbon footprint) to price.
>
> This appears to be a dead end, similar to the kitchen chemistry version of
> fusion which does
> work, but no one is basing plans for practical fusion on it..
>
> Just raise ruminants on meadow cover which doesn’t add carbon to the
> biosphere, unlike
> modern agriculture which depends on fertilizer made from natural gas which
> does.
>
> See also “grass farming”  Joel Salatin and Polyface Farm
>
>
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