Category: Innovation Infrastructure | Published on 14/10/2022
There is an increasing demand for meat and dairy products around the world as global wealth rises. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations estimates that global consumption of meat proteins will grow by 14% by 2030, on top of the fact that global meat consumption has more than doubled over the past three decades. The environmental impact of animal derived proteins are well documented and movements to find alternative protein sources are accelerating. How can we as a society meet the demand of billions while drastically reducing the environmental impact? The greater Rotterdam-The Hague area has become a hub of innovation for sustainable protein alternatives and is looking to lead the way in the newly termed ‘protein transition’.