Using Technology to Create New Kind of Plant-Based Food

May 25, 2017 12:02 AM
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Whether it's for religious, ethical or health reasons, people who don't eat meat have had vegetarian options with the help of some creativity in the kitchen. Plants may also hold the key to solving global food problems. That's the mission of a new generation of plant-based foods created with technology's help. These mostly California-based companies are finding shelf space in U.S. grocery stores and beyond. VOA's Elizabeth Lee visited a few of these test kitchens.