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Lab-grown coffee: Why it's good for planet Earth, but not so for farmers in Ethiopia

Scientists in Finland’s VTT Technical Research Centre are developing coffee from cell cultures in a laboratory and say that it has a much lesser climatic impact than regular coffee. The 'eco-friendly' coffee may get regulatory approval in the US and Europe in four years, paving the way for commercialisation of the product.

October 19, 2021