Steaks Could Soon Become Champagne-Like Luxury, Says Boss of Europe’s Top Meat Processor
The boss of Europe’s top meat processor said beef will become a luxury like champagne because of the climate impact of producing it. From a report: “Beef is not going to be super climate friendly,” Danish Crown Chief Executive Officer Jais Valeur said in an interview with Danish newspaper Berlingske. “It will be a luxury product that we eat when we want to treat ourselves.” Valeur said pork would be a more climate-friendly protein. Danish Crown is one of Europe’s largest pork producers, although it is also a player in the beef market. Meat companies are coming under pressure to curb greenhouse gases, with 57% of all food industry emissions coming from making animal products, according to one study. Tackling methane emissions from livestock is one of the most critical climate challenges for producers.

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Steaks Could Soon Become Champagne-Like Luxury, Says Boss of Europe’s Top Meat Processor
The boss of Europe’s top meat processor said beef will become a luxury like champagne because of the climate impact of producing it. From a report: “Beef is not going to be super climate friendly,” Danish Crown Chief Executive Officer Jais Valeur said in an interview with Danish newspaper Berlingske. “It will be a luxury product that we eat when we want to treat ourselves.” Valeur said pork would be a more climate-friendly protein. Danish Crown is one of Europe’s largest pork producers, although it is also a player in the beef market. Meat companies are coming under pressure to curb greenhouse gases, with 57% of all food industry emissions coming from making animal products, according to one study. Tackling methane emissions from livestock is one of the most critical climate challenges for producers.

Read more of this story at Slashdot.

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