Meet the “Avocado Queen,” Natalia Merienne, a female trailblazer in the produce industry. Natalia sources avocados directly from growers in Michoacán, Mexico, a region rich in volcanic soil that yields avocados packed with nutrients and known for their unrivaled taste and texture. Natalia’s avocados are in demand at grocery stores and appear on a major restaurant chain menu. “I travel to Mexico every month to check on my growers and handpick the quality avocados I need for my customers. I believe I have a
Diners in Israel’s central town of Ness Ziona are eating lab-grown “meat” that scientists claim is an environmentally friendly solution to feed the world’s rising population.
A restaurant in Tel Aviv sells chicken grown in a lab. This restaurant is a type of SuperMeat testing ground that hosts regular test meals and generates customer feedback while awaiting regulatory approval.
The aptly titled “The Chicken” serves burgers in an unusual setting: across the fine dining room, on the ground floor of a modest building in Ness Ziona, central Israel.
The laboratory, where experts are busy behind big stainless steel vats, can