Davos was meatless yesterday. It probably wasn’t entirely a gimmick

by Rashmee

Posted on January 23, 2020


  My recent Swissair flight to Jerusalem served three kinds of meals: vegetarian, kosher and Hindu. The last two needed to be ordered ahead. If you didn’t, you got the standard meal, which was vegetarian. (So were the kosher and Hindu meals, which were only distinct in the special method of preparation or the distinct … Continue reading “Davos was meatless yesterday. It probably wasn’t entirely a gimmick”

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It could get whiffy with everyone eating all that pea protein in the plant-based diet

by Rashmee

Posted on August 28, 2019


News that Cargill, the agricultural trader and processor, is investing a large sum ($ 75 million) in pea protein, made me think of, gas. No, really. Flatulence. All those peas in all those plant-based meat substitutes, which are going to be the hottest thing on the market for years. There’s a reason Cargill is adding to … Continue reading “It could get whiffy with everyone eating all that pea protein in the plant-based diet”

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Something to chew on: plant-based food could trigger a cultural shift in consumption

by Rashmee

Posted on August 20, 2019 / The National


The battle over foods without meat is getting pretty brawny. Last week the non-profit American Civil Liberties Union asked the US state of Arkansas to stop enforcement of a law that bars words such as “burger” and “steak” for plant-based products that contain no animal meat. And the Centre for Consumer Freedom, a US group … Continue reading “Something to chew on: plant-based food could trigger a cultural shift in consumption”

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK