Bid to mimic beef helped along by Aussie scientists

Shan Goodwin
By Shan Goodwin
Updated October 13 2021 - 11:07pm, first published 4:15am
COPY THAT: US company Motif's plant-based patty is to get a makeover to ensure it tastes and feels more like real beef, with help from chemical engineering scientists in Australia.

MANUFACTURERS of plant-based meat alternatives are starting to pour big research money into finding ways to replicate attributes like taste, texture and smell, drawing on Australian scientists to map the way.

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Shan Goodwin

Shan Goodwin

National Agriculture Writer - Beef

Shan Goodwin steers ACM’s national coverage of the beef industry. Shan has worked as a journalist for 30 years, the majority of that with agricultural publications. She spent many years as The Land’s North Coast reporter and has visited beef properties and stations throughout the country and overseas. She treats all breeds equally.

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