Why meat is more affordable than plant-based alternatives

Sylvain Charlebois from Dalhousie University says plant-based products are 38 per cent more expensive than the meat version.

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  1. Or it’s more expensive because it uses more fuel for industrial farming. Then all the additional processing and packaging. And carbon taxes are a thing too.

  2. Next they’re going to tax meat to “encourage” use of alternatives as they do with fuel and want to do with sweets

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