Huge amounts of money have been invested in both the plant-based and cultured meat industries - with massive developments expected in coming years
The bacon, made by UK startup THIS, will be accompanied by other products from the range, including vegan chicken rotisserie pieces, and panko-bread-crumbed goujons of chicken
The taste test was captured on camera by plant-based startup This, which is launching meat alternative products in Holland & Barrett stores across the UK this June
The product from startup THIS is made from a soy and pea base. It is one product in a wider range, which producers say was created to appeal to meat eaters
The Lightlife Ground will hit shelves in thousands of stores across the US and Canada this Summer, alongside the brand's new Lightlife Burger
The surge in plant-meat sales is commensurate with the growth of the vegan food sector - which topped $3.3 billion in 2018
Glasgow-based Daring Foods say the deal means its plant-based meat alternative products could be served at 1,000 locations via the foodservice industry by the end of the year
The new products were created by two former burger restauranteurs who decided that they want to make plant-based 'the new norm'
The store founders launched an online business earlier this year, now they want to offer their customers 'the environment of a cruelty-free butcher shop'
Market data shows that sales of vegan alternatives have skyrocketed over the last 12 months - with more people opting for plant-based meat, milk, and cheese
The products are made by plant-based startup The Meatless Farm Co