Finnish scientists develop lab grown coffee to secure future of caffeine infused hot drinks

FINLAND – A group of scientists from the Technical Research Centre of Finland (VTT) seeking to make coffee production more sustainable has successfully produced coffee cells in a bioreactor through cellular agriculture.   The move is timely as the global coffee supply has been under threat due to climate change affecting yields in the major growing regions in the world.  In addition to climate change, a barrage of factors including unsustainable farming methods, exploitation and land rights have made cultivating one of the most beloved drinks more challenging.   To circumvent challenges facing the crop, the…

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