(by Anthony Scott | Gateway Pundit) – According to the consumer price index, egg prices have increased by 66% since last year.
People around the world have found themselves paying more for eggs in stores due to the death of more than 41 million laying hens from bird flu.
In response to the egg shortage, some people have turned to plant-based artificial eggs.
In 2013, Bill Gates invested in Hampton Creek, the company that brought plant-based artificial eggs into the mainstream.
Hampton Creek, backed by Bill Gates, which aims to replace the egg, starts making money http://t.co/JJvUZXHItZ pic.twitter.com/KZoCduEgNs
— Forbes Tech (@ForbesTech) May 15, 2014
Shortly after investing, Gates would soon praise Hampton Creek’s artificial eggs in various blogs and conferences.
Two years after its launch, an outbreak of bird flu hit the world and led some consumers to turn to plant-based artificial eggs for good.
Hampton Creek has rebranded as Eat Just and now also sells plant-based meats under the Beyond Meat brand. Read the full article >