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Rising food prices, a growing population and environmental concerns are the reasons why food experts say that in the future we will have to rethink what we eat. So what might we be serving up in 20 years time?
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Complete these sentences using information from the text.
a We have to rethink what we eat because …
b You do not need to add salt to a seaweed salad because …
c Using insects as food helps to save the planet because …
d Caterpillars are more nutritious than minced beef because …
e Seaweed farmers can earn a lot of money because …
f You should buy dried seaweed instead of fresh because …
You are giving a speech at a conference about Future Foods. Your task is to convince the audience to eat differently.
a Use facts and arguments from the text when you plan your speech.
b Give the speech in class.
c What was good about your speech?
You are giving a presentation about food traditions and future trends at a food conference for students. Choose one of these topics: vegetarian food, kosher food, vegan food, halal food, organic food, locally grown food.
- What kinds of food can be eaten and what should be avoided.
- reasons why people keep to this diet.
- advantages and disadvantages of this diet.
People around the world are starving. In the US, one in six people struggles with hunger. How can future foods solve this problem? Write an article.
What will we eat in the future?
Find two reliable internet sources and answer these questions.
a Give examples of future foods.
b Find reasons why we have to rethink what we eat.
c Find names of experts or organisations that give reliable information on these topics.
d What makes these sources reliable?
This recipe uses American measurements.
a Find out how many ml there are in a cup.
b Find out how to convert ounces to grams.
c Convert the recipe into metric measurements.
d Convert 375 °F to Celsius.