Vegan food is no longer a lifestyle choice. Moderate meat consumption and meat substitutes are considered key elements in climate protection. Many companies have entered the meat substitute business, but they are encountering legal hurdles. However, their financing is nevertheless ensured, and they arouse a huge appetite among venture capitalists. In an interview with Sabine Wadewitz, life sciences expert Wolfgang Schönig talks about the details of CO²-neutral meat production, the legal framework conditions, and the latest developments in the industry.