Cow-less dairy startup Perfect Day put 1,000 pints of its cell-based ice cream up for sale on its website at $60 for three pints, and sold out in hours.
Earlier today, I ate a scoop of chocolate ice cream – creamy and pleasantly fatty feeling in my mouth. This would hardly seem newsworthy, except for the high-tech ingredient that made my frozen treat go down so smoothly: dairy proteins produced in a lab, no cows needed. (Photo: Olivia Falcigno/NPR)
Biotech startup Perfect Day is releasing an ice cream today it's calling the world’s first animal-free dairy product, available in a limited run.