7 Sep 2023

Scientists explore lab-grown fruit

From Morning Report, 7:45 am on 7 September 2023

You've heard of lab-grown meat, well how about lab-grown fruit.

A team of Canterbury scientists are exploring fruit production, using plant cells developed in the laboratory.

There's not a tree, bush or vine in sight, but Plant and Food Research aims to re-create the taste and nutritional benefits of regular fruit.

Adam Burns reports.