不久的將來,家門口也許就可以吃到雀巢麥當勞聯手打造的素肉漢堡了吧。

對于我這個肉食動物來說,素肉漢堡的吸引力雖說沒有那么大,不過還是想試一試吶。

 

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英文原文音頻:

 

Nestle could expand its plant-based burger sales partnership with fast food chain McDonald’s beyond Germany and is also looking for other partners, the Swiss food giant’s head said on Tuesday.
瑞士食品巨頭雀巢本周二稱,雀巢可能會擴大與快餐連鎖店麥當勞在德國之外的素食漢堡銷售合作關系,并且也在尋求其他合作伙伴。
“McDonald’s is an exciting and big customer, but it is not the only option and we have quite good capacity to cope with a (possible) extension beyond Germany,” Marco Settembri, the Chief Executive of Nestle’s Europe, Middle East and North Africa business said.
“麥當勞是個令人興奮的大客戶,但是這不是唯一的選擇,我們有能力(可能)擴大在德國之外的生意。”雀巢歐洲、中東和北非業務首席執行官馬克·塞滕布里稱。
The market for meat substitutes could soar to $140 billion over the next decade, according to Barclays, as many health- and climate-conscious consumers seek to reduce their meat consumption.
巴克萊銀行稱,在未來十年中,肉類替代品市場交易量可能飆升至1400億美元,因為很多有健康和氣候意識的消費者試圖減少他們的肉類消費。
Nestle launched its plant-based Incredible Burger in April under the Garden Gourmet brand in several European countries. The same month, McDonald’s started selling the patties as “Big Vegan TS” in its 1,500 restaurants in Germany.
雀巢在四月份在數個歐洲國家以“花園美食家”(Garden Gourmet)品牌推出了素食的“神奇漢堡”(Incredible Burger)
Early results of the launch in Germany were promising, Settembri said, and Nestle and McDonald’s were discussing next steps.
塞滕布里說,德國市場的早期反饋良好,雀巢和麥當勞正在商討下一步計劃。
“For both (of us), if we do it, if we go ahead, we want to do it right. We have capacity of course, but we really need to plan it and we need to do it well,” he told a Deutsche Bank conference.
“對我們(兩者)來說,如果我們行動了,如果我們前進了,我們就想把事情做好。我們當然有能力做到,但是我們真的需要計劃一下,并且把事情做好。”塞滕布里在德意志銀行會議上表示。

 

今日語言點

 

1)extension n. 伸展,擴大;延長

He signed a two-year extension to his contract.

他的合同又續簽了兩年。

an extension to a visa 簽證的延期

extension的動詞原形:extend,v. 延伸;擴大;推廣

He extended his hand, and I shook it.

他伸出手,我握了一下。

 

2)substitute n. 代用品;代替者

to come on as a substitute

作為替補隊員上場

常見用法:a substitute for sth.  …的替代物

a sugar/blood/meat substitute 代糖/血液代用品/肉類替代品

 
3)promising adj. 有希望的,有前途的

The illness cut short a promising career as a soloist.

疾病讓獨唱歌手的大好前途戛然而止。

promising的動詞原形:promise,v. 允諾;保證

"You promise?" — "All right, I promise."  

“你保證?”——“好的,我保證。