DiCaprio's Israel link

ACTOR Leonardo DiCaprio has invested in Israeli cultured meat start-up Aleph Farms and has also joined the company’s advisory board.

Cultivated meat grows beef directly from animal cells, reducing the environmental footprint compared to industrial beef production.

The Oscar winner said: “One of the most impactful ways to combat the climate crisis is to transform our food system. “Aleph Farms offer new ways to satisfy the world’s demand for beef, while solving some of the most pressing issues of current industrial beef production.”

DiCaprio has visited the Jewish state multiple times, including during his relationship with Israeli supermodel Bar Refaeli, from 2005 until 2011.

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