It’s the middle of the afternoon – two hours until dinnertime – and Chef Howard Agnew and his team are focused on meal prep. They’re chopping the chicken, dicing the vegetables and stirring the sauce. Tonight’s menu is orange sesame chicken and Agnew is expecting hundreds of guests.
It’s an innovation eight years in the making: clothing woven from plastic. And like most products that are introduced, the kind where we ask ourselves ‘why didn’t I think of that?’, it’s an idea that is uncomplicated, yet surprisingly challenging to pull off.