It's not long ago that we brought you the video of a team of Japanese workers learning to make fake lettuce in a factory - the kings of making things look like real food it seems the japanese have struck again with the Vegetabrella.
Made by Tokyo Noble the umbrella is UV blocking and looks like a crumbled fresh and crispy lettuce.
It's not the first time that foods have taken on a whole new life - a few months ago we brought you the pictures of some rather obscure food inspired furniture.
Rather than just being faux-meat, Mamu is different. It's a mushroom-based meat alternative that's getting its launch in restaurants so that chefs can test its versatility. Flora Tsapovsky investigates.