$220 Glow-in-the-Dark Ice Cream Made From Jellyfish

by Owen James Burke


Charlie Harry Francis and his company, Lick Me I’m Delicious, have succeeded in finding the sweet tooth’s response to the $300,000 test tube burger: A glow-in-the-dark ice cream synthesized from a jellyfish protein that causes luminescence when it reacts with calcium.

But why so expensive? Couldn’t anything drifting past northern Japan give off this luminescent green hue? According to Francis, “Jellyfish luminescence is four times pricier than gold so each scoop costs me around £140.”


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