No one is ever seen doing more than licking at them, right? I wouldn't be surprised if they were actually just plastic discs.
...or urinal cakes.
Use of Time wrote:
One disk too. Is that supposed to feed everybody?
There's at least ten of them in the dispenser.
Yeah, it's a shoot that dispenses them indefinitely I presume
Big dude licks it, but Picard takes a nibble & chews it down. So I figure they made something edible for the scene. It's pretty easy to make a gelatin slab from powdered gelatin packs which are abundant & cheap
& I agree with Mott. This is a pretty neat topic, that I haven't discussed before