The Itsy Bit Inside
If you like the piece for it's shiny colors and because it goes with your lamp. Well...cool.
If you want to dig into it, read Puppet Physics and apply.
There are foods that eat up a fucking lot of (insert any commodity here, e.g. energy, sweat, small children) in order to be produced. Usually they cost a lot of money. They are usually only ever eaten by a few.
They are delicacies. They are worth it.