News

A Spanish startup is developing 3D-printable steak made from plants

https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php A food-tech firm from Spain is trying to pioneer 3D-printed, plant-based steak. The company planned to introduce the food item into high-end restaurants by the end of 2020. The consumption of beef is a major contributor to climate change, leading food scientists to develop plant-based alternatives. View more episodes […]
A Spanish startup is developing 3D-printable steak made from plants
News

This fungus-based material is being used to imitate Styrofoam, leather, and even bacon

https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php A biotech firm in New York is designing a plant-based packing material that could replace Styrofoam. The material is made from mycelium, which is basically the root structure of mushrooms. On top of packing material, mycelium is also being used to make protein-rich meat substitutes and vegan leather. The […]
This fungus-based material is being used to imitate Styrofoam, leather, and even bacon
News

Impossible Foods just made a massive deal to bring its burger to Disney parks and resorts — and it shows the plant-based ‘meat’ movement is now bigger than ever

Impossible Foods and Disney are working together to expand plant-based menu options across all Disney theme parks, resorts, and cruise ships in the US. The Walt Disney World Resort in Florida currently offers more than 400 plant-based menu items, and it will officially launch these items – as well as […]
Impossible Foods just made a massive deal to bring its burger to Disney parks and resorts — and it shows the plant-based ‘meat’ movement is now bigger than ever
Markets

One food company just surged 16% in a single day after explosive earnings — and it’s largely due to plant-based meat and frozen food

Conagra Brands reported fiscal second-quarter 2020 earnings Thursday that beat Wall Street’s expectations. Shares surged Thursday and closed 16% higher. Strength in sales of plant-based meat brand Gardein and frozen foods brands such as Healthy Choice, Birds Eye, and Marie Callender’s drove the earnings beat. Watch Conagra trade live on […]
One food company just surged 16% in a single day after explosive earnings — and it’s largely due to plant-based meat and frozen food
News

I’m a former meat-eater who’s always been sceptical of plant-based ‘meat.’ But after trying meatless burgers from 3 fast-food chains, I’ve changed my mind.

Plant-based meat alternatives are conquering fast-food and casual-dining markets. Burger King, White Castle, and Carl’s Jr. are getting in on the meat-substitute craze with their own versions of plant-based burgers. Burger King and White Castle both offer renditions of the Impossible burger, while Carl’s Jr. uses Beyond Meat patties. As […]
I’m a former meat-eater who’s always been sceptical of plant-based ‘meat.’ But after trying meatless burgers from 3 fast-food chains, I’ve changed my mind.
News

Plant-based ‘meat’ isn’t always vegan or even vegetarian, and that’s a common misconception that needs to be clarified

A vegan filed a class-action lawsuit against Burger King, TMZ reported on Monday, claiming the Impossible Whopper isn’t vegan as advertised. However, the Impossible Whopper is not advertised as vegan. Many plant-based “meat” options like Impossible and Beyond aren’t vegan or vegetarian when served at chain restaurants, as they’re often […]
Plant-based ‘meat’ isn’t always vegan or even vegetarian, and that’s a common misconception that needs to be clarified
News

Burger King is testing 3 new Impossible burgers at 180 locations in the US

Burger King is adding even more Impossible offerings to its menu. Starting this week, it’s testing Impossible versions of classic kids’ menu and value menu burgers. The chain’s test introduces the Impossible Whopper Jr., the Impossible Burger, and the Impossible Cheeseburger to 180 locations in Milwaukee, Cedar Rapids, Augusta, Cincinnati, […]
Burger King is testing 3 new Impossible burgers at 180 locations in the US
News

Impossible Foods CEO slams rivals’ ‘awful’ products that he says help convince shoppers that all plant-based meat alternatives ‘suck’

Meat giants like Nestlé and Tyson are jumping on the plant-based “meat” bandwagon, following the success of Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods. Impossible Foods CEO Pat Brown told Business Insider that some competitors are rolling out “awful” products, which can hurt other plant-based meat alternative makers. “Every time someone uses […]
Impossible Foods CEO slams rivals’ ‘awful’ products that he says help convince shoppers that all plant-based meat alternatives ‘suck’
Markets

Beyond Meat’s blockbuster year has ignited the plant-based food industry. Here are 6 companies that have launched fake ‘meat’ products to compete.

Competition is heating up in plant-based meat, especially after Beyond Meat’s IPO and numerous restaurant partnerships have caught the eye of investors and consumers. Plant-based meat is a trend that’s catching on big time and could grow to be a $US140 billion industry, according to Wall Street analysts. Now, a […]
Beyond Meat’s blockbuster year has ignited the plant-based food industry. Here are 6 companies that have launched fake ‘meat’ products to compete.
Markets

Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton is investing in a plant-based meat chain that includes Beyond Meat’s burgers, and it’s sending shares higher

Lewis Hamilton, a Formula One champion, announced Thursday that he’s investing in Neat Burger, a plant-based fast-food chain. The chain will use Beyond Meat’s burgers. Shares of Beyond Meat rose more than 2% early Friday on the news. Many restaurants have partnered with Beyond Meat to add plant-based options to […]
Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton is investing in a plant-based meat chain that includes Beyond Meat’s burgers, and it’s sending shares higher
News

Subway is jumping on the faux-meat bandwagon with a Beyond Meat meatball sub

Subway says it is rolling out the Beyond Meatball Marinara sub at 685 locations in the US and Canada in September. The sandwich swaps Subway’s classic meatballs for a vegan plant-based alternative made by Beyond Meat. Beyond Meat has reached deals with chains including Dunkin’, Del Taco, and TGI Fridays. […]
Subway is jumping on the faux-meat bandwagon with a Beyond Meat meatball sub