News

Redefine Meat’s CEO reveals the tech creating its 3D-printed “alt-steak” that raised $6m in a seed round from the investors behind Impossible Foods and Beyond Meat

Business Insider spoke with Eshchar Ben-Shitrit, the founder and CEO of Redefine Meat, about the development process of its plant-based meat product. Redefine Meat, which raised $US6 million in seed funding last year, designs and manufactures plant-based steaks using 3D-printing technology. Each steak contains around 3 million voxels, or 3D […]
Redefine Meat’s CEO reveals the tech creating its 3D-printed “alt-steak” that raised $6m in a seed round from the investors behind Impossible Foods and Beyond Meat
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

Pizza Hut is testing out a plant-based ‘meat’ topping called ‘Incogmeato’

Pizza Hut is testing a new plant-based “meat” topping on Wednesday at a location in Phoenix, Arizona. “Incogmeato” is a new plant-based “meat” alternative from Kellogg-owned Morningstar Farms, and it will appear on the Garden Specialty Pizza, which is also topped with onions, mushrooms, and banana peppers. The new plant-based […]
Pizza Hut is testing out a plant-based ‘meat’ topping called ‘Incogmeato’
Strategy

‘It’s a hard story to tell’: Jonathan Safran Foer on how Greta Thunberg, the Impossible Burger, and meatless breakfasts are altering the climate-change narrative for the better

Jonathan Safran Foer’s new nonfiction book, “We Are the Weather,” is tackling climate change, starting with breakfast and lunch. In a phone interview with Business Insider, Foer discussed daily habits, collective action, and the turning point in the fight against climate change. Foer’s book has come out at a time […]
‘It’s a hard story to tell’: Jonathan Safran Foer on how Greta Thunberg, the Impossible Burger, and meatless breakfasts are altering the climate-change narrative for the better
Lifestyle

What vegetarian dishes look like in 10 places around the world

There are a lot of vegetarian-friendly dishes around the world. Dal bhat is the national dish of Nepal, and it consists of ingredients like lentils, rice, and vegetables Korea’s soondubu jjigae is a spicy, tofu-laden stew. Sicilian caponata is a cooked summer-vegetable symphony that typically contains eggplant and tomatoes. Visit […]
What vegetarian dishes look like in 10 places around the world
Markets

These 3 lawsuits are protecting the rights of companies like Beyond Meat to call their products ‘burgers’, ‘hot dogs,’ and other words associated with meat

A number of states have proposed or enacted labelling laws that would prohibit companies from Beyond Meat to Oatly from using words like “burger” and “milk” to describe products. The ACLU and Plant Based Foods Association argue that these laws violate first amendment rights to free speech. Three cases that […]
These 3 lawsuits are protecting the rights of companies like Beyond Meat to call their products ‘burgers’, ‘hot dogs,’ and other words associated with meat
Lifestyle

We did a blind taste test of Burger King’s new meatless Impossible Whopper, and were surprised to find it could pass off as the real thing

On Thursday, Burger King launched the ImpossibleWhopper – a meatless version of its signature burger – at locations nationwide. The fast-food chain’s latest product is in collaboration with Impossible Foods, a brand known for making plant-based meats that “bleed” like real animal meat. The INSIDER food team took a field […]
We did a blind taste test of Burger King’s new meatless Impossible Whopper, and were surprised to find it could pass off as the real thing
News

Researchers calculated what would happen if the entire US stopped eating meat. It’d be like taking 60 million cars off the road.

Livestock farming and the meat industry accounts for 18% of human-produced greenhouse gas emissions into the atmosphere. If Americans shifted their diets away from meat and towards protein-enriched plants, that would significantly decrease carbon-dioxide emissions and reduce the amount of land used for livestock farming. A new study shows that […]
Researchers calculated what would happen if the entire US stopped eating meat. It’d be like taking 60 million cars off the road.
News

Beyond Meat will soon be on the menu at 11 food chains. Nutritionists say its ‘bleeding’ veggie burger is healthy despite being processed.

Beyond Meat’s “bleeding” veggie burger has become a popular alternative to traditional meat patties at fast-food restaurants. The patty is now on menus at TGI Fridays, Carl’s Jr., and A&W. The company’s plant-based “chicken” is also being sold at a Kentucky Fried Chicken in Atlanta. We asked four nutritionists to […]
Beyond Meat will soon be on the menu at 11 food chains. Nutritionists say its ‘bleeding’ veggie burger is healthy despite being processed.
News

The only menu items vegetarians and vegans can actually eat at Domino’s

Domino’s, by virtue of its status as America’s largest pizza chain, has many options suitable for vegetarians on its menu. It even has a few options for vegans, too. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. As the biggest pizza chain in the US, Domino’s is the most popular place […]
The only menu items vegetarians and vegans can actually eat at Domino’s
News

These are the best options for eating vegan or vegetarian at Chick-fil-A

Chick-fil-A‘s bread and butter is definitely still chicken, but there are some vegetarian and vegan options to be had at the chain. They include the fruit cup, salads, and buttered biscuit. Here are some of the best options. Chick-fil-A sounds decidedly not vegan, or even vegetarian. These days, however, it’s […]
These are the best options for eating vegan or vegetarian at Chick-fil-A
News

The 7 best vegan and vegetarian items to order at Chipotle

Chipotle has quite a few vegetarian and vegan options for diners with dietary restrictions. Some of the best include the guacamole, tortillas, and tortilla chips. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Chipotle has long had a reputation for being a healthier option among fast-food spots. Chipotle gives customers a […]
The 7 best vegan and vegetarian items to order at Chipotle
News

How to eat vegan and vegetarian at Taco Bell

Taco Bell recently launched a test of a vegetarian menu in its locations in Dallas, Texas. But Taco Bell has long been known as a vegetarian- and vegan-friendly fast-food chain. According to the chain, its menu already includes 38 vegetarian ingredients, resulting in more than eight million possible combinations. Here […]
How to eat vegan and vegetarian at Taco Bell
Lifestyle

16 foods at Disney parks that you didn’t know were vegan

Disney resorts are known for their magical atmosphere, warm weather, and delicious food offerings. Over the years, the company’s theme parks have also become much more accommodating to visitors with dietary restrictions, including vegans. Many of Disney World and Disneyland‘s most famous treats, like Dole Whip soft serve and Mickey […]
16 foods at Disney parks that you didn’t know were vegan
News

Taco Bell is trying to win over vegetarian diners with a new menu test

Taco Bell is testing a vegetarian menu in its locations in the Dallas, Texas, area. The menu includes two new items: the Vegetarian Crunchwrap Supreme and the Vegetarian Quesarito. “Our goal is to find ways to incorporate more plant-forward options in the future without sacrificing the big, bold flavours and […]
Taco Bell is trying to win over vegetarian diners with a new menu test
News

50 of the best vegetarian-friendly restaurants in the US

It’s a great time to be a vegetarian in America – especially if you enjoy dining out and live near or are travelling through the neighbourhood of some of the best vegetarian-friendly restaurants. Here are 50 of the best vegetarian-friendly restaurants in the US, according to OpenTable voters. ABC Kitchen […]
50 of the best vegetarian-friendly restaurants in the US
Lifestyle

We tried Shake Shack’s new veggie burger — here’s the verdict

Shake Shack is testing a new veggie burger in three cities. This is Shake Shack‘s first vegan-friendly burger. We tried the burger and while it tastes nothing like the chain’s classic Shack Burger, we were impressed nonetheless. Shake Shack is known for one thing: burgers. Shack Burger, Shack Stack, Smoke […]
We tried Shake Shack’s new veggie burger  —  here’s the verdict
News

A trichologist or ‘hair doctor’ says the rise in veganism has caused an increase in cases of hair loss — this is her advice on how to prevent it

Business Insider spoke to Anabel Kingsley, a trichologist and the daughter of the famous hair guru Philip Kingsley. Kingsley is seeing more cases of telogen effluvium, a reactive hair loss which leads to excessive shedding, particularly among young women. She points to the rise of nutritional deficiencies caused by fad […]
A trichologist or ‘hair doctor’ says the rise in veganism has caused an increase in cases of hair loss  —  this is her advice on how to prevent it
News

What the science says about every popular diet

There are so many diets out there, but which ones actually work? Luckily, scientists have found that most reasonable diets can help you lose weight, compared to not following a diet at all. Overall, studies have shown that diets rich in plants and low in processed foods are the best […]
What the science says about every popular diet