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Impossible Foods Bets Vegan Meat Will Stay Trendy During Covid-19 Pandemic

Despite a looming recession, the plant-based meat maker raised $500 million in new funding.

Impossible Foods confirms $500 million fundraising, has raised $1.3 billion in total

Impossible Foods, the privately held meat replacement challenger to publicly traded Beyond Meat, said it has raised roughly $500 million in its latest round of funding. The new investment brings the
Alternative meat industry moves beyond the burger

Alternative meat industry moves beyond the burger

Cell- and plant-based meat start-ups are developing "cuts" of steak and chicken.

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Starbucks embraces fake meat, starting in Canada

Next week, when Starbucks rolls out its spring menu in stores across Canada, it will include one notable addition: a breakfast sandwich with Beyond Meat sausage. Starbucks joins a growing list of

Alpha Foods raises $28 million for its vegetarian prepared foods

Alpha Foods, the vegetarian prepared food manufacturer, has raised $28 million in financing for its portfolio of vegetarian burritos, tamales, nuggets, pizzas, burgers, patties and sausages. The
How to Get a 'Free' Beyond Burger Today at Denny's

How to Get a 'Free' Beyond Burger Today at Denny's

If you’ve been wanting to try out Beyond Meat’s plant-based burgers, you have the chance to snag a free one today from Denny’s. The breakfast chain recently added Beyond Meat to its menu and is
Kleiner Perkins has already blown through much of the $600 million it raised last year

Kleiner Perkins has already blown through much of the $600 million it raised last year

Kleiner Perkins, one of the most storied franchises in venture capital, has already invested much of the $600 million it raised last year and is now going back out to the market to raise its 19th

KFC expands its Beyond Meat test to Charlotte and Nashville

You knew KFC would expand its test of plant-based "chicken" when the Atlanta pilot sold out in five hours, and that expansion is close at hand. The fast food chain has announced that it'll widen the
For alternative meat manufacturer Beyond Meat, fast food chains giveth and taketh away

For alternative meat manufacturer Beyond Meat, fast food chains giveth and taketh away

Beyond Meat, the publicly traded producer of plant-based protein replacements for meat, is currently giving other companies in the alternative meat space an education in just how finicky appealing to
Beyond Meat Dropped by Canada's Largest Coffee Chain After Just 7 Months

Beyond Meat Dropped by Canada's Largest Coffee Chain After Just 7 Months

Tim Hortons, Canada’s largest coffee chain, has stopped selling Beyond Meat’s plant-based products after just seven months in a sign that some consumers aren’t ready to swap all their meat-based
Meat alternatives are the future of food

Meat alternatives are the future of food

Lab-grown chicken nuggets are the new Beyond Meat burger. Quartz takes you inside the meat alternatives industry and explains the global shift towards eating less meat.
These are the homegrown startups Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods will face in China

These are the homegrown startups Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods will face in China

Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods are both looking toward China, but making inroads there will be tough.
Impossible adds ‘ground pork’ and ‘sausages’ to its lineup of plant-based foods

Impossible adds ‘ground pork’ and ‘sausages’ to its lineup of plant-based foods

Impossible Foods made huge waves in the food industry when it came up with a way of isolating and using “heme” molecules from plants to mimic the blood found in animal meat (also comprised of heme),
KFC just launched a plant-based chicken sandwich in the UK

KFC just launched a plant-based chicken sandwich in the UK

KFC is debuting a plant-based chicken sandwich option across its 900 locations in the UK.

Tech’s biggest companies are worth ~$5T as 2019’s epic stock market run wraps

Look, this is the last post I’m writing in 2019 and I’m tired. But I can’t let the year close without taking stock of how well tech stocks did this year. It was bonkers. So let’s mark the year’s
The top tech IPOs of 2019

The top tech IPOs of 2019

Less flashy and more financially sound tech firms stole the show from Silicon Valley darlings Uber and WeWork.
Plant-based burgers will make men grow boobs, Livestock News reports

Plant-based burgers will make men grow boobs, Livestock News reports

There's still no evidence to support this claim.
All the ways the world made it harder to be a good person in 2019

All the ways the world made it harder to be a good person in 2019

As we head into a new year, and start a new decade, here’s a look back at Quartz’s coverage of how the world got a little more complicated this year.