Silicon Valley is rallying around a startup that wants to interrupt a beef aisle.
Impossible Foods sells burgers done from plants that hiss on a griddle and “bleed” juices like genuine beef. The company aims to make beef subsequent from animals a exception, not a rule.
On Aug 1, a startup announced it had raised a $75 million investment from Singapore-based try account Temasek, Bill Gates, Khosla Ventures, and others. The new turn brings a company’s sum appropriation to over $250 million and will expected offer a skeleton for expansion.
Impossible Foods denounced a new trickery final open that will boost its production ability by 250 times, permitting a association to supply burgers to some-more than 1,000 restaurants in a destiny and deliver a flagship sell product within a subsequent few years. Vegetarians and extraordinary meat-lovers can find a Impossible Burger during 43 grill locations nationwide.
In 2016, Business Insider toured a lab and exam kitchen during Impossible Foods’ domicile in Redwood City, California, to see how plant-based beef comes together. Take a demeanour below.