Surging awareness about plant-based products has seen a proliferation of meat analogues hitting the market. But to truly appeal to ‘meat-lovers’, Redefine Meat CEO and founder Eshchar Ben-Shitrit says the sector needs to look beyond innovation at a product level to develop new technologies and processes.
As the company hinted at last week, Impossible Foods officially launched its first direct-to-consumer online store today. This means anyone in the lower 48 states can order packages of the plant-based burger for direct home delivery. Shipping is free with a two-day delivery window.
On World Environment Day (June 5), the usual routine is to call for the protection of ‘Nature’ — but nature isn’t defenceless. The emerging concept of planetary health characterises impacts of human-caused disruptions of Earth’s ecological systems.
While Beyond Meat has been making big gains lately, including a 29% stock market rise in May and a June rollout of its plant-based burgers in China, rival Impossible Foods is taking steps to catch up.
To show how its new direct-to-consumer store works, Impossible Foods sent me a batch of their plant-based burgers, which arrived yesterday. Impossible isn’t available in stores up near us, so we’ve been eating a lot of Beyond Meat during our quarantine.
While governments act aggressively to save lives, stop any further spread of COVID-19, and reopen their economies, let's not wait to prevent the next virus. More will come. Pandemics are picking up their pace.
While most grocery stores now stock a seemingly endless variety of dairy alternatives derived from nuts, seeds, or grains, what most consumers don’t yet know is that a new kind of real milk—created not by cows but scientists—will likely be joining them on the shelves very soon.
From air-based meat to protein powder, start-ups are turning to carbon recycling for more sustainable food sources.
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