meat substitutes

Hollywood’s favorite environmental crusader, Leonardo DiCaprio, backs Beyond Meat

One of the leading environmentalists among Hollywood’s leading men, Leonardo DiCaprio, has added his name to the list of backers for the beef-less, veggie burger maker, Beyond Meat. “I am thri

Billionaires and big ag are joining venture investors to fund lab-grown meat

The future of food is going to get weird.

Can protein startups and their investors take on Big Cow?

For many of us, our first experience with fake meat involves rubbery tofu that tastes more like sneaker sole than seared filet. As we forage on, next come the veggie burgers, the soy dogs, the meatles

Impossible Foods just raised $75 million for its plant-based burgers

Impossible Foods, the six-year-old, Redwood City, Ca.-based company known for its "juicy" meatless burgers, quietly announced $75 million in funding late last week, led by Temasek, with participation

We’re “80% Of The Way” To Fake Meat That’s Indistinguishable From The Real Thing

If you've flirted with vegetarianism like I have, then you're probably aware of a range of meat substitutes, all of which pale in comparison to the real thing. But now Beyond Meat CEO and founder Etha