Meatless Burgers Look to Sizzle on Your July 4th Cookout

On this July 4th, where’s the beef? Not here. Companies developing beef alternatives are having great success with consumers and investors. Beyond Meat priced its initial public offering at $25 a share on May 1 and is now hovering at $150. Impossible Burger is a private company and is everywhere: fine dining establishments, casual restaurants, […]

No, Burger King’s New Meatless ‘Impossible Whopper’ Is Not an April Fools’ Prank

Burger King is taking “Have it Your Way” to a whole new extreme. The fast food chain is introducing a meat-free version of its flagship Whopper. And no, it’s not an April Fools’ joke, though you could be forgiven for thinking so. The Impossible Whopper is made in conjunction with Impossible Foods, whose “Impossible Burger” […]

Burger King Is Starting a Fast Food Fight With KFC (Which Turned Colonel Sanders Into Colonel RoboCop?)

Always hankering to start a fast food fight, Burger King launched an ad campaign for its new flame-grilled chicken sandwich Thursday that revolves around roasting competitor KFC. “When it comes to flame grillin’, a King always outranks a Colonel,” said Burger King’s newly dubbed KFG (King of Flame Grilling), wearing a white suit straight out […]