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, […]

Don’t Bug Out—the Market for Edible Insects Is Jumping

Alternative “meats” and proteins have been all the rage for the last while. What’s jumping in line to be the next big protein thing? A report released earlier this week says crickets and other insects are going to have their moment. By 2030, the global industry for edible insects, sold whole or in a smoothie-ready […]

‘We Have the Meatless?’ Never, Vows Arby’s President

When Arby’s president Rob Lynch looked at his newsfeed Wednesday morning, he saw a headline that made him wonder if he was having a meat-sweats inducing nightmare. A website priding itself on being the “ultimate source for all things vegan” claimed the chain, whose slogan is “we have the meats,” was in talks with Impossible […]

`We’ve Got the Meatless?’ Never, Vows Arby’s President

When Arby’s president Rob Lynch looked at his newsfeed Wednesday morning, he saw a headline that made him wonder if he was having a meat-sweats inducing nightmare. A website priding itself on being the “ultimate source for all things vegan” claimed the chain, whose slogan is “we have the meats,” was in talks with Impossible […]

Impossible Foods Dishes Up Its First Meatless Sausage Atop Little Caesars’ Pizza

For the first time since Impossible Foods introduced its game-changing meatless burger in 2016, the plant-based food purveyor is launching a new product: The Impossible Sausage. The vegan, halal, and kosher-friendly sausage is making its exclusive debut today as a topping on Little Caesars’ $12 Impossible Supreme Pizza, alongside mushrooms, green peppers, and caramelized onions. […]

Q+A: Questlove Does the ‘Impossible’ With Meat-Free Cheesesteaks

Questlove might be one of the hardest working people in show business–drumming with The Roots, serving as the Tonight Show bandleader, writing books, and DJing, but the man still has to eat. His celebrity status and affable nature have not only brought him the cache to host his anything-goes “food salons” with famous chefs and […]