Impossible Foods’ makes meat directly from plants -- with a much smaller environmental footprint than meat from animal cadavers.
The company has assembled a world-class research team to work on food, combining the best of nature and science to create wholesome and nutritious food, protect natural resources and biodiversity, restore healthy ecosystems and feed a growing population sustainably.
The Impossible Burger contains no added hormones, antibiotics, cholesterol or artificial flavors. It requires less than a quarter of the water, less than 5% of the land and generates less than an eighth of the greenhouse gas emissions required to produce the same quantity of ground beef from cows.
Stop reading this news release and sink your teeth into an Impossible Slider -- or Impossible pizza, burritos, meatballs or other delicacies. Find the nearest restaurant at http://impossiblefoods.com.
Based in Redwood City, Calif., Impossible Foods makes delicious, nutritious meat and dairy products directly from plants -- with a much smaller environmental footprint than foods from animals. The privately held company was founded in 2011 by Patrick O. Brown, M.D., Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Biochemistry at Stanford University and a former Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator. Investors include Khosla Ventures, Bill Gates, Google Ventures, Horizons Ventures, UBS, Viking Global Investors, Temasek, Sailing Capital and Open Philanthropy Project.