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To: Alex MG who wrote (106)8/16/2019 9:43:38 AM
From: zax
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I agree, Impossible has the formula. But one cannot buy Impossible stock, so I buy BYND as an interim stand-in.

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To: Julius Wong who wrote (98)8/16/2019 10:52:10 AM
From: Glenn Petersen
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Subway may have more stores, but in 2016 they only averaged $422,000 in annual revenue per store versus $2,550,000 for McDonald's and $1,361,000 for Burger King.

qsrmagazine.com

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From: Glenn Petersen8/16/2019 12:29:24 PM
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To: zax who wrote (107)8/19/2019 2:08:40 PM
From: Ron
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Local Burger Kings now carry the Impossible Whopper, so naturally I had to try one.
It was excellent, better than Beyond Burgers- although Burger King has a tangy
dressing they put on their burgers. That probably made some difference.
It was tasty, but pricey:
Whopper $4.19
Impossible Whopper $5.39

Impossible Whopper
Calories 630 Fat 34g Saturated Fat 11g Sodium 1080mg Carbs 58g Protein 25g

Regular Whopper
Calories 660 Fat 40g Saturated Fat 12g Sodium 980mg Carbs 49g Protein 28g

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To: Ron who wrote (110)8/19/2019 3:13:22 PM
From: Alex MG
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Not really much benefits in nutrition is it?

But of course would be huge benefits to the environment and sustainability of water supplies, etc

I'm sure the science and tech will get better over time

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To: Ron who wrote (110)8/20/2019 7:25:55 AM
From: Labrador
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Ron - you sure that you ate an Impossible Burger? ;-)

drovers.com

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To: Labrador who wrote (112)8/20/2019 10:45:14 AM
From: Ron
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LOL.... yeah, it was definitely a soy-based product. Burger King Whoppers have been a guilty pleasure over the years. I usually get the Whopper Junior, but the Impossible is only available as a full sized Whopper for now.
I grew up on a farm, butchered a large pig, one time. And a steer, one time.
At that point I decided to pursue a career in city life :)
But I know real beef when I taste it.
Next I'm going to try the Boca Burger again, which is made by Kraft and also soy based.
I decided I haven't given it a fair shake. It needs to be on a sesame seed bun and slathered with
mayo-ketchup dressing with a sliced onion for a fair comparison.
This is a tough job, but somebody's got to do it.
That was quite a gap up by BYND this morning... just got an upgrade I see.

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From: zax8/20/2019 11:35:09 AM
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Beyond Meat, Inc. (BYND)
154.45 +9.94 (+6.88%)


Beyond Meat stock jumps 7% after upgrade on potential for expanding restaurant presence

Beyond Meat Inc. stock jumped 7% in Tuesday premarket trading after the plant-based protein company was upgraded at JPMorgan on the potential for additional pilot testing of Beyond Meat products at large quick-service chains. Beyond Meat already has burgers at Restaurant Brands International Inc.'s Tim Hortons chain, Dunkin' Donuts , Aramark , and Uno on the roster. None of these sales are figured into the guidance. "We thus think the potential for sales to keep beating consensus estimates is legitimate," JPMorgan said. Sales have also accelerated, which implies that diners like the product.

... marketwatch.com

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To: Ron who wrote (110)8/21/2019 11:20:52 AM
From: Cautious_Optimist
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As you show, nutrition is not the motivation for this marketplace generally.

It is the significantly lower carbon footprint of plant-based proteins.

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To: Cautious_Optimist who wrote (115)8/21/2019 11:50:02 AM
From: Ron
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The Hottest Thing in Food Is Made of Peas, Soy, and Mung Beans
Impossible Foods has Burger King. Beyond Meat has Whole Foods. The ultimate prize, McDonald’s, is still up for grabs.

bloomberg.com

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