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Impossible Foods and Beyond
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Impossible Foods, the US plant-based meat company, is looking to raise fresh funding to increase its production capacity, after striking a distribution deal with fast-food chain Burger King. BK began trial marketing the product this week in St. Louis, MO, and word on the street has it that all inventories sold out within the first two days on the market.

The company has filed a Form D financing notice with the SEC for an undisclosed sum. Existing investor Temasek, which is backed by the Singapore government, is considering investing $75m in the round, according to people familiar with the situation. Investors hope the company would achieve a valuation of more than $1 billion through the fundraising.

In January of this year, Impossible Foods launched a new version of their signature burger, the Impossible Burger 2.0 at CES in Las Vegas.

CEO Pat Brown says they are working on "whole cuts of beef", including steak. "If we can make an awesomely delicious world-class steak . . . that will be very disruptive not just to the beef industry, but to other sectors of the meat industry."

No IPO has yet been announced. We'll associate the new BYND ticker with this board, for now, as no small hint to Pat Brown: If your also-ran competitor can do this outrageously well on the public market, why not make a go of it yourself? People are dying to give you their money and help you save the world. Think about all the talent you could acquire in your quest to save the planet when you can PRINT YOUR OWN MONEY.

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121This is all pretty much true... but on the other hand we live in a world where wAlex MG-8 hours ago
120Alt Meat Trounces Animal Meat's Massive Inefficiencies Liz Specht Wired AugGlenn Petersen1yesterday
119Veggie burgers were living an idyllic little existence. Then they got caught in zax-yesterday
118The Amazon is burning because the world eats so much meat cnn.com (CNN) Whilezax1last Friday
117Whole Foods CEO on plant-based meat boom: Good for the environment but not for yRon1last Wednesday
116The Hottest Thing in Food Is Made of Peas, Soy, and Mung Beans Impossible Foods Ron1last Wednesday
115As you show, nutrition is not the motivation for this marketplace generally. Cautious_Optimist-last Wednesday
114Beyond Meat, Inc. (BYND) 154.45 +9.94 (+6.88%) Beyond Meat stock jumps 7% afterzax-last Tuesday
113LOL.... yeah, it was definitely a soy-based product. Burger King Whoppers have Ron2last Tuesday
112Ron - you sure that you ate an Impossible Burger? ;-) drovers.comLabrador-last Tuesday
111Not really much benefits in nutrition is it? But of course would be huge benefiAlex MG-last Monday
110Local Burger Kings now carry the Impossible Whopper, so naturally I had to try oRon1last Monday
109[tweet]Glenn Petersen-August 16
108Subway may have more stores, but in 2016 they only averaged $422,000 in annual rGlenn Petersen-August 16
107I agree, Impossible has the formula. But one cannot buy Impossible stock, so I zax-August 16
106I saw the beyond meat patties in one of the local groceries here so I had to tryAlex MG-August 15
105Back into Beyond @163.63 LOVE this story! True believer in the coming plant mzax-August 12
104The guy's videos are really unwatchable to me.zax-August 12
103that poor guy doesn't seem to have much of a life other than reviewing fast Alex MG-August 11
102I find it funny called him an albino rat, see: [youtube video]SI Ron (Soup Nazi)-August 11
101it's not about "hostility" it's about being against IDIOCY Alex MG1August 11
100Hes been on CNN business about his reviews. Has a following of over a million sSI Ron (Soup Nazi)-August 11
99I recommend not watching this post what a pitiful waste of time unless someoneAlex MG1August 11
98Subway Just Made a Stunning Announcement That Will Change Everything You Think AJulius Wong1August 10
97[youtube video]SI Ron (Soup Nazi)-August 8
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