Impossible Foods and the growth of the meatless market

  • Published on May 15, 2019
  • Impossible Foods looks to expand as the demand for meat alternatives continues to grow. The company is a leader in the food-tech industry producing plant-based foods that look at taste like meat. David Lee, CFO of Impossible Foods, joined CBSN to talk about the company and the emergence of the meatless market.
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Comments • 34

  • Eben A.
    Eben A. 17 days ago

    Beyond > Impossible

  • phil jo
    phil jo 26 days ago

    "The need for that addiction " so is meat a drug ?

  • AriVovp
    AriVovp 28 days ago

    And yet , after all the environmental saving, you still have to pay a whole lot more

  • tjorgensen2007
    tjorgensen2007 29 days ago

    The bottom line here is profits. The manufactures only makes things that we consumers want. The companies will give us sugar free, healthy process foods, fast foods, etc, and will make these products by developing them at the most cheapest way to increase the profit margins and disregard the health of the consumers. The company would say,,,this is what the consumers want and we give it to them.

  • Nehemiah Rodriguez
    Nehemiah Rodriguez Month ago

    Whats the stock market Impossible foods Stock market handle?

  • James Lim
    James Lim Month ago

    Impossible burger was just tested and the results show that it has 11.3 pbb(parts per billion) of glyphosate. Glyphosate is known to cause cancer and is in Round Up pesticide.
    Round Up just lost a $2 billion lawsuit to a couple that has non-Hodgkins lymphoma caused by the glyphosate that's in Round Up. Stay away from Impossible burgers! Why consume something that is GMO.

    • Aaron Merkel
      Aaron Merkel 4 hours ago

      meat causes cancer too so the impossible burger is even more like actual meat i guess :)

  • Steve Patel
    Steve Patel Month ago +1

    This burger is a genetically modified blood burger. As a biochemist I wouldn't touch this with a ten foot pole

  • Mike Fani
    Mike Fani Month ago +2

    Impossible Burger 🍔 is great fantastic fabulous marbles delicious marbles 😋😋😋❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️👏👏👏👏👏

  • pearl lee
    pearl lee Month ago +1

    i like Burger King's veggie burger which is a traditional vegetarian recipe ingredients. i don't like fake meat much, so i keep my likes private and know what i don't like. basic vegetarian is perfect for me. vegan, no. i am on a different diet anyway. seems like vegans miss their real meat.

    • Christopher Sabionski
      Christopher Sabionski Month ago

      Yes, all vegans are exactly the same. There is no difference among us. BS. I've been vegan for over ten years and vegetarian for 23 years. I do not like meat analogs.

  • Terri Lynch
    Terri Lynch Month ago +2

    💚💚💚 #GoVegan

  • pat the trucker
    pat the trucker Month ago +2

    Impossible burger tastes great. I had it at white castle and burger king .I couldn't tell the difference.

  • Inayet Hadi
    Inayet Hadi Month ago +3

    I tried one at Carl's junior, but at $7 a burger vs $3 for meat burger, i'l stay with real meat, unless they come down on price , I'll stay with meat

    • lorizline
      lorizline Month ago

      Hi, just a suggestion, google horrific factory farming images 💙

  • Nathaniel Anderson
    Nathaniel Anderson Month ago

    Scientists should learn to grow beef in the lab, that is not on the animal. Like a cloning stem cell, hydroponic meat farm. It would eliminate all of the unwanted biproducts of using animals for meat.

  • Nathaniel Anderson
    Nathaniel Anderson Month ago +2

    I like plant-based foods. I don't mind if it doesn't taste like meet, as long as it tastes good.

  • Toby Abbott
    Toby Abbott Month ago +1

    I'll admit. This Ohio rolling hills boy have never heard of such burgers other than the typical veggie burgers. So to answer the reporter lady, yes, there are us that really would try it out and and hope to like it so that, we get the same experience as a traditional burger? And it helps save our planet? You bet I'd make the switch! But it would have to live up to the CEO's promises.

  • Alex Clarke
    Alex Clarke Month ago +2

    Soylent Green

    • Dee8Bee
      Dee8Bee Month ago

      Alex Clarke long pig 😂

  • Minouche Jean
    Minouche Jean Month ago

    Fake amerikkka

  • Cameron J
    Cameron J Month ago +1

    Plot twist: The "Impossible" Burger is 50% animal product 😂

  • thinkabout
    thinkabout Month ago +2

    Should we buy Burger King stock ????

  • Cameron J
    Cameron J Month ago

    Vegan "activism" is damn near a cult like experience these days 😂

  • cnashford2
    cnashford2 Month ago +6

    I had no idea about this. Thanks for posting! I'm gonna go try these out. 👍

  • ARCANGEL5210
    ARCANGEL5210 Month ago +4

    Animals weren't meant to be eaten . Dont be a Zombie.

  • TheHealthPhysicist
    TheHealthPhysicist Month ago +10

    Meat...hurts animals, hurts the consumer's' health, promotes global warming

  • Prodigy
    Prodigy Month ago +1

    I am vegan and never miss meat. But, if they make something like this, I have no reason not to eat something that didn't cause harm to the animals.

  • Shady Pikachu
    Shady Pikachu Month ago

    The saturated fat though