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The Impossible Burger

“Menus of Change Annual Report.”  Culinary Institute of America,  2014

“Menus of Change Annual Report.” Culinary Institute of America, 2014

If you have ever tasted an Impossible Burger you will only need one juicy bite to know why it is called "impossible;" the ingredients include water, natural flavors and a mixture of plant-based proteins, yet the flavor satisfies even the most die-hard meat eater.

“Impossible Burger.”  Supermarket News

“Impossible Burger.” Supermarket News

The founders and scientists behind Impossible Foods Inc. and its innovative technology have long been committed to sustainability and developing products with a much smaller environmental footprint than meat from animals. The company discovered a scalable, affordable way to make meat-like proteins without animals using genetically modified yeast and fermentation to produce a heme protein naturally found in plants.

The company owns more than 100 patents and applications, including one issued in July 2017 , "U.S. Patent No. 10,172,380, which addresses "a method for imparting a meat like flavor (e.g. beef-like, chicken like, pork-like, lamb-like, turkey-like, duck-like, deer-like, or bison-like) to a food product."

Read more about Impossible Foods Inc. here.
Patent is available here.