QSR), White Castle, Qdoba, and Cheesecake Factory (CAKE). Starting tomorrow, home cooks will be able to buy the plant-based patties for the first time.” data-reactid=”15″ type=”text”>The Impossible Burger is available at 17,000 restaurant locations, including national chains like Burger King (QSR), White Castle, Qdoba, and Cheesecake Factory (CAKE). Starting tomorrow, home cooks will be able to buy the plant-based patties for the first time.

Impossible Foods is launching at Gelson’s, a supermarket chain in Southern California. Its signature burger will be available at all 27 locations, spanning Los Angeles, San Diego, and Ventura County. The privately held plant-based meat maker plans to have a presence in grocery stores across every region in the U.S. by mid-2020.

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Impossible Foods patties at Oakland plant (Source: Impossible Foods)

BYND), whose fake meat patties, sausages, and crumbles have been available at mega chains like Whole Foods (AMZN), Target (TGT) and Kroger (KR), not to mention Gelson’s. The two California-based half-tech, half-food companies have been racing to grab the American eater’s attention and wallet — in restaurants and at home.” data-reactid=”37″ type=”text”>Impossible Foods is catching up to Beyond Meat (BYND), whose fake meat patties, sausages, and crumbles have been available at mega chains like Whole Foods (AMZN), Target (TGT) and Kroger (KR), not to mention Gelson’s. The two California-based half-tech, half-food companies have been racing to grab the American eater’s attention and wallet — in restaurants and at home.

NSRGY), Hormel (HRL), Trader Joe’s, Tyson Foods (TSN), Kellogg (K), and Conagra Brands (CAG) have developed or are in the process of offering their own plant-based alternatives to meat and dairy, much of it inspired by Beyond Meat’s explosive valuation after it went public in May and saw its value soar 163% on its first day of trading. (Despite the initial exuberance, the stock is down 10% over the last two months.)” data-reactid=”38″ type=”text”>Kroger, Nestle (NSRGY), Hormel (HRL), Trader Joe’s, Tyson Foods (TSN), Kellogg (K), and Conagra Brands (CAG) have developed or are in the process of offering their own plant-based alternatives to meat and dairy, much of it inspired by Beyond Meat’s explosive valuation after it went public in May and saw its value soar 163% on its first day of trading. (Despite the initial exuberance, the stock is down 10% over the last two months.)

Tim Hortons announced it will be pulling the Beyond Meat Burger and breakfast sandwiches in all provinces except Ontario and British Columbia, re-upping questions about demand and sending shares lower.” data-reactid=”39″ type=”text”>On Wednesday, Tim Hortons announced it will be pulling the Beyond Meat Burger and breakfast sandwiches in all provinces except Ontario and British Columbia, re-upping questions about demand and sending shares lower.

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$140 billion over the next 10 years, according to Barclays. Neither Beyond Meat nor Impossible Foods is currently profitable.” data-reactid=”80″ type=”text”>The so-called total addressable market (TAM) for plant-based meats will reach $140 billion over the next 10 years, according to Barclays. Neither Beyond Meat nor Impossible Foods is currently profitable.

Dr. Praeger’s and Morningstar’s veggie burgers have proliferated freezer aisles for decades, but they haven’t imitated the texture, flavor, or mouthfeel of beef.

The Impossible Burger is kosher, halal, plant-based, gluten-free and bioengineered, and will come in a 12-oz package that will cost $8.99 at Gelson’s.

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