There's a secret ingredient in the plant-based meat Google wanted to buy for $200 million
Impossible Foods is peeling back the curtain on what makes its meat-less burgers so unmistakably meaty. This is likely the most secretive burger in food history. When a reporter with The Guardian got to try it in 2012, he wasn't allowed to write what he tried, who made it, nor what it tasted like. It's a rather ordinary-looking juicy, bloody burger. But this hunk of "beef" actually contains no meat. The company behind it, Impossible Foods, appeared on the food scene in 2015 when Google reportedly made a bid to buy the startup. It's believed the tech giant offered between $200 million and...