JOE GILL: Irish firms need to work up an appetite for meat-free food

The food industry got a significant wake-up call last week and one that needs to be absorbed by anyone invested in its future.

Impossible Foods, a company backed by no less than Bill Gates of Microsoft fame, secured a major contract with the fast-food behemoth Burger King.

It has developed a meat-free burger produced using soy protein, potato protein, coconut oil, sunflower oil, and hemp.

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