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- Fast Company
- 2 months ago
It’s 2020, and we don’t have flying cars (yet), but think about the cool things that we do have: Augmented reality that brings joy into the daily lives of more than 163 million people.
Drones that deliver vital medicine. An effective treatment for postpartum depression. Creative ways to curb society’s addiction to new clothing and single-use plastic. Platforms that allow fiction writers and video producers to get paid.
Read on to see how these and dozens more inspiring accomplishments are driving this year’s list of the World’s Most Innovative Companies by Fast Company. Plus, the 44 Top 10 most innovative firms, by sector and region.
- The Information
Impossible Foods, the hot Silicon Valley maker of plant-based burgers, predicts its revenue will more than triple this year and the company is in discussions with an array of fast food chains, including Little Caesars, about putting its vegetarian meats on their menus, according to documents viewed by The Information.
The documents—part of an investor presentation the company used to raise money for a funding round announced Monday morning—said Little Caesars presented Impossible Foods with a proposal in February for something called an “Impossible Supreme Pizza” that could be offered in all the pizza chain’s U.S. locations, one of several possible chain partnerships it is considering.
- CB Insights Research
By some estimates, 30% of the calories consumed globally by humans come from meat products, including beef, chicken, and pork. To meet demand, the meat industry has evolved into a complex global business that involves farms and feed lots, as well as meat middle-men, like processing and storage centers, transportation and logistics, slaughterhouses, and more.
Meanwhile, startups using technology to engineer meat in labs or manufacture it from plant-based products are rising in popularity. Meatless food products from beef-free burgers to pea-based shrimp threaten the future of the meat giants.
CB Insights dug into some of the major trends in the growing meatless industry, from startups to watch to key investors to future trends & challenges.