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Vegan Company Turns Down Google Buy-Out Offer

The $300 million offer didn't impress plant-based meat-and-cheese start-up, Impossible Foods.

Impossible Foods, a startup founded by Stanford University professor Patrick Brown, turned down an offer to be aquired by Google that reportedly reached $300 million. Makers of plant-based meat and cheese products that imitate the taste and texture of animal foods, the company is hardly hurting for funds: angel investors currently include Bill Gates and Google executive Tony Fadell. In 2015, Impossible Foods was listed on CNBC’s Disruptor 50 List, which features private companies “whose innovations are revolutionizing the business landscape” and “have the potential to become billion-dollar businesses.” Other companies on that list include recognizable names such as SpaceX, Uber, Snapchat, and fellow vegan company, Hampton Creek.

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Pinterest Names Vegan Food Top Wedding Trend

According to the social media platform's 2018 Wedding Report, interest in vegan nuptials is on the rise.
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Chef Chloe Coscarelli Opens New Café in Miami

Beloved vegan chef Chloe Coscarelli is back with new eatery, Chef Chloe and the Vegan Café, in highly anticipated St. Roch food hall in Miami's design district.
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Team Canada Wears All-Vegan Uniforms at Olympics

Animal-rights activists praise apparel brand Hudson's Bay Company for outfitting this year's Olympians in animal-free outwear.
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Photographer Creates the Most Vegan Proposal Ever

Popping the question with the help of an avocado is gaining traction thanks to Amsterdam food stylist Colette Dike.
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Tyson to Launch Plant-Based Meal Bowls

The meat company is disrupting itself to stay competitive as consumer habits shift toward animal-free foods.
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This Week on VegNews TV: The secret to these delightful sweet treats is white beans! Aylin Erman shows you how to make these simple blondies.

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