Impossible Foods To Double Production To 1,000,000 Pounds Monthly

The company is currently producing nearly 500,000 pounds of product each month
Impossible Burger
The brand is currently partnered with 3,000 restaurants that offer its products (Photo: Instagram)

Meat alternative brand Impossible Foods is currently producing nearly 500,000 pounds of product monthly - with plans to double its output in the near future.

Growth

Impossible Foods has seen massive growth since its Oakland factory opened last March - at which time the company was selling about 4,000 pounds of product to 40 restaurants.

Now, the brand is partnered with 3,000 restaurants and anticipates continued growth.

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The Impossible Burger appeared on the cover of New Scientist early this year (Photo: PBN)

Job creation

Along with its plans to increase production, Impossible Foods reports a need to double or triple its production staff - creating jobs for those in surrounding areas.

The company also has plans in the works to open another production facility, also in Oakland.

International

Impossible Foods' continued growth is in part the result of its massive international success.

As of April, the company had raised $114 million to devote to its US and international expansion.

The brand's recent forays into the international market have landed its products on the menu at Hong Kong 'luxury' hotels, and on Air New Zealand flights.

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Emily Court is a passionate ethical vegan from Eastern Canada. She is a Challenge 22 Mentor, Digital Writer, and experienced animal advocate driven by issues of animal liberation and social justice. She studied at Dalhousie University, where her thesis highlighted intercultural and gender relations. She is an established public speaker, writer, and world traveller with a drive to provide a voice to those who might not otherwise have one. You can follow her on Instagram @emily.j.court or on Twitter @_EmilyJCourt_.

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