This story is part of CES 2020, our complete coverage of the showroom floor and the hottest new tech gadgets around. Impossible Burger made waves at CES last year, and Impossible Pork and Sausage were the buzz of CES 2020 last week. But Impossible Foods is just one in a wave of plant-based "meat" producers, including Beyond Meat and Incogmeato from Kellogg's Morningstar Farms, that feed a consumer frenzy for animal-free alternatives. Some eaters are scarfing down these new fake meats for the possible health benefits of a plant-based diet. For others, it's a desire to cut back their personal contribution to our environmental doom. … [Read more...] about Impossible Burger’s biggest eaters aren’t the people you think
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It's helped fund research into cultured steak at King's College London, and been instrumental in starting companies like MuuFri, which produces milk without cows, Clara Foods, which produces egg whites without hens, and Pembient, which is making rhino horns without the need to kill rhinos to try to circumvent the illegal wildlife trade. … [Read more...] about Food for thought: would you eat a lab-made burger if it could save the world?
This story is part of CES 2020, our complete coverage of the showroom floor and the hottest new tech gadgets around. Here comes the other faux white meat. Impossible Foods, the brand behind last year's Impossible Burger 2.0 craze, captivated the attention of CES 2020 by launching a plant-based pork replacement called Impossible Pork. The man-made pork substitute is designed for kosher and halal certification, and can be used in any recipe that calls for ground pork. Impossible Foods plans to roll out Impossible Sausage later this month in five test cities. … [Read more...] about Impossible Pork captivated CES 2020: Here’s everything you need to know about how it tastes and if it’s healthy
As companies embraced more sophisticated instruments, they started using the "gorilla" tactics that Scott's little story draws out so beautifully. They began harnessing the information gathered about customers to provide more tailored messages, vary the splash page on websites based on user profiles, inserting cookies and tracking behaviours, geo-fencing store assets -- or even competitor locations! -- and creating "intervention" tactics. Logically, we started sharing information across our business ecosystems, partnerships, and other channels to create an ever-enriched pool of customer information and records, and then began writing algorithms within marketing engines to vary engagement activities in real time. We started following our customers on social media sites. There are many other examples that this learned readership will know of, so I'll stop there, but I think you get the point. … [Read more...] about Personalization is dead, long live personalization
Initially, you just get to unlock one table for unlimited play. (Pick a good one – Attack from Mars, The Getaway, or Medieval Madness – because you’ll be playing it a lot.) Through daily challenges, you’ll then slowly acquire the parts to gradually unlock other tables – unless you fancy splashing out on IAP to buy them outright. … [Read more...] about The best free iPad games in 2020