An Impossible Foods press event in Las Vegas, Nevada in January. Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing is an early backer of the company, which has raised US$1.3 billion in total so far. Photo: AFPAn Impossible Foods press event in Las Vegas, Nevada in January. Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing is an early backer of the company, which has raised US$1.3 billion in total so far. Photo: AFP
An Impossible Foods press event in Las Vegas, Nevada in January. Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing is an early backer of the company, which has raised US$1.3 billion in total so far. Photo: AFP

Impossible Foods, Beyond Meat eye bigger cut of Covid-19 driven growth in Asia’s plant-based foods segment

  • Asia represents 44 per cent of meat consumption globally and this number is projected to grow by 70 per cent by 2050: Impossible Foods executive
  • Beyond Meat’s highly successful IPO has raised considerable interest in alternative proteins among Asian investors, Hong Kong fund says

Topic |   Food and agriculture
An Impossible Foods press event in Las Vegas, Nevada in January. Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing is an early backer of the company, which has raised US$1.3 billion in total so far. Photo: AFPAn Impossible Foods press event in Las Vegas, Nevada in January. Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing is an early backer of the company, which has raised US$1.3 billion in total so far. Photo: AFP
An Impossible Foods press event in Las Vegas, Nevada in January. Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing is an early backer of the company, which has raised US$1.3 billion in total so far. Photo: AFP
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