Impossible Foods

Impossible Foods is a company that develops plant-based substitutes for meat and dairy products. 

Impossible Foods is transforming the global food system by creating better ways to make meat, dairy and fish without using animals -- delicious, good for people, and good for the planet.

Impossible Foods was founded in 2011 by Pat Brown. The company is headquartered in Redwood City, California.


Impossible researches animal products at the molecular level, then selects specific proteins and nutrients from plants to recreate the experience of specific meat and dairy products. Its flagship products include Impossible™ Sausage, Impossible™ Burger, Impossible™ Croissan’wich® and Impossible™ Breakfast Sandwich. 


Impossible also recently launched Impossible™ Sausage Made From Plants, Impossible™ Chicken Nuggets Made From Plants, Impossible™ Pork Made From Plants, and Impossible™ Meatballs Made From Plants.


Impossible products can now be found in about 22,000 grocery stores, as well as in close to 40,000 restaurants globally.


Impossible is backed by GV, Khosla Ventures, Coatue, Mirae Asset Global Investments, Viking Global Investors, UBS, Bill Gates, Temasek, XN, Horizons Ventures, and others. The company closed a $500M in new financing on Nov 23, 2021. This brings Impossible Foods' total funding to $2.1B to date. The company didn't disclose its valuation for the latest round, but was previously valued at $4B from their Series G round raised in Aug 2020.



  • Year founded: 2011
  • Funding Info: $2.1B over 13 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Venture- Series Unknown)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 501-1,000
  • Business Valuation: Valued at $4B as of August 13, 2020
  • City/Town: Redwood City
  • State: California
  • Country: United States
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