Vegan Fried Chicken

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  1. Bengal B

    Bengal B Founding Member

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    I watched Shark Tank last night. A man and his wife came on and fed the sharks something they called fried chicken. All of the sharks liked it. Then they revealed that it wasn't chicken at all but some vegan concoction that they had come up with. They were very stupid as far as having any business sense whatsoever. They said they had sold $65k of the stuff last year but made $72k.

    Still, Mark Cuban and Rohan Oza offered them a deal. They offered to buy their company lock stock and barrel for $1 million and still pay them a 10% royalty on everything sold. Let's get this straight. Cuban and Oza have the money, knowhow, connections and business acumen to turn it into at least a $100 million a year business. So not only were the folks going to get a million up front they would have gotten probably
    $10 million a year more for doing absolutely nothing. The idiots turned the deal down. Even Forrest Gum; would have been smart enough to take the money and Run, Forrest Run.
     
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  2. LSUpride123

    LSUpride123 Boobies make everything A OK!!!

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    Its funny they call this shit vegan. Why not call it what it is, chemical food.

    Its all the shit that is "processed" to hell and back that causes cancer.
     
  3. kcal

    kcal Founding Member

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    as long as it's ethical :)
    Health News
    Burger King’s ‘Impossible’ Whopper Has No Beef — Does This Make It Healthy?
    The meatless ‘Impossible’ burger will be available at Burger Kings nationwide.

    The “Impossible” burger is now available at multiple fast-food chains. Getty Images
    Has a green revolution finally come for fast food?

    Today, Burger King, the second largest burger chain in the United States, announced it will offer an Impossible Whopper — a vegetarian version of their flagship sandwich at outlets nationwide by the end of the year.

    The new veg-friendly option uses a patty from Impossible Foods, a California-based startup that develops plant-based alternatives for meat. Despite the switcheroo and new green paper wrapper, BK wants consumers to know that the sandwich is still 100% Whopper, despite the lack of beef.

    Burger King isn’t the first fast-food chain to roll out new vegetarian options based on innovative developments in the world of plant-based alternatives to meats — but it’s by far the largest to date.

    Carl’s Jr. began offering a Beyond Famous Star in January of this year — a vegetarian version of their famous sandwich that uses a plant-based patty from Beyond Meat, an Impossible Foods competitor.

    White Castle also has an Impossible slider available nationally since late 2018.

    Initially Burger King announced a limited run of their Impossible Whopper at 59 restaurants in and around the St. Louis area.

    Now, the nationwide rollout makes Burger King the first coast-to-coast fast-food chain to use the Impossible Burger, according to a Burger King press release obtained by Healthline.

    Despite being a vegetarian option, the company hasn’t been touting the food based on its health options. Instead, their message to consumers has been that you won’t be able to tell the difference.

    Those sentiments were echoed by Burger King’s chief marketing officer, Fernando Machado, who told The New York Times, “People on my team who know the Whopper inside and out, they try it and they struggle to differentiate which one is which.”

    Sharon Zarabi RD, director of the Bariatric Program at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City, told Healthline.

    I wouldn’t define it as healthier, I would define it more as ethical,” she said.

    The original Whopper clocks in at 660 calories (more than half of them coming from fat), 40 grams of fat, and 28 grams of protein. The Impossible Whopper comes in at 630 calories (again, half from fat), 34 grams of fat, and 25 grams of protein.

    read the rest:https://www.healthline.com/health-n...althy#Made-from-plants,-but-not-a-health-food
     

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