Impossible Foods closed a $75 million investment round led by Singapore’s Temasek Holdings. The maker of plant-based burgers is also backed by Hong Kong magnate Li Ka-Shing. Food security may be the driving forces behind Asian interest, where demand for protein or a “rich country diet” is growing.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. lawmakers are expected to pass a large aid package for victims of Hurricane Harvey, but specifics of the plan and its price tag are unclear as Congress awaits a funding request from the Trump administration.
(Reuters) – Expedia Inc Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi is poised to accept Uber Technologies Inc’s [UBER.UL] offer to become its new CEO, according to an internal memo sent to Expedia staff, putting him in charge of turning around the loss-making, scandal-ridden ride-services company.