Impossible might be the first name you think of when it comes to plant-based meat, but Hong Kong’s Omnipork has been quietly taking over the Asian market

Omnipork’s proprietary proprietary blend. Photos provided by Green Monday, except where otherwise noted

At the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show, plant-based titan Impossible Foods unveiled a much-anticipated new product: Impossible Pork. In January, another new creation, Impossible Sausage, was slated to sell at select Burger Kings across the US in the form of a breakfast croissant, but both of these Impossible additions have since been delayed. At CES, many were excited about a new type of plant-based meat; thanks to the runaway success of mostly “beef”-centric brands like the Impossible Burger and Beyond Meat, pork seemed like a fresh new idea.

But plant-based pork isn’t exactly a novelty — it’s long been a part…


Full disclosure: this is a somewhat abridged review that was originally commissioned to appear in (a cool online vertical) — in the words of anyone dealing with a late period: it’s better late than never

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