Not liking Burger King right now

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Not liking Burger King right now

Post by HDRider » Thu May 02, 2019 6:38 am

If all goes according to Burger King’s master plan, St. Louis could again serve as a gateway to a new life, this one with less beef in the American diet, which in turn could help reduce the many environmental impacts that raising cattle has on our vulnerable planet. The fast-food chain is testing its Impossible Whopper in the greater metro area here, and if the meatless hamburger proves a success in St. Louis, Burger King will roll out the sandwich to all of its 7,200 locations nationwide.

Such an expansion would make mock-meat hamburgers available in almost every corner of the country, far more available than they are now at smaller chains such as Red Robin, White Castle and Carl’s Jr. Burger King could give millions of Americans who crave a hamburger the option of purchasing one that, unlike the crumbly vegetarian patties of the past, reportedly looks and tastes much more like beef.

“I couldn’t tell the difference, and I was shocked myself,” Harvey said about the Impossible Whopper (which runs $5.59 in the St. Louis market, a full dollar more than the standard Whopper). She even served one to her husband and son, who couldn’t taste the difference, either.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/vor ... b049a4fc6f


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Re: Not liking Burger King right now

Post by TennesseeTuxedo » Thu May 02, 2019 6:43 am

HDRider wrote:
Thu May 02, 2019 6:38 am
If all goes according to Burger King’s master plan, St. Louis could again serve as a gateway to a new life, this one with less beef in the American diet, which in turn could help reduce the many environmental impacts that raising cattle has on our vulnerable planet. The fast-food chain is testing its Impossible Whopper in the greater metro area here, and if the meatless hamburger proves a success in St. Louis, Burger King will roll out the sandwich to all of its 7,200 locations nationwide.

Such an expansion would make mock-meat hamburgers available in almost every corner of the country, far more available than they are now at smaller chains such as Red Robin, White Castle and Carl’s Jr. Burger King could give millions of Americans who crave a hamburger the option of purchasing one that, unlike the crumbly vegetarian patties of the past, reportedly looks and tastes much more like beef.

“I couldn’t tell the difference, and I was shocked myself,” Harvey said about the Impossible Whopper (which runs $5.59 in the St. Louis market, a full dollar more than the standard Whopper). She even served one to her husband and son, who couldn’t taste the difference, either.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/vor ... b049a4fc6f
Take your cattleman hat off and put your corporate capitalist hat back on for a moment.

It’s just a business move.
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Re: Not liking Burger King right now

Post by Caustic Burno » Thu May 02, 2019 6:50 am

Thank goodness we wiped out those 60 million buffalo and replaced them with 35 million cattle. We would have already be gone. As TT said it’s a business move by BK a Brazlian outfit as it’s not going to effect the 1.5 billion cattle on the planet.
Now you go to exterminating cattle the same tree hugger will wish you into Hades. No logic in “Cause “people it’s their life and religion.
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Re: Not liking Burger King right now

Post by HDRider » Thu May 02, 2019 6:58 am

I am not sure if plant based meat replacement or lab grown cultured meat will win out.

I see the appeal to the marshmallow heads. It makes sense for BK et al to try this.
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Re: Not liking Burger King right now

Post by TennesseeTuxedo » Thu May 02, 2019 7:00 am

HDRider wrote:
Thu May 02, 2019 6:58 am
I am not sure if plant based meat replacement or lab grown cultured meat will win out.

I see the appeal to the marshmallow heads. It makes sense for BK et al to try this.
If they can tie in a perceived health benefit then watch out.
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Re: Not liking Burger King right now

Post by shaz » Thu May 02, 2019 8:23 am

One problem people don't understand is what happens when you remove the grazing animal from the land. It doesn't turn into a rain forest. It will first turn to scrub and die. Does that sequester carbon?
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Re: Not liking Burger King right now

Post by greybeard » Thu May 02, 2019 8:46 am

TennesseeTuxedo wrote:
Thu May 02, 2019 6:43 am
HDRider wrote:
Thu May 02, 2019 6:38 am
If all goes according to Burger King’s master plan, St. Louis could again serve as a gateway to a new life, this one with less beef in the American diet, which in turn could help reduce the many environmental impacts that raising cattle has on our vulnerable planet. The fast-food chain is testing its Impossible Whopper in the greater metro area here, and if the meatless hamburger proves a success in St. Louis, Burger King will roll out the sandwich to all of its 7,200 locations nationwide.

Such an expansion would make mock-meat hamburgers available in almost every corner of the country, far more available than they are now at smaller chains such as Red Robin, White Castle and Carl’s Jr. Burger King could give millions of Americans who crave a hamburger the option of purchasing one that, unlike the crumbly vegetarian patties of the past, reportedly looks and tastes much more like beef.

“I couldn’t tell the difference, and I was shocked myself,” Harvey said about the Impossible Whopper (which runs $5.59 in the St. Louis market, a full dollar more than the standard Whopper). She even served one to her husband and son, who couldn’t taste the difference, either.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/vor ... b049a4fc6f
Take your cattleman hat off and put your corporate capitalist hat back on for a moment.

It’s just a business move.
So are lots of things............more/cheaper south-of-the-border imports of all kinds, open borders for immigrants, more imports of less expensive automobiles, moving business overseas and offshore, cheap Mexican and South American beef........

It's just business..
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Re: Not liking Burger King right now

Post by MO-Ruminants » Thu May 02, 2019 11:30 am

I'm trying to help...I'm eating cows!

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Re: Not liking Burger King right now

Post by TennesseeTuxedo » Thu May 02, 2019 12:07 pm

It's just business. Nothing personal.

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Re: Not liking Burger King right now

Post by ga.prime » Thu May 02, 2019 1:48 pm

All the Pathobiology and Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies scientists going to be looking for a new job.
where'd it come from, how'd it get there?

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Re: Not liking Burger King right now

Post by pdfangus » Thu May 02, 2019 1:52 pm

tHE AFFLUENT WILL STILL BUY FROM THOSE WHO CAN DOCUMENT ALL NATURAL FARM RAISED MEAT.
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Re: Not liking Burger King right now

Post by TennesseeTuxedo » Thu May 02, 2019 3:36 pm

pdfangus wrote:
Thu May 02, 2019 1:52 pm
tHE AFFLUENT WILL STILL BUY FROM THOSE WHO CAN DOCUMENT ALL NATURAL FARM RAISED MEAT.
I AGREE BUT WHY ARE WE SHOUTING?
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Re: Not liking Burger King right now

Post by TennesseeTuxedo » Thu May 02, 2019 3:37 pm

ga.prime wrote:
Thu May 02, 2019 1:48 pm
All the Pathobiology and Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies scientists going to be looking for a new job.
Does that mean dim witted Terry will finally go away and stop trolling us?
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Re: Not liking Burger King right now

Post by Nesikep » Thu May 02, 2019 4:00 pm

No, Flounder will no doubt keep posting his verbose diatribes here
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Re: Not liking Burger King right now

Post by Son of Butch » Thu May 02, 2019 4:45 pm

TennesseeTuxedo wrote:
Thu May 02, 2019 6:43 am
HDRider wrote:
Thu May 02, 2019 6:38 am
the Impossible Whopper (which runs $5.59 in the St. Louis market, a full dollar more than the standard Whopper).
Take your cattleman hat off and put your corporate capitalist hat back on for a moment.
It’s just a business move.
Consumers vote with their dollars.... whatever they prefer wins.

Note to all the tree huggers:
Millions of vegetables are ripped from the the ground every year, such a pity.
To help combat your outrage and soothe your appetite you can get 2 Arby's roast beef sandwiches for just $5 knowing that unlike Burger King no vegetables were savaged. :tiphat:

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