Google Just Tried to Buy a Meatless Burger Company

July 28, 2015

Impossible Foods is reportedly holding out for more money.

Are plant-based burgers destined to dominate the culinary landscape of the future? Our sentient overlords at Google reportedly think so: According to The Daily Mail, the tech behemoth tried to purchase the startup responsible for the veggie burger that bleeds its own blood for around $300 million, but Impossible Foods “wanted more cash.”

As the Mail points out, “This is not the first time Google has dabbled with meat alternatives — in 2013 Sergey Brin, one of the company’s co-founders, was revealed to be an investor in an artificial meat burger that many dubbed…