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Why Bill Gates Is Investing In Chicken-Less Eggs

Craig Shapiro

Hampton Creek's egg substitute product is called Beyond Eggs. It's made from bits of ground-up peas, sorghum and a few other ingredients, and it's attracting the attention of high-tech investors including Bill Gates.

If you listen to All Things Considered, you'll hear that it's pretty hard to distinguish between cookies made with Beyond Eggs and those made traditionally with real eggs. The company has also developed an eggless mayonnaise and salad dressing using its egg substitute.

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  • Ben Goldhirsh

    this is indeed pretty awesome. Are you guys looking at anything in this space at Collaborative?

  • Emma Zimmerman

    Awesome to watch this seemingly simple product gain traction and spur productive conversation about a global problem. These guys are growing their business the right way!