Impossible Foods

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Registration as it was on 12 Jan 2023
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Overview

Lobbying Costs

100,000€ - 199,999€

Financial year: Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

0.5 Fte (1)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

0

High-level Commission meetings

1

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Impossible Foods   (IF)

    EU Transparency Register

    537506741688-36 First registered on 05 Mar 2021

    Goals / Remit

    Our mission is to restore biodiversity and reduce the impact of climate change by transforming the global food system. To do this, we’re making delicious, nutritious, affordable and sustainable meat, fish and dairy from plants.

    Animal meat production uses nearly half of the world’s land, is responsible for at least 15% of global greenhouse gas emissions and consumes 25% of the world’s freshwater. We make meat from plants using a small fraction of the land, water and energy — so people can keep eating the foods they love, without harming the planet they love.

    Main EU files targeted

    To a varying degree, Impossible Foods is following all policy initiatives and legislation that are impacting the company's mission. These include (non-exhaustive list):
    - European Green Deal
    - Farm-to-Fork Strategy
    - Food Law and Food Safety
    - Health and Nutrition
    - Marketing of Agricultural Products
    - Sustainability Classification
    - Biodiversity
    - Trade

    More specifically, targeted ongoing or forthcoming legislative initiatives will include:
    - the use of meat and dairy denominations under the Common Market Organisation for agricultural products
    - Sustainable Food Systems Framework
    - Food labelling - revision of rules on information provided to consumers (front-of-pack labelling)
    - Facilitating healthier food choices – establishing nutrient profiles
    - Food safety – vitamins and minerals added to food (minimum and maximum levels)
    - Carbon Cycle Policy

    Address

    Head Office
    400 Saginaw Drive
    Redwood City, CA 94063
    UNITED STATES
    EU Office
    400 Saginaw Drive
    Redwood City, CA 94063
    UNITED STATES

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    1

    Employment timeLobbyists
    50%1

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    0.5

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    No lobbyists with EP accreditations

    Complementary Information

    None declared

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories

    Category

    Companies & groups

  • Networking

    Affiliation

    European Alliance for Plant-Based Foods (EAPF) https://plantbasedfoodalliance.eu/

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    100,000€ - 199,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for closed year

    NameAmount
    acumen public affairs 25,000€ - 49,999€
    hill and knowlton strategies 50,000€ - 99,999€

    Intermediaries for current year

    Name
    acumen public affairs

    Closed year Costs

    100,000€ - 199,999€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    none

    Groups (European Parliament)

    N/A

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    1 meetings found. Download meetings

    The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't publish information about such meetings. All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

    • Date 19 Jan 2022 Location video-call
      Subject Discussion on alternative proteins
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Attending
      • Lukas Visek (Cabinet member)
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