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Beyond Meat’s Asia Streak Continues As It Enters Japan

3 Mins Read Beyond Meat is gearing up for a Japan launch in a new partnership with United Super Market Holdings. The partnership will include both product development and distribution. United Super Market Holdings (USMH), one of Japan’s largest grocery store holding companies with more than 500 retail outlets in Japan including MaxValu, Maruetsu, and Kasumi, will add […]

Don Lee Farms Files New Lawsuit Against Beyond Meat

4 Mins Read Don Lee Farms has launched another lawsuit against Beyond Meat. The former co-manufacturer of the plant-based leader are already due to meet at trial in September, with Beyond accused of breach of contract, fraud and unpaid monies, amongst other allegations. The new lawsuit accuses Beyond of unfair competition through misleading advertising claims.  Don Lee states […]

Beyond Meat Makes Chicken Tenders Available Through 8,000+ New Outlets

3 Mins Read Beyond Meat has announced a significant increase in the number of outlets stocking its chicken tenders in U.S. grocery chains, pharmacies, and club stores. Selected Albertsons, Sprouts, CVS, and Whole Foods Market locations nationwide will stock the vegan chicken. All Kroger locations will roll out the product this month, totaling more than 8,000 new locations […]

Beyond Meat Settles Investor Lawsuit Ahead Of Battle With Former Co-Manufacturer

3 Mins Read Beyond Meat has cut its losses and agreed to settle an investor lawsuit. The plant-based meat producer will be liable for $515,000 in attorney’s fees and must make significant adaptations to its corporate governance structure. The lawsuit was initially launched by investors in light of legal trouble with former co-manufacturer Don Lee Farms. That case […]

Beyond Meat Launches Online Store Through Pinduoduo To Increase China Foothold

4 Mins Read US-based Beyond Meat has announced a new partnership with Chinese agricultural technology platform Pinduoduo. The vegan meat manufacturer will open an online store on the egiant’s grocery marketplace to give mainland consumers access to flagship products including signature items such as Beyond Beef and Beyond Pork. Beyond Meat’s new partnership is a first for Pinduoduo, […]

Beyond Meat CEO Predicts Market Recovery After Stock Dip, Blames ‘Covid-Related’ Fall In Demand

4 Mins Read Beyond Meat CEO Ethan Brown has revealed he is confident that the company can overcome disappointing market performance in 2021. In a recent earnings conference call, he discussed factors that impacted revenue, including Covid-19 and said that a regression towards comfort food had been a stumbling block for brand adoption. Looking ahead, Beyond has lowered […]

Beyond Vegan Chicken Is Coming to Every U.S. KFC Location: ‘It’s Time’

3 Mins Read Popular U.S. fried chicken chain KFC is launching vegan chicken in all U.S. locations beginning January 10th, for a limited time. The announcement overlaps with the popular month-long Veganuary campaign. KFC operates nearly 4,000 locations across the U.S. In an extended partnership with Beyond Meat, which produced KFC’s first vegan U.S. offering in 2019, the […]

Beyond Meat Targets Global Expansion With New R&D Facility In Shanghai

3 Mins Read Los Angeles-based Beyond Meat has finalised details of a new R&D centre in Shanghai, China. It marks the first location of its kind for the company, outside of the United States. The facility will house scientists and researchers charged with developing plant-based meats for the Asia-Pacific market. The move comes as part of a wider […]

Beyond Meat Nabs Two New Officers From Former Investor, Tyson Foods

3 Mins Read California’s Beyond Meat has secured two leading meat industry veterans from Arkansas-based Tyson Foods. Doug Ramsey comes on board as COO while Bernie Adcock assumes the role of chief supply chain officer. The latter is a newly created position. The new hires are in preparation for Beyond’s expansion in 2022 with the fast-food industry being […]

Beyond Meat Signals Vegan Dairy Entry With ‘Beyond Milk’ Trademark Filing

3 Mins Read Beyond Meat has filed a trademark application for “Beyond Milk”, an indication of its plans to enter the plant-based dairy industry in the future. According to the document filed to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, the trademark will cover milkshakes, coffee and tea beverages with milk or milk substitutes.  Beyond Meat is gearing up […]

Beyond Meat CEO Ethan Brown Supports Meat Tax: It ‘Does Appeal To Me’

4 Mins Read Beyond Meat founder and CEO Ethan Brown believes that taxing items that have high negative impacts, such as meat, is an “appealing” idea. Brown’s comments were made in a recent BBC interview, where he also shared more about Beyond’s plans to slash the price of its plant-based beef and the growing public awareness about the […]

Puris CEO Tyler Lorenzen On Protein, Biodiversity & Health: ‘Peas Are A Great Solution For Sustainability & Environmental Stewardship’

13 Mins Read Based out of Minneapolis in the U.S. Midwest, Puris is the largest pea protein producer in North America, supplying famed plant-based burger maker Beyond Meat and backed by major food giants like Cargill. We recently had the chance to speak to Tyler Lorenzen, former NFL player and now the CEO of Puris Proteins, about the […]

Beyond Meat Expands Retail Distribution To 5,000 U.S. Outlets & At Thousands Of Locations Across Europe

4 Mins Read Plant-based pioneer Beyond Meat recently announced that it will be expanding its U.S. retail distribution at several national and regional grocery chains, and followed the news with throughout Europe, where it will be available in thousands of new retail locations including the U.K, Germany and Austria. California-based food tech giant Beyond Meat is already available […]

Beyond Meat: Plant-Based Meat Giant Opens First-Ever Foreign Production Facility In China

3 Mins Read Food tech giant Beyond Meat recently opened a production facility in China located in the Jiaxing Economic & Technological Development Zone (JXEDZ) near Shanghai in an effort to increase production of its plant-based meat products, especially Beyond Pork, and focus on improving costs and bringing sustainability into its operations. Back in September of last year, California-headquartered […]