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Beyond Meat Rolls Out Across ‘Cult Favourite’ U.S. Convenience Chain Wawa

3 Mins Read Beyond Meat is expanding yet again, this time with popular U.S. convenience chain Wawa. The chain has launched a new plant-based breakfast sandwich made with Beyond Meat’s vegan sausage analogue across all 650 stores in the Mid-Atlantic states, with expansions into more Wawa locations planned for the next few weeks.  Wawa started selling a vegetarian-friendly […]

What If We All Go Beyond (Meat)? Food Tech’s First TV Ad Stars Octavia Spencer Imagining A Slaughter-Free Future

3 Mins Read Beyond Meat recently broadcasted its first-ever TV commercial starring Oscar-winning actress Octavia Spencer. Aired on Spectrum Sportsnet during the Lakers vs. Jazz game, the Hidden Figures actress asked viewers “what if?” and also featured a cameo from NFL player Todd Gurley. For the food tech giant, the point of the advert was to prove that […]

Brazil: Beyond Meat Launches In World’s 3rd Largest Beef Consumer Market

2 Mins Read Beyond Meat, one of the most recognisable plant-based meat brands in the world, has just launched in Brazil, the world’s third largest consumer and second biggest producer of beef. The news comes after the food tech entered the mainland Chinese retail market as a part of its aggressive international expansion strategy.  The El Segundo, California-based […]

Beyond Meat Now Sold At Metro China Supermarket Chain

3 Mins Read After entering consumer retail in China earlier this month, Beyond Meat will now sell its plant-based burger patties at select Metro China supermarket locations in Shanghai starting today. It marks the El Segundo, California-based food tech’s continued expansion into the Chinese market as consumers in the region continue to shift towards vegan meat alternatives amid […]

Vegan IPO: Plant-Based Companies Follow Beyond Meat To Go Public

3 Mins Read Since Beyond Meat went public on the New York Stock Exchange just over a year ago, two more plant-based food techs have followed suit. In mid-June, The Very Good Food Company, the parent company of The Very Good Butchers, began trading on the Canadian Securities Exchange, making them the second vegan company to be publicly […]

Beyond Meat Launches Retail Products In Mainland China In Collaboration With Alibaba Group

3 Mins Read Beyond Meat, the El Segundo, California-based food tech at the forefront of the plant-based industry, has just entered consumer retail in mainland China. Following its recent high-profile foodservice partnerships with Starbucks China and fast food operator Yum China, the food tech will now be collaborating with Alibaba Group’s retail platform Freshippo to roll out Beyond […]

Pandemic Meat Crisis Pushes Consumers Towards Plant-Based Alternatives From HK To US

3 Mins Read The meat industry is in crisis, with the coronavirus outbreak seeing slaughterhouses and meat plants staying shut, propped up prices and supermarket shortages. Now, mainstream consumers are turning their attention to plant-based alternatives. New research from Hong Kong, the United Kingdom and the United States suggests that grocery shoppers are ready to shift to plant-based […]

Beyond Meat Launches In Select China KFC, Pizza Hut & Taco Bell

4 Mins Read Beyond Meat is making headlines yet again, this time announcing that they are partnering with Chinese nationwide fast food operator Yum China to offer plant-based Beyond Burgers across select KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell locations across the country starting from June 3. “We see great potential for the plant-based meat market in China,” said CEO of […]

Beyond Meat CEO: “We Will Establish Production Footprint In China By End 2020”

3 Mins Read Beyond Meat, the meat alternative food tech company that recently announced a 141% year-on-year revenue growth in its latest first-quarter earnings report shortly after celebrating its one year anniversary of going public, is getting ready for localised production. In the earnings release in which CEO Ethan Brown revealed its trajectory going forward, the company also […]

One Year On, How Beyond Meat’s IPO Changed Plant-Based Meat Forever

9 Mins Read On May 2, 2019, Beyond Meat, the California-based plant-based food tech company famous for their meat-free burgers and sausages, went public. The company became the world’s first vegan meat alternative to list on the US stock market. A lot has changed since then for Beyond Meat and the wider plant-based industry, becoming one of the […]

Beyond Meat Enters US$150 Million Credit Facility To Fund Global Growth

3 Mins Read Beyond Meat, one of the most popular plant-based meat makers in the world, has announced that it has obtained a US$150 million five-year secured revolving credit facility to finance its global expansion. The announcement followed breaking news last week that Starbucks China will launch Beyond Meat’s products alongside Oatly and Omnipork into its new plant-based […]

China Impossible Foods’ Rival Zhenmeat Seeks US$2M Funding For Major Growth

4 Mins Read Beijing-based plant-based meat startup Zhenmeat is now seeking US$ 2 million in funding from global investors in order to capture the growing demand for plant-based meat alternatives in China. This follows the latest news from Silicon Valley-based Impossible Foods, who debuted two new plant-based pork products at CES in Vegas earlier this month in a […]

Food Companies Compete For US$16 Billion Asian Plant-Based Meat Market

4 Mins Read Plant-based meat substitutes are becoming a hot commodity in Asia, with companies all over the region gearing up to get a share of the booming market. From food tech startups and established manufacturers racing to develop new vegan-friendly meat analogues to F&B industry players gearing up to introduce the tastiest meatless menus, it’s clear that […]

BREAKING: Impossible Foods Debuts 2 New Plant Pork Products At CES Vegas, Hungry For Asia Market Share

4 Mins Read Impossible Foods, maker of the world famous “bleeding” plant-based burger, is debuting two new meat-free products at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas: Impossible Pork and Impossible Sausage. The Silicon Valley-based startup, which has raised over US$ 700 million to date, will be giving away thousands of samples of their new product line […]

New Plant-Based Labelling Standards To Fight Attacks From Big Meat

3 Mins Read From Beyond Meat’s smashing IPO to record-breaking funding for Impossible Foods and the plethora of new vegan alternative products rolling out on the market, there is no denying that the plant-based meat industry has experienced skyrocketing growth over the past year. However, the pushback by Big Meat & Big Dairy has been swift, with the […]

INTERVIEW: GFI’s Bruce Friedrich On Working To End Industrial Animal Agriculture “Let’s Give Consumers What They Want”

16 Mins Read Bruce Friedrich, the executive director and co-founder of the Good Food Institute (GFI) is responsible for some of the most iconic plant-based startups that have disrupted the global understanding and perception of vegan meat. A former animal activist who has been at the helm of show-stopping animal welfare campaigns with PETA, Bruce is now at […]

100% Plant-Based Beyond Beef Now Available For Purchase In Asia

3 Mins Read After launching in the United States this year in June, Beyond Beef, the latest product by the popular plant-based food tech Beyond Meat, has just arrived on store shelves in Hong Kong through their collaboration with Hong Kong’s social enterprise Green Monday. The launch adds to the rapidly growing range of plant-based options on the […]