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Beyond Meat Is Opening a Major Production Facility in China

Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Sep-15 Tue 08:08

Beyond Meat is making history as the first multinational vegan brand to open a major production facility in China. The California-based brand signed an agreement to build two production plants around Shanghai earlier this month. It’s known for the Beyond Burger and other meat analogs (the Beyond Meatball was announced on Monday). The brand expects […]

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The Fight for the Center of the Plate

Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Sep-09 Wed 11:09

The center of the plate in the United States has usually featured a hefty beef roast or grilled pork chops, or maybe seafood, or even hamburgers and hot dogs. The days of predictable meals of meat and two vegetables are changing, however, with plant-based entrées, vegetable dishes, value-added meats and exotic fare taking over center position. Demand for alternative proteins is being driven by people who love eating meat but also are open to a diet that includes plant-based proteins.

Beyond Meat launches website to sell plant-based meat directly to people online

Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Aug-27 Thu 09:29

With consumers eating more meals at home and relying on grocery delivery services during the coronavirus pandemic, Beyond Meat is launching an e-commerce site today to sell its plant-based meat products directly to customers. The site will have some online-only items for sale and will serve as a test kitchen of sorts for future products, said chief growth officer Charles Muth.

“It will allow us to have direct conversations with our consumers and will be convenient for consumers who don’t live near a supermarket,” Muth said in an interview with The Verge.

Faux meat products were a hot seller at the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, with sales of products like Tofurky and Beyond Meat increasing 264 percent. Sales of fresh meat...

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Green Giant introduces cauliflower breadsticks

Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Aug-13 Thu 10:04

Green Giant, the iconic brand synonymous with delicious and high-quality vegetables for families, announced the introduction of Green Giant Cauliflower Breadsticks to its popular Green Giant Veggie Swap-Ins line. Green Giant Cauliflower Breadsticks, available in original and garlic flavors, boast a fresh-baked taste, are gluten-free and will be available nationwide in September 2020.

"Our Green Giant Veggie Swap-Ins line continues to grow in popularity as families look for more opportunities to eat veggies in place of pasta, potatoes and rice," said Kristen Thompson, Green Giant brand director. "The launch of Green Giant Cauliflower Breadsticks is a logical next step as they are the perfect way to add more veggies to an appetizer or meal. They are also a fantastic option for consumers in need of a gluten-free bread alternative.”

Green Giant Cauliflower Breadsticks are available in two flavors: original and garlic. Each pack includes six breadsticks that bake in the oven in minutes. Green Giant™ Cauliflower Breadsticks have no artificial colors, flavors, or preservatives.