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With Sickly Sales, Beyond Meat Rolls Out a Healthier Burger

New burger will cut saturated fat by 60%, kick the protein up a bit

(Newser) - Beyond Meat is revamping its signature plant-based burger, hoping that healthier ingredients will help it boost flagging US sales. The company based in El Segundo, California, said Wednesday that its new Beyond Burger patties and Beyond Beef ground product cut saturated fat by 60% by switching from canola and coconut...

Beyond Meat Says US Revenue Is Down 40%

Company says new ad campaign will focus on 'clean and simple' manufacturing process

(Newser) - Plant-based meat substitute maker Beyond Meat said its revenue plunged 30.5% in the second quarter as consumer demand for its burgers, sausages, and other products fell despite price cuts. The California-based company lowered its full-year revenue forecast as a result. Beyond Meat now expects revenue between $360 million and...

Beyond Meat's Problem: One Negative Story After Another

Three major outlets document the company's struggles in different ways

(Newser) - This has not been a stellar stretch for meat-substitute company Beyond Meat. Both the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal are out with stories attempting to explain why the company—which had a wildly successful IPO in 2019—is struggling this year. As in, the stock is down...

Beyond Meat Has Bad News for Exec Charged in Nose-Biting

Doug Ramsey was arrested Saturday, is now suspended

(Newser) - Update: Beyond Meat has suspended its chief operations officer after he allegedly attacked a man in a parking garage dispute, biting him on his nose. For now, Jonathan Nelson, the plant-based meat company’s senior vice president of manufacturing operations, will take over the duties of Doug Ramsey, 53, CNBC...

Mickey D's: You Want a Plant Burger With That?

The McPlant is coming to select US cities in 2021

(Newser) - McDonald's has announced plans to sell its own plant-based burger patty in the US in 2021. The McPlant is made "by McDonald's and for McDonald's," International President Ian Borden said during a conference call on Monday, per CBS News . Shares of Beyond Meat, a company...

Meat Companies Say: Eat Your Veggies
Eat Your Meat.
Now, With Veggies

Eat Your Meat. Now, With Veggies

Meat companies are beginning to market burgers with the veggies already blended in

(Newser) - Meat companies are making it easier for you to eat your vegetables by blending them into burgers, meatballs, and sausages, reports the AP . Applegate is introducing a line of meat-and-veggie burgers and meatballs at grocery stores next month. Tyson Foods is already selling a beef-and-pea protein patty, as well as...

One Step Back, Two Steps Forward for Beyond Meat

Tim Hortons ends partnership, while KFC and Denny's expand theirs

(Newser) - Canada's largest coffee chain is giving up Beyond Meat products after just seven months. Tim Hortons served up an imitation sausage breakfast sandwich, and later added the Beyond Burger to the menu at many of its nearly 4,000 locations last year. But most had dropped the faux meat...

McDonald's, Beyond Meat Team Up on Meatless Burger

The 'PLT' will be available only in Canada for now

(Newser) - McDonald's is taking a big step toward joining the meatless bandwagon. The chain said Thursday it will test a meatless burger in a partnership with Beyond Meat, reports Reuters . However, US patrons will have to wait to taste what's being called the "PLT"—plant, lettuce, and...

KFC Is About to Serve Up Vegan 'Chicken'

Fast food chain is testing Beyond Chicken in one store

(Newser) - Non-meat "meat" products are almost everywhere, and the next place they're heading is KFC. The chain is testing a vegan version of its fried chicken in an Atlanta restaurant starting Tuesday, CNBC reports. The plant-based product comes from Beyond Meat, making KFC the first national US fast food...

Beyond Meat's IPO Was Beyond Successful

Share price more than doubled on first day

(Newser) - Investors have a big appetite for fake meat. The shares of Beyond Meat, the purveyor of plant-based burgers and sausages, more than doubled Thursday in its Nasdaq debut. It's the first pure-play maker of vegan "meat" to go public, according to Renaissance Capital, which researches and tracks IPOs....

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