Beyond Meat makes plant-based meat alternatives such as burgers, sausages, chicken strips, and ground beef. Beyond Meat was founded in 2009 by Ethan Brown and is based in Los Angeles, California. In April 2013, Whole Foods began selling plant-based meat products across the United States made by Beyond Meat. Plant-based meat products made by Beyond Meat are a combination of soy and vegetable proteins, and on July 23, 2018, Beyond Meat received the non-GMO verification from the Non-GMO Project after a year long non-GMO verification process.
On April 11, 2011, Beyond Meat closed their series A funding round, raising $2,000,000 in capital.
On January 1, 2012, Beyond Meat closed their series B funding round, raising an undisclosed amount of funding.
On May 1, 2013 Beyond Meat announced a series C funding round, closing the round with an undisclosed amount of funding from Closed Loop Capital.
On July 29, 2014, Beyond Meat announced a series D funding round, closing the round with an undisclosed amount of funding from Obvious Ventures.
On October 15, 2015, Beyond Meat closed their series E funding round with $17,000,000 in funding from S2G Ventures, Obvious Ventures, Kleiner Perkins, Innovative Fund, Closed Loop Capital, and Bill Gates.
On October 11, 2016, Beyond Meat announced it completed their series F funding round, raising an undisclosed amount of funding from General Mills, Power Plant Ventures, The Humane Society of the United States, and Tyson Foods.
On December 8, 2017, Beyond Meat raised $55,000,000 in series G funding from Cleveland Avenue, Power Plant Foods, and Tyson Foods.
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Documentaries, videos and podcasts
Beyond Meat: The Beyond Burger Taste Test!
June 29, 2016
Beyond Sausage Taste Test & Reaction HONEST Review - Beyond Meat Sausage | Vegan Sausage #Vegan FOOD
April 19, 2018
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June 17, 2017
- Plant-based meatPlant-based meat products are made to mimic properties found within natural meats and are considered to be meat substitutes. They are made using plant and other non-animal products to look, taste, and feel like meat products. Examples include: seitan, falafel, tempeh, Tofurky, Beyond Meat burgers, and Mock duck.
- Cluster: Cell-based and plant-based meatA cluster of topics related to cultured meat, plant-based meat, and cellular agriculture.