Creating the Future of Protein

"We're bypassing the animal and sourcing meats' core parts
from the plant kingdom and making a new form of meat"

Watch how we do it
Meet the Team

These elite athletes intuitively understand the benefits of plant-based proteins and are leading by example.

Beyond Burger
Carnivores Welcome

At Beyond Meat, we started with simple questions. Why do you need an animal to create meat? Why can't you build meat directly from plants? It turns out you can. So we did. We hope our plant-based meats allow you and your family to eat more, not less, of the traditional dishes you love, while feeling great about the health, sustainability, and animal welfare benefits of plant protein. Together, we can truly bring exciting change to the plate — and Beyond.

Go Beyond!

Ethan Brown

Ethan Brown, Founder & CEO

ethanandteam@beyondmeat.com

Why build meat directly from plants?

Removing the animal from the protein production chain simultaneously and powerfully addresses four major problems attributable to livestock.

Improving Human Health Positively Impacting Climate Change Addressing Global Resource Contraints Improving Animal Welfare

Plant-based Meats

Animal-based Meats

16%

Increased Cancer Risk1

21%

Increased Heart Disease Risk1

51%

Of global greenhouse gase emissions driven by livestock rearing and processing2

29%

Animal production share of agriculture water use3

45%

Global surface area for livestock systems4

66 Billion

Land animals slaughtered every year for food5

1. “Risks associated with processed meats.” Archives of Internal Medicine.

2. “Livestock & Climate Change.” Goodland &: Anhang, 2009, Worldwatch.org.

3. “A Global Assessment of the Water Footprint of Farm Animal Products.” Mekonnen &: Hoekstra, 2010.

4. “Livestock and Climate Change.” International Livestock Research Institute, 2011.

5. FAOSTAT

Products and Recipes

Are Taco Tuesdays a weekly ritual at your house? Are chicken pot pies a member of your family?  Maybe you can't go a game day without nachos and buffalo wings. Whatever your craving is, Beyond Meat has you covered. Click below to enjoy recipes created by us and our fans and discover your favorite way to enjoy Beyond Meat for your next meal!

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Store Locator

Find us in the refrigerated and frozen section of Whole Foods as well as frozen sections of stores such as Sprouts, Publix, Vons, Safeway and many more nationwide. Just click below to find the nearest Beyond Meat retailer near you and grab some Beyond Meat tonight!

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Beyond Meat in the News

"A game changer–this is the first veggie burger I’ve ever had that can legitimately be called a 'burger.'"

“We tried the Beyond Burger (and wrote poems about it)”
Rick Polito,
August 29, 2016

"I think the Beyond Burger has a solid chance of converting dedicated carnivores. It even sizzled and smelled like a real burger while it cooked."

“Plant Burgers Are Coming To A Fast Food Restaurant Near You”
Emily Price,
July 29, 2016

"Beyond Meat spent more than seven years developing its patty, the Beyond Burger... and the result is soy-, gluten-, and GMO-free. When it went on sale in one Whole Foods in Colorado this spring, they sold out in an hour." Check out the Video

"The Meatless Burgers Of The Future Have Arrived"
Stephani M. Lee,
July 29, 2016

"The company's Beyond Burger even bleeds like real meat (though in this case the red substance is actually beet juice). The Beyond Burger is entirely plant-based, but is sold in the meat section of the grocery store"

“Why Do People Want Veggie Burgers That Bleed?”
Virginia Chamlee,
July 25, 2016

"Beyond Meat’s ability to replicate meaty layers out of plant matter is among the company’s greatest trade secrets — what puts it in a different category, perhaps, than the long line of faux meats that have come before."

“A meatless burger that bleeds vegetable juices just debuted at Whole Foods”
Ben Guarino,
May 24, 2016

"The juicy patty sizzles, it turns from red to brown on the grill, and it crumbles in your mouth, just like the real thing."

"Beyond Meat's burger drips canola oil not blood"
Cristina Alesci and Ahiza Garcia,
May 22, 2016

"For those looking for a better meatless solution at home, the most innovative work is coming from Beyond Meat"

“The Golden Age of the Veggie Burger”
Laura Leebove,
July 30, 2015

"A revolution is unfolding in the food world, resulting in the first alternatives to meat that taste like the real thing."

“The (Fake) Meat Revolution”
Nicholas Kristof,
September 19, 2015

“Beyond Meat closes in on the perfect fake chicken, turns heads, tastebuds”

“The Bill Gates-backed company that’s reinventing meat”
Marc Gunther,
October 3, 2013

“It’s more like meat than anything I’ve ever seen that wasn’t meat”

“Tastes Like Chicken”
Alton Brown,
September 17, 2013

“Fooled me badly in a blind tasting”

“A Chicken Without Guilt”
Mark Bittman,
March 9, 2012

“...it really does taste like chicken”

“Would You Eat "Meatless" Meat?”
Craig Melvin,
April 25, 2014

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