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Eyeing alternatives - meat companies with stakes in meat-free

14 May 2019

With plant-based products growing in popularity and investment in lab-created products on the rise, we present a guide on how meat manufacturers are investing in the area.

Beyond Meat share price leaps in debut session

3 May 2019

Beyond Meat, the US vegan-food start-up, saw trading in its shares start on Thursday (2 May) - and the performance of the company's stock caught the eye.

Beyond Meat prices IPO at higher end of indicative range ahead of market debut

2 May 2019

Beyond Meat has priced its debut share offering at the higher end of the indicative range amid strong demand from investors.

Beyond Meat raises price range in upsized IPO

30 Apr 2019

US plant-based meat company Beyond Meat has made changes to its initial public offering plans ahead of an expected market debut on Wednesday.

New products - Unilever's Asian Street Style Pot Noodles; Kraft Heinz collaborates on dressings; Food for Progress extends Oumph; Samworth Brothers' Soreen Seeds & More Loaf

26 Apr 2019

The pick of this week's new products include snack bars from Soylent, Tesco launching a vegan sausage roll and Unilever adding an Asian Street Style range to its Pot Noodle brand.

Tyson exits Beyond Meat roster ahead of IPO

25 Apr 2019

Tyson Foods has decided to sell its shares in Beyond Meat ahead of the IPO of the US-based meat-alternatives business.

US vegan business Beyond Meat could raise $200m from IPO

23 Apr 2019

Plant-based burger firm Beyond Meat has confirmed the launch of its initial public offering and revealed what it expects to raise from the listing.

Big Food's stake in the future - in-house venture-capital funds 

18 Apr 2019

just-food presents a guide to some of the main in-house venture capital funds operated by major food businesses. 

New products - PepsiCo debuts poppable Flavor Shots snacks under Cheetos and Doritos brands; Nestle launches Milkybar Mix Ups; Joe & Seph's enters confectionery with Popcorn Bites

8 Mar 2019

This week's batch of new products includes a ketchup under Orkla's Felix brand with no added sugar or sweeteners and US snacks business Blue Diamond launching Almonds & Fruit.

The most-read news on just-food in 2018

20 Dec 2018

The news stories that caught your eye in 2018 included a number of M&A deals, CEOs departing and emerging brands entering new markets.

Beyond Meat set for stock market bow

19 Nov 2018

US meat alternative business Beyond Meat, which makes the Beyond Burger, has issued details of how it plans to raise money.

US Plant Based Foods Association reveals new certification label

14 Nov 2018

America's Plant Based Foods Association (PBFA) has launched an initiative it hopes will help to increase consumer confidence.

The Beyond Burger 'hits UK, Australia retail markets'

12 Nov 2018

Beyond Meat, the US plant-based burger business, has reportedly started to distribute its product through major retailers in the UK and Australia.

Beyond Meat 'planning to make stock market bow'

18 Oct 2018

US vegan food business Beyond Meat is planning an initial public offering (IPO), according to media reports in the country.

Beyond Meat supply issues spread to Canada

17 Aug 2018

US plant-based meat alternative firm Beyond Meat continues to be dogged by supply issues outside of its domestic market.

Beyond Meat secures non-GMO verification in US; Impossible Foods gets FDA clearance

25 Jul 2018

Plant-based protein firm Beyond Meat has secured non-GMO verification after a one-year application process.

Beyond Meat opens second factory, creates 250 jobs, as demand for meat-free burgers soars

29 Jun 2018

US-based protein start-up Beyond Meat is opening a second factory in Colombia, Missouri, to cater to surging demand for its meat-free burgers.

Mars extends Maltesers brand in UK; Nestle brings Garden Gourmet meat-free range to UK; Pladis takes Why Nut to US; Kez's Kitchen takes its cookies into dairy with ice cream debut

29 May 2018

just-food publishes the most notable product development from the international food sector, presented in bitesize format to give you a flavour of the innovation from your peers and competitors announced this week.

Beyond Meat eyes Europe launch this summer

7 May 2018

Beyond Meat, the US meat-alternative upstart, is to enter markets in Europe this summer, executive chairman Seth Goldman has confirmed.

US plant-based protein business Beyond Meat to develop R&D centre

2 Feb 2018

Beyond Meat, the US plant-based 'meat' business, is to build a 26,000 sq ft research and development (R&D) centre at its headquarters in El Segundo. California. 

2017 - the year in food industry M&A

15 Dec 2017

Andy Coyne looks at significant transactions and emerging themes in merger, acquisition and investment activity in the global food sector during 2017.

Tyson Foods ups its stake in vegan firm Beyond Meat

8 Dec 2017

US meat giant Tyson Foods has increased its stake in Beyond Meat, a vegan business which specialises in plant-based meat substitute products.

Leonardo DiCaprio adds Beyond Meat to share portfolio

18 Oct 2017

US film star Leonardo DiCaprio has invested in another fledgling local food company, adding a stake in meat-free business Beyond Meat to a portfolio that includes chickpea snack brand Hippeas.

US plant-based protein firm Beyond Meat eyes UK entry

9 Oct 2017

Beyond Meat, the US plant-based protein business, is eyeing an entry into the UK in early 2018.

Beyond Meat gets first mainstream US listing

31 May 2017

US meat alternatives business Beyond Meat has secured its first listing with a mainstream grocer in the country.

Beyond Meat names Coke exec Chuck Muth chief growth officer

10 May 2017

US-based plant-based protein manufacturer Beyond Meat has appointed Coca-Cola Co. executive Chuck Muth as its chief growth officer.

Beyond Meat expands into Hong Kong

10 Apr 2017

US meat alternative food maker Beyond Meat is expanding into its first overseas market, Hong Kong. 

Tyson Foods fund to invest in "breakthrough" businesses

5 Dec 2016

Tyson Foods has become the latest US food company to set up an investment fund with the establishment of a venture capital unit that will focus on start-up companies developing "breakthrough" sustainable technologies, business models and products. 

Why Tyson Foods' investment in Beyond Meat is shrewd

21 Oct 2016

Tyson Foods, one of the world's largest meat processors, is investing in fledgling US meat-free business Beyond Meat - and the deal looks an astute one.

Tyson invests in meat-free group Beyond Meat 

11 Oct 2016

US meat giant Tyson Foods has taken a 5% stake in plant-based protein producer Beyond Meat. 

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