Beyond Meat Stock Offered in IPO – Yay or Nay?

November 20. 2018. 4 mins read

Few things are more entertaining than watching a vegan try and mime their way through ordering a meal without meat in a country like Mongolia where the waiter thinks that people who don’t eat meat have a screw loose. Still, vegans and vegetarians around the world suffer for the sake of – well, who knows – since half of them can’t give you a solid reason why they don’t eat meat. Maybe it’s because they love animals, or maybe it’s because 78% of all land used for agriculture is occupied by livestock that commands a significant amount of resources to produce. Who knows, but nowadays things have become a whole lot easier with the advent of “meatless meats” of the type we talked about in our article on 7 Startups Creating Lab-Grown Meat. While the startup we’re going to discuss today doesn’t “grow” their meat, they have managed to become successful enough to file for an IPO.

It’s Beyond Meat Man

Click for company websiteFounded in 2009, Manhattan Beach, California startup Beyond Meat has taken in $122 million in funding to develop a new plant-based protein to disrupt the $1.4 trillion global meat industry. They have developed three core plant-based product platforms that align with the largest meat categories globally: beef, pork and poultry. They create these plant-based products using proprietary scientific processes that include plant-derived amino acids, lipids, trace minerals, and wate

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