Hear our CEO, Ethan Brown, discuss our vision for the future of protein

Our Mission

We believe there is a better way to feed the planet. Our mission is to create The Future of Protein® — delicious plant-based burgers, sausage, crumbles, strips, and more — made directly from plants. By shifting from animal, to plant-based meat, we can positively and significantly impact 4 growing issues attributed to livestock production and consumption: human health, climate change, natural resource depletion, and animal welfare.

At Beyond Meat, we want to make the world a better place and we're starting one delicious meal at a time. Join us and taste The Future of Protein!

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 gas 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

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