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At Beyond Meat, we believe there is a better way to feed the planet and that the small changes we make can add up to make a big impact. By shifting from animal to plant-based meat, we can address four growing global issues: human health, climate change, constraints on natural resources, and animal welfare. Our delicious, sustainable and nutritious products include plant-based burgers, beef, sausage, chicken and more.
We start with simple plant-based, non-GMO ingredients. Beyond Meat sources proteins, fats, minerals, flavors and colors, and carbohydrates from plant-based sources like peas, beans, potatoes and brown rice. More on Beyond Meat’s ingredients here.
Beyond Meat products are made from simple ingredients that offer a good source of protein with all the flavor you want, and none of the cholesterol, hormones, or GMOs you don't. It’s meat, upgraded.
In a clinical study conducted by Stanford University and published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, researchers evaluated the impact of replacing animal-based meat with plant-based Beyond Meat over an 8-week period on cholesterol levels (including LDL), heart disease risk factors including TMAO levels, and body weight, and found improvement in key health metrics when participants replaced animal-based meat with plant-based Beyond Meat.
Beyond Meat is designed to have the same taste and texture as animal-based meat, so you can use it in your favorite dishes while feeling good about the choice you're making for you and the planet. Learn more about all the Beyond Meat products here.
We’re not going to get people to shift away from eating animal meat by offering them a salad — we need to offer them a better meat option. Our brand promise is to enable consumers to Eat What You Love™, like juicy, delicious burgers, beef, sausages, chicken, and more. By shifting from animal to plant-based meat, we can address four growing global issues: human health, climate change, constraints on natural resources, and animal welfare.
We use a simple process of heating, cooling, and pressure to create the fibrous texture of meat and layer in plant-based fats, carbohydrates, flavors, minerals, and fruit- and vegetable-based colors. The result? Uncompromisingly delicious meat made directly from plants.
We use a variety of non-GMO plant proteins including pea, brown rice, mung bean and faba bean, which team up to give you juicy and nutritious plant-based meat that's a good source of protein. For specific ingredients and nutrition information, please visit our product pages.
Protein, fat, minerals, carbohydrates, and water are the five building blocks of meat. We source these building blocks directly from plants. Using heating, cooling, and pressure, we create the fibrous texture of meat from plant-based proteins. Then, we mix in fats, minerals, fruit and vegetable-based colors, natural flavors, and carbohydrates to replicate the appearance, juiciness, and flavor of meat. The result? All the flavor you want, none of the cholesterol, hormones, or GMOs you don't.
Absolutely! Beyond Meat® products are plant-based and vegan.
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