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In this week’s Checkout, Beyond Meat launches Beyond Chicken Tenders in foodservice; Thrive Market reportedly considers an IPO; and Acosta releases a report on post-pandemic health and wellness trends.
Last week Chuck Muth, Chief Growth Officer at Beyond Meat, announced he had retired from the plant-based brand after four years. Muth will remain on the boards of several notable food and beverage brands, including Beyond Meat’s own joint venture with PepsiCo.
In this week’s Checkout, Beyond Meat announces strategic global partnerships with McDonald’s and Yum! Brands; Pan Pacific International Holdings acquires Gelson’s; Foxtrot raises $42 million to expand into new markets; and FASTER Act for sesame labeling is introduced to the U.S. House of Representatives.
In this week’s Checkout, Beyond Meat reports Q3 earnings and addresses confusion around a possible McDonald’s partnership, food industry groups pen a letter to the White House asking for COVID-19 vaccine priority and JADA Brands scores a deal on Shark Tank.
While plant-based meat alternatives continue to rise in popularity, many brands are facing the challenge of reconciling a premium price point with a desire to reach more consumers. Brands seeking to move beyond the natural channel and deepen their presence in conventional retail are looking for ways to create accessibility through lower prices, but they face hurdles in the form of manufacturing and ingredient costs, and in some cases, regulation, they say.
After spending almost a quarter of a century at General Mills, Pete Speranza wants to “change the food system.” The former business development principal at 301 Inc, General Mills’ venture arm, left the company on August 14 and will join venture firm Unovis as an operating partner.
In this week’s Checkout, GFI studies plant-based retail trends, Kraft Heinz sells its natural cheese business and aims to focus its portfolio, and Beyond Meat rolls out meatballs while Impossible Foods grows further into retail.
This week in the checkout, plant-based brand Lightlife pens an open letter to Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods urging them to use cleaner ingredients, Meanwhile, KIND commits to using only “bee-friendly almonds” and plant-based cheese and butter brand Miyoko’s comes out ahead in its labeling lawsuit against the state of California.
Albertsons files an IPO, IRI reviews center store growth trends, and Doordash announces a $400M series H raise and a new partnership with CVS in this week’s Checkout.
The plant-based meat category was already growing before the COVID-19 pandemic. Nevertheless, many plant-based brands have seen huge sales upticks since pantry loading began in March. Now, they need to figure out what comes next.
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