Beyond Meat Products Out Of Stock At Whole Foods Stores Due To High Demand

The company has plans to open a new facility to increase production capacity
The notice posted in Whole Foods indicated that the manufacturer was 'out of stock' (Photo: Reddit)

US retail giant Whole Foods is out of plant-based Beyond Meat stock at select locations due to demand so high the producer can't 'keep up'.

'Out of stock'

A photo shared this week to alternative social media website Reddit, pictured a sign in store explaining the shortage.

This trend was also confirmed by Beyond Meat Executive Chairman Seth Goldman in a Plant Based News exclusive earlier this month.

 

Can't 'keep up'

Discussing the Beyond Sausage - which is currently only offered at Whole Foods - he told PBN Founder Klaus Mitchell: "We are not able to keep up with the demand just in that chain.

"It's gunna be a while before it makes it over to Europe."

‍In Canada, a similar notice has been posted at select A&W locations (Photo: Reddit)

New facilities

Due to the explosive demand, Beyond Meat recently announced plans to open new production facilities - which will effectively triple the brand's production capacity and allow for an expanded range of products.

On top of this, Beyond Meat CEO Ethan Brown said: "Our expansion not only brings more jobs and opportunity to this special community but also furthers Missouri's position as a leader in the production of plant-based meat."

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