Beyond Meat has announced plans for global expansion, starting this Summer.
The announcement follows an interview with Plant Based News, in which the company's Founder and CEO Ethan Brown revealed that he is in talks with a number of UK retailers regarding the flagship Beyond Burger.
Now Beyond Meat has revealed to Plant Based News that it will be rolling the product out worldwide.
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According to a statement by Beyond Meat Founder and CEO Ethan Brown: "Reflecting rapid demand growth in the United States and sustained interest from international markets, we've taken steps to significantly increase our production capacity.
"These additions make it possible for us to support international launches, building upon the successful 2017 introduction of the Beyond Burger in Hong Kong."
Beyond Meat has partnered with a select group of distributors to enter over 50 countries including Germany and the rest of Europe, Canada, Australia, Mexico, Chile, Israel, UAE, Korea, Taiwan and South Africa.
In order to meet demand, the company announced the construction of its new research and innovation facility in Los Angeles earlier this year.
Maria is the head of written content for Plant Based News. Also a former magazine editor, newspaper reporter, and features writer. Her writing has been published by The Guardian, The Huffington Post, and various regional newspapers, as well as Vegan Life magazine and Vegan Trade Journal. She has interviewed a huge range of people, from Prime Ministers to authors, activists, pop stars and actors, and enjoys the varied range of topics writing for PBN allows her to tackle. You can follow her on Twitter @MariaChiorando and Instagram @mariachiorando.
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