Beyond Meat announced a new Beyond Burger today and additional updates to its popular line of alternative meats. The newest burger update is made with 35% less fat and fewer calories than 80/20 beef, the brand shared in a statement.
Beginning the week of May 3, grocery stores across the United States will carry the latest Beyond Burger as well as the company’s first-ever 4-pack and a 1lb. Beyond Beef pack.
“We are continuously working on understanding beef flavor at a deeper level to ensure our plant-based beef platform delivers a delicious and satisfying sensory experience. The new Beyond Burger’s rich flavor profile resembles that of ground beef, and extensive testing with our consumers validated this new flavor direction with likeability scoring on-par with 80/20 ground beef burgers,” said Dariush Ajami, Chief Innovation Officer, Beyond Meat in a statement.
Compared to an 80/20 burger patty, the Beyond Burger has 35% less total fat and 35% less saturated fat. It also has fewer calories and no cholesterol.
“The launch of the latest Beyond Burger iteration is another strong step forward in providing consumers with absolutely delicious plant-based meat that is better for people and the planet, no sacrifice required,” said Ethan Brown, Beyond Meat Founder and CEO. “It is my hope that these meaningful advances in taste and nutrition, using only non-GMO plant-based ingredients, will delight existing consumers and invite others to join us in Going Beyond.”
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