Five meatless meat companies in the United States

Beyond Meat

  • founded in 2009 by Ethan Brown and is now one of the fastest growing companies in the United States
  • products can be found in over 58,000 grocery stores and restaurants
  • in 50 different international countries

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Impossible Foods

  • founded in 2011 in Redwood City, CA by Patrick O. Brown
  • partnered with Burger King in 2019 for the Impossible Whopper
  • estimated annual revenue was expected to surpass $90 million in 2019

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MorningStar Farms

  • founded in 1975 as part of Kellogg's
  • produces tons of vegetarian options such as vegetarian chicken nuggets and veggie burgers
  • can be found in multiple grocery stores and chains such as Walmart and Target

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  • founded in 2003 by Yves Potvin
  • started selling frozen products in 2009
  • had an annual revenue of $173 million in 2019
  • also offers a fishless fish option

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Before the Butcher

  • Danny O' Malley founded the company in 2017 shortly after leaving his job as sales manager with Beyond Meat
  • focuses on making plant-based chicken, turkey, and beef products that go beyond the burger
  • based in San Diego, CA
  • now sells in retail stores nationwide

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Kaylene Lin