Nov. 18 (Bloomberg) – Beyond Meat, maker of plant-based "chicken" and "ground beef," will aim for the heart of the carnivorous market with a soy-protein-based hamburger patty called the Beast Burger. Beyond Meat Founder Ethan Brown says their meatless products taste and feel like the real thing and they believe they can revolutionize the way we eat. Bloomberg's Sam Grobart reports for "The Year Ahead: 2015" series. (Source: Bloomberg)
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Great movement and the products are appealibg. Howver, what does all that pressurizing and heat do? Destroy 80% of all nutrients. How can ee solve thst? Also isolated pea and soy proteins in Beyond Meat Burgers and ground beef is known to be twice carcenigenic as real meat? Some things to think about!
Don't let them swoo u with big words ppl. KUDOS TO VEGANS! But im a carnivore and i prefer real meat! We are letting them tamper with our food...then pretty soon a famine....like this is pure deceiving. AND "THEY" know it. FORCING THEIR CHEMICALS AND POISON ON US. JUST CUZ THEY SAY ITS PACKED WITH NUTRIENTS...DOESN'T MEAN ITS TRUUE😑
As a vegan for 20 years I have liked having my occasional fake meat but no part of me believes that any of it is healthy maybe some of the black bean burgers and quinoa burgers have some nutritional value but most it feels very over-processed but I do enjoy it on occasion and I do use this brand
Bad Karma accumulates from the death throes of the animal! Especially gentle animals! Consider eating tiger meat for a few years and one would become a devil, even the human face takes on a devilishly hideous countenance! Observe this Truth in Life!
The only reason people get sick & diseased is by breaking the laws in Leviticus 11 and not properly kosher killing their cattle. Pork is NOT food, never has been, never will be and contains trichinae larvae & tapeworm cysts that cause untold damage to our bodies & minds over time!
Meat alternatives are great in helping people transition over to a plant based diet. It helped me a lot and plus the many U-tubers sharing their recipes for both gluten and gluten free seitan. Once you know the basics of making seitan you can customize it to your own taste and control the salt contact ect. A lot of mock cheeses are expensive and have way too much salt and the tastes are horrible. I would rather just iliminate anything that reminds me of cheese. There are many good recipes for cheese on u-tube that are way better then the store bought kind.
Keel Mombasa Yea like 60 years from now when we run out of crickets, cicadas, grasshoppers, beetles, cattle, sheep, deer, goat, pig, chicken rabbits and fish. Which is 60 years from now. That is a long time from now. I will be 69 when that happens
I have eaten bean-made meat for years.Though the calorie is a little bit high,its really delicious in sandwiches and hamburgers.I see no necessity to kill animals for survive.Human eat meat is like meat-eating plants eat meat.I don't see the necessity.
I can only find the Beyond Meat burger patty at Whole Foods Market, and oh wow, it tastes like meat! I love it so much that I plan to buy more and more and more!!! Yeah, I may have to pay $5.99 for the whole package of 2 patties, but they taste great!
Whole Foods Market:
365 White Hamburger Roll (8 count) - $2.99
Beyond Meat Plant-Based Burger - $5.99
$3.37 per serving without condiments.
It does not correlate with meat eating. It correlates with an over abundance of food access. We still have the old evolutionary trait of eating as much as we can because we don't know when we'll have access to food again but now we can get food when ever and where ever we want. I eat meat every day and have 0 health problems.
I don't mind becoming a vegetarian let alone a vegan if my taste buds can be satisfied but my body still has its needs and I'd like to have a look at the PDCAAS and PER profiles of those new meat replacements!
BUT will it be affordable, will it cost more than meat...the burgers I saw were very expensive. Affordability is important, if you want people to try them, then make it affordable, make it less expensive than actual meat costs.
Unfortunately governments heavily subsidise the meat and dairy industry with our taxes, allowing animal products to be sold at a much lower price than they should be, considering how economically inefficient the farming processes are. This means that products like Beyond Meat will be similar in price to the more expensive animal products at first (Organic/grass fed beef). This is why there needs to be political change, which is where vegan activism comes in.
sn232 I live in America where ppl spend money on bullshit everyday so having to budget isn't a good enough reason not to. Major corporations want to fool you with a burger being a dollar and a salad 5-10x more than that. Health is wealth...the more healthier you and your children are, the less medical bills. Growing your own food is key as well.
I totally understand vegetarian recipes and cook from scratch, but also understand there are those that have a budget and feeding a family. I am hoping that it will cost less than meat, and for vegetarians, hoping it costs at the same or less price as competitors products...and that would encourage more people to try it, possibly even meat eaters that hear that it tastes better than mean...if the price is a lot more though than meat, or other vegetarian choices, people that are working within a budget won't bother unfortunately.
made a purchase of beyond meat plant-based burger patties at whole foods. read over the ingredients and found methylcellulose. research said its a laxative. why would a laxative be in this product. it would be great if this product was chemical free. i wont buy again.
lentils has more protein and minerals that any meat.... meat is the cheapest way of feeding... u dnt need to water them, no need to harvest them, no need of anything... animals will find them own source of food. stop helping those lazy rich man from meat/fish/poultry/bacon/ gettin richer!!!
Ghetto beyond it meaning inner cities, refers to any region that a bunch of a minority are for one reason or another congregating around. The health food ghetto would mean the vegan/health foods community, arguing that he wants to appeal to beyond that community.
I've tried plant based 'meat'.
It tastes nothing like meat.
I hope everyone just turns vegan and leaves more meat for me.
In return, I won't eat all the multivitamins and supplements that you vegans will need.
Do vegans understand that if we get to a point where we can duplicate all animal bi products tons of animals will be slaughtered, neglected? Most don't own cows and chickens as pets they own them because they have a functional purpose such as milk and eggs so regardless they are going to die as said farmers will no longer make an income from products leaving no money to care for animals...
going this weekend to look for Beyond Meat , I love turkey ham , bacon and sausage I grew up on pork as a kid and love a good ham. and turkey bacon is a great product it's close enough to the real thing for me. I like McDonald's Mclean Deluxe which was a seaweed Burger it tasted just like beef only a little dry. ketchup makes everything taste better. I grew up on the farm and we raised our own beef and our own pork. I don't need to be 100% deceived this is not beef or chicken or pork if it satisfies my taste and my Hunger that's everything I need. can't wait to try it
You should change the name of the video, because it will confuse vegans to think that Super Meat is the same thing, and it's not. Super Meat is another totally different company, that markets actual animal meat, as vegan. So, please put Beyond Meat on your video, instead. Beyond Meat is not the same as Super Meat!! Dangerous mistake!
yeah I kinda think this stuff really misses the point! It's a super processed amalgamation of synthetic nutrients. Probably still better than real meat though but ... simple whole plant foods (unprocessed) will always be better for you and better for the planet.
Will Taylor I have to disagree there. A large portion of people will not be moved on their food addiction - taste and texture are absolutely key to many people, something I have learned through years of activism. You can have people speechless with health facts and questioning whether their actions align with their own morals, but they will still choose taste and texture over their own health and moral compass. Whole foods completely put people off - I often have to show people the vegan junk food I occasionally eat in order to help them see they dont have to give up what they love so obsessively.
It's important to provide this kind of alternative for those people who are not willing to fight their addiction to certain foods, for them it's their pleasure in life they refuse to give up no matter what, but by providing something that is almost identical, they have no reason to continue on animal products once they are satisfied with the alternative.
Sure whole plant-based is better, but that's like telling the majority of Americans to start eating healthy (which we already do), but do they? Nope. At least a healthier junk food is better overall, for the planet, health and animals. People are far more likely to eat this than a beetroot burger.
well that's the type of limited thinking that will ensure our doom. I assure you if I went Vegan ... anyone can. It's not about your silly and chilidsh (and frankly .. a total cop put!) notions of 'realism' ... it's about ... truthfullness, what will ensure optimal health and functionality .. and finally what will enable Humanity to feed the greatest number of people a healthy diet. Good luck with your 'realism"
Yes but it's not realistic that everyone will go vegan the way Buddhists and Hindus traditionally ate. Most people want a good alternative so the future of veganism will have to include very realistic alternatives.
If we all starting to get Vegan and not eat Meat you do realize that all the animals will die who gives us meat ? so you will actually sloughter hunderts of species just so you decide to not eat them anymore ? ist the way the nature has been made The Stronger eats the Weaker its allways been like this and it will never Change !!
blindtoby why are you worried? many animals are already killed because theyre worthless, male chickens in the egg industry are killed, egg laying hens that are not profitable are sent to slaughter, male dairy cows are often shot and discarded... nobody worries about them, to answer your question, if the world went vegan over night then it's probably what happens to all the non-profitable animals and all the animals that are not legally allowed to be slaughtered, they'll be treated as a waste product.
I went to Whole foods and tried their chicken strips. It is unbelievable how much it tastes and feels just like chicken! My fiance first made it for me, and he told me it was vegan, but I would not eat it until I saw the box and read the ingredients. I was stunned. It tastes good, but it tastes so much like the real thing that I RARELY buy it because I almost feel guilty for eating it.
I stick to my homemade vegan food, but it is a great option for people who are transitioning from eating meat to veganism.
wtf. go to Haiti. this while idea is so shallow, but we can afford it because we have the finances to "culture" anything our little hearts desire. people need to get over themselves. people are starving in the world. if you just "can't eat -------" then go to Haiti and eat rice and beans every meal with the poorest of the poor you spoiled self focused entitled quivering little leaves!!!
I don't want to argue with your point, but as vegans, we should never write "ending" world hunger as a benefit of our choice. Of course your argument about the grain usage in lifestock is valid but as much i'd wish that we could invest those "spare" foods into third world countires, this simply isn't going to happen.And here is why; what is the benefit for a first world corporation to "over" produce grains and stuff it into third world countries without a clear economic benefit for them? Afterall capitalism won't feed the hungry for free. It's a noble thought, and I am sure the world has or will need to change to a plant based diet sooner or later, but we aren't going to end world hunger by this. And I honestly think if a vegan is using this as an argument for veganism, he simply has not thought it trough.
+ellen s great!! If you can't find it the best place to look would be a health food store. Since you're in south Australia, I don't know if you've ever heard of freelee the banana girl who lives in Adelaide. I've seen her go to plenty of health stores and seen beyond meat in the freezer :)
+Hunter Weav im in south Australia. we don't have the great range like you guys unfortunately but I can always try and connect my big supermarkets see if they will stock more things like this and other stuff America has
Its so sad how meat eaters don't even know what is actually in the meat they eat. Bones, cartilage, blood, fat, cholesterol, hormones, muscles and tendons, infected bacteria and a bunch of other gross shit I will never put into my body
If this stuff is convincing and cheaper than conventional meat, the food industry will use it in large amounts and supermarkets will try to sell as much of it as possible instead of conventional meat because the profit margin is higher. Then it will be a huge success. Whether youlike it or not, these things all come down to money.