Reading Time: < 1 minute The Beyond Burger is sold alongside animal meat (Photo: Beyond Meat)
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High-tech plant-based company Beyond Meat has announced that ‘the future of protein has never looked more promising’.

The brand posted the announcement alongside a review of its year across its social media channels, charting some of its successes throughout 2017.

These include high profile media appearances, accolades from major publications, and the increasing availability of the product across the US – and beyond.

The company added that it has ‘big plans’ for 2018.

‘Most innovation’

In another recent accolade, Beyond Meat’s flagship products the Beyond Burger was recently hailed by publication Quartz as one of the most underrated scientific breakthroughs of 2017.

Speaking about the product’s positioning in the meat aisle of shops, writer Chase Purdy said: “It may not seem like a big deal to get out of specialty aisles but it’s a sign that these products are actually good, and that the doors are opening wide for disruption in the meat industry.”

Maria Chiorando

Maria is a news and features writer for Plant Based News. As a former magazine editor, newspaper reporter, and features writer, her work 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. She was previously the editor of Plant Based News for over 3 years.