Beyond Meat, Inc.
Industry Group: Food Products
Country/Region: United States
Beyond Meat is a provider of plant-based meats, such as burgers, sausage, ground beef, and chicken. Unlike other vegetarian products, Beyond Meat seeks to replicate the look, cook, and taste of meat, is targeted to omnivores and vegetarians alike, and is sold in the meat case. The products are widely available across the U.S. and Canada and in 83 additional countries as well. International revenue represented 20% of 2020 sales. The firm’s products are available in retail stores and the food-service channel. In 2019, before the pandemic struck, sales were evenly split between these two channels, although mix changed to 74% retail/26% food service in 2020. We think the recovery from the crisis and new deals with McDonald's and Yum Brands will return food-service sales to 50% by 2022.
ESG Risk Rating
Industry Group (1st = lowest risk)
Food Products 517 out of 598
Global Universe 14441 out of 15120
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Beyond Meat, Inc.'s Exposure is High
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Beyond Meat, Inc.'s Management of ESG Material Risk is Weak
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