Snacks & Candy

PepsiCo, Beyond Meat Joint Venture Debuts First Product

Planet Partnership introduces plant-based, shelf-stable jerky
Beyond Meat Jerky
Photographs courtesy of Beyond Meat and PepsiCo

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., and PURCHASE, N.Y. – Beyond Meat Inc. and PepsiCo Inc. have rolled out Beyond Meat Jerky nationwide, a plant-based jerky that comes in three sized packs and three flavors: Original, Teriyaki and Hot & Spicy. The product is the first of the two companies’ joint-venture, Planet Partnership Inc.

“The nationwide launch of Beyond Meat Jerky will make plant-based meat accessible to millions of households, said Dan Moisan, CEO of Planet Partnership. “It tastes great, it’s a good source of protein and it’s convenient to eat whether you’re on the go, at the office or out on adventures.”

Beyond Meat Jerky is made with made with plant-based ingredients like peas and mung beans and contains 10 grams of protein per serving. It does not contain cholesterol, GMOs, soy or gluten and is Beyond Meat’s first shelf-stable product.

PepsiCo., Purchase, N.Y., makes brands including bubly, Gatorade, Pepsi, Lipton, Mtn Dew, Propel, Quaker, Frito-Lay and more. El Segundo, Calif.-based Beyond Meat manufactures plant-based meat substitutes for more than 53,000 retail and foodservice outlets.

Founded in 2021, Planet Partnership combines Beyond Meat’s plant-based protein development and PepsiCo’s commercial capabilities. Planet Partnership plans to create more plant-based protein innovations in snack and beverage format.

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