Subway said it would use the plant-based meatballs in its
trademark 'Meatball Marinara sub' at the restaurants for a
Shares of Beyond Meat, which sells its plant-based burgers and
sausages at restaurants and in supermarkets, rose 4% in
premarket trading. They have soared 545% since their IPO in May.
Plant-based meat alternatives have seen booming interest from
consumers and restaurants, supporting startups like Beyond Meat
and its competitor Impossible Foods, and even sparking interest
from veteran meat companies such as Tyson Foods Inc <TSN.N> and
Beyond Meat's products, including faux meat patties and beef
crumbles, are used in Del Taco Restaurant Inc's <TACO.O> tacos
and Carl's Jr's burgers and most recently, in chains such as
Dunkin' and Canada's Tim Hortons. Blue Apron <APRN.O> last month
said it would also add Beyond Meat's plant-based burgers to its
(Reporting by Aishwarya Venugopal in Bengaluru; Editing by
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