EL SEGUNDO, CALIF. — Planet Partnership, LLC, the joint venture between Beyond Meat, Inc. and PepsiCo, Inc., is launching its first product: Beyond Meat jerky.
Made with plant-based ingredients like peas and mung bean, Beyond Meat jerky contains 10 grams of protein per serving and no cholesterol. The non-GMO, soy-free and gluten-free snack is available in original, hot and spicy and teriyaki flavors.
Available in three different pack sizes, the jerky alternative is Beyond Meat’s first shelf stable product, unlocking new channels of distribution with availability spanning grocery stores, gas stations, club stores and pharmacies, according to the company.
“The nationwide launch of Beyond Meat jerky will make plant-based meat accessible to millions of households,” said Dan Moisan, chief executive officer 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.”Founded in 2021, Planet Partnership combines Beyond Meat’s protein development technology with PepsiCo’s commercial capabilities. The companies plan to introduce additional products, including snacks and beverages, through the joint venture in the future.