6 Big Companies Are Introducing Plant-Based Meat

6 Big Companies Are Introducing Plant-Based Meat

U.S. plant-based meat market has reached $801 million for the year 2019, according to the Good Food Institute. Globally, Barclays predicts alternative meat could reach $140 billion by 2029.

Some companies are now starting to offer plant-based meat. Here is the list of companies:

Nestlé Sweet Earth

Owned by Nestlé USA, Sweet Earth Foods has recently introduced in the market the Awesome Burger and a ground beef companion, Awesome Grounds. The product contains yellow pea protein. Sweet Earth has been offering plant-based products, these are formulated to imitate real burgers. Certified non-GMO.

Lightlife Foods

Has launched a line that includes a burger, ground beef, and sausage. The products are also based on pea protein and contain no GMOs, gluten, soy, or artificial flavours.

Before the Butcher

They have introduced the Uncut line of plant-based meats such as burger, savoury chicken burger, roasted turkey burger, and a breakfast sausage patty. Products are scheduled to go into retail stores this year.


Hormel launched Happy Little Plants products in selected retail stores and planning to expand in the coming months. The first product is a ground protein alternative with 20 grams of non-GMO soy protein and 180 calories per serving. The product contains no preservatives, cholesterol, or gluten.

Tyson Raised and Rooted

Tyson’s new Raised and Rooted brand is expected to in 4,000 retail stores and foodservice this year. It includes plant-based nuggets made with pea protein isolate and blended burgers made with a combination of Angus beef and pea protein.

Emergy Foods

Is scheduled to debut its plant-based meats in 2020. The products contain “only a handful of natural ingredients, are minimally processed and free from the top 8 food allergens,” according to their company website. The product does not contain soy or pea protein.