Beyond Meat (NASDAQ: BYND) announces its Beyond Steak product has been awarded the coveted 2023 FABI Award (Food and Beverage Innovation) from the National Restaurant Association. The award recognizes plant-based Beyond Steak for “breaking new ground in creativity and taste”, and marks Beyond Meat’s seventh consecutive FABI award.
“We’re honored the National Restaurant Association has recognized Beyond Steak for its incredible taste, texture, versatility, and operational ease”
According to the National Restaurant Association, the FABI Awards honor products that are revolutionizing food and beverage with innovative flavors, ingredients, creativity, and profit potential. Beyond Meat says its Beyond Steak seared tips provide an authentically juicy, meaty taste and flavor profile that is ideal for sandwiches, bowls, salads, stir fries, tacos and more.
FABI praised the product, which first launched in the US in Fall 2022, for its “tender” bite and perfectly “caramelized crust.”
Made with fava bean protein, Beyond Steak is also low in saturated fat, with no cholesterol, GMOs, or added antibiotics or hormones. In addition to the FABI Award, Beyond Meat earned a place among TIME’s Best Inventions 2022 as “A Healthier Steak.”
Beyond Steak can currently be found at US retail locations nationwide, including thousands of Walmart and Kroger stores.
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“At Beyond Meat, we’re committed to creating delicious, nutritious, and sustainable plant-based proteins so operators can offer plant-based versions of the classic dishes their guests crave,” said Dawn Lockwood, VP and Head of Foodservice at Beyond Meat. “As the latest innovation to deliver on that commitment, we’re honored the National Restaurant Association has recognized Beyond Steak for its incredible taste, texture, versatility, and operational ease.”