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Beyond Meat partners with chickpea-based comfort food brand for nationwide launch

Banza, a company that makes chickpea-based comfort food, has partnered with Beyond Meat Inc. (BYND) for the nationwide launch of the Banza Supreme, a vegetarian pizza made with three dairy-based cheeses and Beyond Sausage Italian Crumbles. Banza is also launching a vegan cheese pizza. The Banza pizzas will be available at Kroger Co. (KR), Thrive Market, FreshDirect, Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) and other outlets. Beyond Meat stock has fallen 10.3% for the year to date, with shares taking a hit last Thursday after a Piper Sandler downgrade. The S&P 500 index has gained 16.2% for the period.

-Tonya Garcia

 

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09-21-21 1152ET

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