Tyson Foods invests in plant-based protein producer Beyond Meat

USA - Tyson Foods, Inc., an international leader in the food industry, has made an additional investment in plant-based protein producer Beyond Meat. Through Tyson’s venture capital fund, the company chose to participate in Beyond Meat’s most recent fundraising initiative, which is designed to generate additional capital to help the business continue to expand its…

Leonardo DiCaprio invests in veggie burger maker

USA - Leonardo DiCaprio has joined the likes of Bill Gates and Twitter co-founders Biz Stone and Evan Williams in becoming an “official investor and advocate” of California-based startup Beyond Meat. The Beyond Burger – the plant-based patty that cooks and looks like meat – has expanded rapidly since it was launched last year. It’s…