Beyond Meat Releases Impact Report Quantifying the Environmental Benefits of The Beyond Burger

Source: Business Wire
Author:  Sami Richman

The peer-reviewed LCA study, conducted by The University of Michigan, quantifies the environmental impact of the production of The Beyond Burger as having a significantly lighter environmental footprint – from a sustainability perspective – than the production of a traditional beef burger. Compared to a ¼ lb. U.S. beef burger, producing a ¼ lb. Beyond Burger requires:

  • 99% less water
  • 93% less land
  • 90% fewer greenhouse gas emissions
  • Nearly 50% less energy