Walmart will sell meatless Beyond Meatballs in June 2021

Your spaghetti is lonely. You want plant-based protein. You’re a Walmart shopper.

Now, the celebs have aligned. Beyond Meat will begin promoting its Beyond Meatballs at Walmart subsequent month, the El Segundo, California-based firm introduced this morning.

The meatless meatballs will be accessible at 2,100 shops throughout the US that already sell Beyond Meat merchandise. Their Walmart debut marks the second main Beyond Meat growth at Walmart this yr; earlier this yr, Beyond Sausage Sizzling Italian and Cookout Basic got here to the retailer’s cabinets.

Beyond Meatballs have been launched in September.

A single serving—5 Beyond Meatballs—has 290 energy, 21 grams of fats, 500 milligrams of sodium, and 19 grams of protein, based on the corporate web site.

The Walmart information comes per week after Beyond Meat’s first-quarter earnings missed Wall Road estimates.

Foodservice internet revenues have been down 34% versus the identical interval final yr, although that appears prefer it’s turning round because the pandemic abates, stated Beyond Meat’s founder, president, and CEO Ethan Brown in the course of the analyst name. In the meantime, retail internet gross sales have been up 45% yr over yr.

A “gradual thaw” was how Beyond Meat described it.

Beyond Meat has been named a Quick Firm Most Revolutionary Firm, most lately in 2020.