By Michael Dabaie

 

Beyond Meat Inc. shares were up 2.7% to $138.94 in afternoon trading.

The company before the market open said it expanded its product offerings at Walmart.

The plant-based meat company said that starting this week--within the about 2,400 Walmart locations nationwide in which Beyond Meat products are currently sold--Walmart will be adding Beyond Sausage Hot Italian to the fresh meat aisle at more than 400 stores as well as expanding the frozen Cookout Classic value-pack to about 500 stores.

Beyond Meat first launched its products at Walmart in 2015.

Beyond Meat shares are up 11% year-to-date.

 

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(END) Dow Jones Newswires

March 09, 2021 14:56 ET (19:56 GMT)

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