About Seth Goldman
Seth Goldman co-founded Honest Tea in 1998 and eventually sold it to Coca-Cola in 2011. In addition to continuing with Honest Tea, Seth has since expanded his focus to change the future of protein by joining Beyond Meat as Executive Chair.
Since the launch of the company’s flagship product, the Beyond Burger, in May 2016, Beyond Meat’s products have been sold in tens of thousands of grocery stores, including Safeway, Target, Kroger, Albertsons, and Whole Foods. Beyond Meat has also been added to menus in thousands of restaurants (including national food chains like TGI Fridays and Carl’s Jr.), as well as a number of hotels, college dining halls, and even sports stadiums. Beyond Meat went public in May 2019 and had the most successful IPO of the year with its stock price soaring more than 600 percent from its initial public offering price.
Why You Should Listen
This conversation with Seth Goldman was recorded live at the Plant Based World Conference & Expo on June 8, 2019 in New York City. It was the opening keynote on the second day of the expo, as part of the Eat For The Future Business Forum.
We covered the lessons learned by Seth Goldman along his journey with Honest Tea and Beyond Meat, insights on what’s next for Beyond Meat as they seek to redefine the meaning of meat, thoughts on the growing plant-based food industry and his views on the future of food.
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