Vancouver-based Eat Beyond Global Holdings—the first investment issuer in Canada focused on the global plant-based and alternative food sector—recently began trading on the Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE) under the symbol “EATS.” Eat Beyond identifies and makes equity investments in global companies in the sector, which includes plant-based proteins, fermented proteins, cultured proteins, food technology, and consumer packaged goods as well as cellular agriculture and other experimental projects.
“We created Eat Beyond to make it easy to invest in the future of food and provide retail investors with access to the very best companies in the sector,” Patrick Morris, CEO of Eat Beyond, said. “The space has seen enormous interest from the market for brands such as Beyond Meat, but that was really just the tip of the iceberg. The diverse range of innovation taking place in this sector is staggering.”
Investing in the future of food
Eat Beyond aims to provide retail investors with the opportunity to invest in the growth of innovative plant-based and alternative food companies. Its current portfolio includes The Very Good Food Company (parent company of The Very Good Butchers), Eat JUST Inc. (the maker of JUST Egg), TurtleTree Pte. Ltd. (a cell-based food tech company focused on disrupting the global dairy industry), Nabati Foods Inc. (maker of vegan chocolate, desserts, and cheese), SingCell Tx Pte Ltd (a clean meat manufacturing platform in Singapore), Good Natured (a producer of eco-friendly, plant-based food packaging), and Greenspace Brands Inc. (owner of the Love Child brand).