A growing appetite for disruption among food and beverage investors

It’s hard not to pay attention to the rise of alternative meat and dairy products after witnessing the market response to Beyond Meat’s 2019 initial public offering, which saw a 163 percent surge upon trading and the biggest gain for any large U.S. IPO since 2000. More recently, Oatly’s IPO fetched an initial valuation of $10 billion in May. Driving market interest in these companies, consumer demand for more sustainable meat and dairy alternatives has soared.

A growing appetite for disruption among food and beverage investors