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Beyond Meat to Build Factories Near Shanghai in Major China Push

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U.S. plant-based burger and sausage maker Beyond Meat Inc. is building two production facilities in China’s eastern province of Zhejiang in its biggest push yet to enter the Chinese market for alternative protein.

The facility, to be located in the Jiaxing Economic and Technological Development Zone that’s close to the megacity of Shanghai, is expected to start trial production “within months, with full scale-production in early 2021,” according to a company statement Tuesday.