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Past Meat enters grocery shops in mainland China by Alibaba partnership

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Past Meat “Past Burger” patties constituted of plant-based substitutes for meat merchandise sit on a shelf on the market on November 15, 2019 in New York Metropolis.

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Past Meat introduced Tuesday that Alibaba’s Freshippo grocery shops would begin promoting its meatless burger patties, marking its entry into supermarkets in mainland China. 

The maker of meat options first entered mainland China in April by a partnership with Starbucks. Yum China’s KFC, Taco Bell and Pizza Hut additionally promote Past Meat merchandise in a number of Chinese language cities.

Past Burgers will likely be accessible at 50 Freshippo areas in Shanghai beginning Saturday. By September, the patties may also be accessible at an extra 48 areas in Beijing and Hangzhou.

“We all know that retail will likely be a important a part of our success in China, and we’re happy to mark this early milestone inside just a few months of our market entry,” CEO Ethan Brown mentioned in an announcement.

Shares of Past closed Tuesday up 1.9% at $133.98. The inventory, which has a market worth of $8.34 billion, has risen 77% to this point in 2020.