Go to the main content Menu
Back
Beyond Chicken Tenders
News
Allie Mitchell Allie Mitchell Allie Mitchell

Beyond Meat Vegan Chicken Tenders Are Coming to Retailers

Grab your favorite condiments and get ready for a taste test!

After introducing its plant-based chicken at select restaurants across the nation, Beyond Meat is giving consumers the opportunity to try the new product at home. Yep, you guessed it! Beyond Meat vegan chicken tenders are coming to retailers this October.

Vegan Chicken Tenders Made from Faba Bean Protein

Although this product is new to consumers, Beyond Meat has been perfecting their chicken alternative for years. Beyond Chicken Tenders, made from faba bean protein, offer the same taste and texture as the leading meat-based version. Beyond Meat’s vegan rendition contains 50% less saturated fat and is achieved without the use of GMOs, hormones, or cholesterol.

In retailers, Beyond Chicken Tenders will come pre-cooked and packaged in a frozen bag. When you’re ready to eat, all you have to do is heat the tenders up in the oven, microwave, or air fryer for less than 10 minutes and enjoy!

Beyond Chicken Tested at Several Restaurants in the US

Before its retail rollout, Beyond Chicken tested at several restaurants in the US. In 2019 and 2020, Beyond Fried Chicken was introduced at select Kentucky Fried Chicken locations in Georgia, South Carolina, Tennessee, and California. This past summer, Beyond the Original Orange Chicken debuted at test locations in California and New York. Both trials went extremely well, and showed Beyond Meat it was time to bring their chicken to grocery stores.

“Following the success of our plant-based chicken in restaurants, fans were eager to get their hands on a retail product that’s readily accessible and can be cooked at home anytime. We’re thrilled to be answering consumer demand by launching Beyond Chicken Tenders at prominent retailers nationwide, continuing our momentum in the plant-based poultry category,” said Deanna Jurgens, Chief Growth Officer at Beyond Meat.

Stores That Sell Beyond Chicken Tenders

Starting this October, customers can find Beyond Chicken Tenders in the frozen food aisle at select Walmart, Jewel-Osco, Safeway Northern California, Harris Teeter, Giant Foods, and ShopRite stores across the country. Over the next few months, Beyond Meat plans to continue adding the new product to more locations and chains. After the launch, you can check out this store locator for a full list of stores that sell Beyond Chicken Tenders.

Allie Mitchell

@alliemitch

Allie is a writer, musical theatre performer, yoga instructor, and walking vegan restaurant directory. On any given day, you can catch her making tofu scramble, scouring Trader Joe’s for new plant-based products, or watching The Lizzie McGuire Movie! Visit her website at alexandrammitchell.com.

Articles by Allie
Allie Mitchell

More from VegOut

See the article freebirds world burrito adds vegan chorizo to menu

Freebirds World Burrito Adds Vegan Chorizo to Menu

Abbot’s Butcher’s plant-based chorizo and Siete Family Foods’ grain-free tortillas are now available at all Freebirds locations.

Cayla White
Abbot's Butcher
News
See the article starbucks launches ready-to-drink oat milk frappuccinos

Starbucks Launches Ready-to-Drink Oat Milk Frappuccinos

The bottled Frappuccinos are available in two new flavors and will be rolling out at retailers over the course of 2022.

Cayla White
Starbucks
News
See the article the best body lotions for dry winter skin

The Best Body Lotions for Dry Winter Skin

Harsh winter weather calls for luxurious lotions!

Tammie Ortlieb Tammie Ortlieb
Lush
Fashion & Beauty
See the article an interview with afi’s davey havok

An Interview with AFI’s Davey Havok

Lead singer of punk rock band AFI, Davey Havok is no stranger to veganism—having been vegan for over two decades. As part of the straight edge community in the 90s, he was heavily influenced by its members who also abstained from the use of animal products. In 2021, AFI released their new album, Bodies. We chatted with Havok to learn more about his music career and vegan lifestyle.

Maggie Ortlieb Maggie Ortlieb
Davey Havok
Interviews
See the article store-bought vegan super bowl party snacks

Store-Bought Vegan Super Bowl Party Snacks

These plant-based snacks are perfect for your game-day celebration!

Anja Grommons Anja Grommons
StarLite
Food & Drink
See the article panda express is testing two beyond beef dishes in pasadena starting today

Panda Express Is Testing Two Beyond Beef Dishes in Pasadena Starting Today

Panda Express is veganizing more American Chinese classics!

Allie Mitchell Allie Mitchell
Panda Express Beyond Beef
News Los Angeles
See the article plnt burger’s 10th location opens in new york city

PLNT Burger’s 10th Location Opens in New York City

This all-vegan burger spot has expanded to NYC’s Union Square.

Kayla Pasko
PLNT Burger
News New York
See the article la’s pizzanista launches joan jett heart-shaped vegan pizza

LA’s Pizzanista Launches Joan Jett Heart-Shaped Vegan Pizza

LA’s Pizzanista has collaborated with Miyoko’s Creamery and PETA to honor rock legend and animal rights activist Joan Jett with a limited-edition heart-shaped pizza in a Joan Jett-decorated box.

Cayla White
Pizzanista
News Los Angeles
See the article pret a manger launches vegan meatball wrap in us

Pret a Manger Launches Vegan Meatball Wrap in US

The vegan meatball wrap is the first meat alternative option offered by the brand in the US.

Cayla White
Pret a Manger
News
See the article la’s taco vega is permanently closing

LA’s Taco Vega Is Permanently Closing

The popular LA-based vegan restaurant will be closing its doors on Wednesday, January 26 after one year of service.

Cayla White
Taco Vega
News Los Angeles
See the article add this must-try vegan protein powder to your post-workout shake

Add This Must-Try Vegan Protein Powder to Your Post-Workout Shake

We’re starting off 2022 on a fit note with this plant-based protein powder!

Kayla Pasko
TrueFit
Sponsored Food & Drink
See the article mcdonald’s expands mcplant test to 600 us locations

McDonald’s Expands McPlant Test to 600 US Locations

The vegan burger will be available in the San Francisco Bay and Dallas-Fort Worth areas beginning February 14 for a limited time.

Cayla White
McDonald's
News

Newsletter

We’ll keep you updated on new information,
upcoming events, and the best deals in your area.

By signing up you agree to receive emails from VegOut Magazine
and accept our terms of use, privacy policy, and cookie policy.

Subscribe Now

Get the premier vegan food and lifestyle magazine delivered to your door (or inbox!)
Order the magazine!
The Holiday Issue

Navigation

The Holiday Issue

Subscribe Now

Order the magazine!
Close

Filters

Cities

The Most

Writer