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The biggest meat processor in the US is investing in a startup that makes fake meat

Tyson Foods, the biggest meat processor in the US, is throwing its support behind a company that aims to make veggie burgers indistinguishable from real beef. The parent company behind Jimmy Dean, Hillshire Farm, and Ball Park Franks announced Monday it's investing an undisclosed amount for a 5% stake in Beyond Meat as part of an effort to take plant-based "meat" mainstream, the New York Times reports, Until recently, veggie burgers resembled pan-fried Frisbees more closely than beef.
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