By Laura Brehaut.
Leonardo DiCaprio has joined the likes of Bill Gates and Twitter co-founders Biz Stone and Evan Williams in becoming an “official investor and advocate” of California-based startup Beyond Meat.
The Beyond Burger – the plant-based patty that cooks and looks like meat – has expanded rapidly since it was launched last year. It’s now available in the meat aisle at more than 3,000 grocery stores across the U.S.
“Livestock production is a major contributor to carbon emissions. Shifting from animal meat to the plant-based meats developed by Beyond Meat is one of the most powerful measures someone can take to reduce their impact on our climate,” DiCaprio said in a statement.
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