Beyond Meat is giving away free food at Carl's Jr and Del Taco to celebrate its explosive IPO — here's how to get it

Facebook/Carl’s JrCarl’s Jr’s Beyond Famous Star with cheese.

To celebrate its stock-market debut this week, Beyond Meat is giving out free food at several US fast-food chains on Friday. This includes Carl’s Jr, Del Taco, and Bareburger, which sell its meat-free products.

The rules are different at each chain. At Carl’s Jr’s, for example, customers will need to purchase a drink and wish Beyond Meat a happy birthday – the company is now 10 – to be eligible for its free meatless burger.

Beyond Meat is also offering $US3 off its products sold at certain stores.


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It’s been a big week for this increasingly well-known meat-substitute company, which went public on Thursday in an explosive IPO, after which it saw its stock soar by as much as 163%.

Beyond Meat issued 9.63 million shares, up from its initial target of 8.75 million shares, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. That offering raised nearly $US241 million.

Here are the full details of the deals:

1. Carl’s Jr.: Beyond Famous Star with cheese – available at all locations nationwide from 6 a.m. until close on Friday, May 3. Customers need to purchase a medium or large drink and wish Beyond Meat a happy birthday at the register.

2. Del Taco: Beyond Taco or Beyond Avocado Taco – available nationwide throughout Friday, May 3. The taco comes free with any purchase on the Del Taco app.

3. Bareburger: Beyond Burger – available free at all locations nationwide between 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, May 3. The burger can be redeemed when you purchase a side and a drink, and you’ll need to download the app on your phone.

4. Veggie Grill: VG Beyond Burger – available at all of its West Coast and Chicago locations between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. on Friday. To be eligible, customers need to be VG rewards app members and purchase a fountain drink.

5. Epic Burger: Beyond Burger – Chicago-based Epic Burger will be offering free burgers at Chicago stores between 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Friday. Customers only need to purchase a side and a drink to be eligible for the deal.

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