Shares of Beyond Meat Inc. /zigman2/quotes/211617595/composite BYND -1.42% rallied 2.2% in midday trading Thursday, after the plant-based meat company said it's Beyond Meatballs will be sold nationwide in select Costco Wholesale Corp. /zigman2/quotes/201191698/composite COST -1.66% stores this week. The Beyond Meatballs will be available for a suggested retail price of $9.99 for a package of 24 meatballs. The Beyond Meatballs are made from plant-based ingredients, with no GMOs, soy or gluten. Beyond Meat's Beyond Burger had entered Costco stores in late 2019. The stock has soared 87.3% year to date, while the S&P 500 /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.83% has gained 13.9%.
This replaces an earlier item that incorrectly reported when Beyond Meatballs had first entered Costco stores.