Pound for pound, plant based meat alternatives such as the Beyond Burger compared to US beef production yields 90% less greenhouse gas emissions and takes almost half the energy to produce.
A statistic from Fast Company suggested that if Americans switched from beef to plant-based alternatives, it would be the equivalent of removing up to 12 million cars from the country per year.
Taste is incredibly subjective. Even so, there have been several blind taste tests by different organizations including the New York Times who give plant based meat high ratings.
Blind Taste Test: https://youtu.be/HnX80LL0cYY
When it comes to taste, that is something you’ll have to decide for yourself. So grab a couple of plant-based options and see if you can tell the difference.