It is marketed in three varieties - Savoury Mince, Bolognese Style and Mexican Chilli.
In 1999 Beanfeast was the focus of protests against its manufacturer, Unilever, when it was found to contain genetically modified (GM) soya. The sales of the product dropped by 50%. After a meeting with Greenpeace in April 1999 , Unilever agreed to remove GM ingredients.
colloq: 1. A party or celebration. lets all go to a beanfeast 2. An annual dinner given by employers to their workers. 3. a feast of beans
Etymology: 19c in sense 2: beans were perhaps considered the staple dish for such occasions.
» CloudRaker Beanfeast in 2001, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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