How Food Manufacturers are Embracing Plant-Based Meats

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Why should food manufacturers implement plant-based meats into their product line? Consumers have become more health conscious and the demand for plant-based meats is on the rise. Sustainability is also top of mind for consumers and plant-based meats have a positive impact on the environment. Read more

What are the greatest barriers to the uptake of insect protein?

The greatest barrier to the uptake of insect protein is that consumers are simply unaware of the numerous benefits of insect proteins, with 38% of global consumers saying they are not familiar with the ingredient Read more

Datassential: Plant-based only works if its crave-worthy

Plant-based is a hot trend in food marketing right now, but how is it playing out in foodservice, which ingredients are trending on menus, and what marketing resonates the best with diners? Read more

France bans use of meaty names for veggie food

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France looks set to prohibit meat terms from being used to describe plant-based foods, with MPs backing a proposal to ban producers of meat substitutes from using phrases like “steak” or “sausage” to describe meat-free products. Read more

Plant-based’ plays way better than ‘vegan’ with most consumers, says Mattson

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On the face of it, the terms ‘vegan’ and ‘plant-based’ might appear to be interchangeable (they both involve avoiding animal products), but consumers do not view them in the same way, reveals new research from food development specialist Mattson. Read more