Tag: Vegetarian

Tips for Capitalizing on Plant-Based Products

Lead with Delicious and Prepare for Scrutiny Robyn Carter, CEO of Jump Rope Innovation “I think the most important thing for CPG companies to consider when they’re innovating around plant-based options is that it’s critical ...

Projecting the Plant-Based Future

Plant-based meats are about to become much more mainstream – Christina Russo is convinced of it. As alt-meats have found their way onto the menus of fast-food chains like Burger King, McDonald’s and KFC, plant-based ...

FI Small Bites: The Rise of Aquafaba

What consumers once thought of as trash might be the newest treasure in the food world. It’s called Aquafaba, and it’s a legume-based ingredient with the potential to become a global phenomenon.

Veganuary 2022 Coincides with Growing Flexitarian Trend

Editor’s note: The Food Institute has a new Plant-Based Insider newsletter, coming in February! To sign up, click here.  The excesses of the holiday season behind them, many Americans resolve to eat healthier. Why not …

What’s Driving Beyond Meat’s Slide?

What’s going on at Beyond Meat? A week ago, the company’s stock price fell 12% after it warned that third-quarter revenue should come in at $106 million—far lower than its prior outlook and the nearly …

Report: Plant-based Menu Items Skyrocketing at U.S. Restaurants

With what seems like a new plant-based development each week, it’s no surprise that meat alternatives are now a $14 billion market, according to Tastewise’s new Q3 Market Report: Alternative Proteins. The Food Institute reviewed …

‘Fishless’ Fish: The Next Big Thing in Vegan Food Industry

Plant-based meat alternatives have a longer history than some might realize. And, they have proven to be effective in replacing meat products without compromising quality and nutritional value. Plant-based fish has been gaining traction as …

Once a Fringe Movement, Veganism Goes Mainstream

A vegan diet is essentially the strictest form of vegetarianism. That is, in addition to avoiding animal flesh, vegans also cut out dairy, eggs and animal-derived ingredients, such as gelatin whey and casein. And as …

Plant-Based Protein Momentum Not Slowing Down

While plant-based protein still makes up a small portion of the overall protein market, the segment has been gaining significant traction. The plant-based proteins market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 9.5% through …

Plant-Based Continues into Mainstream

CPG companies have been expanding their plant-based offerings to compete with brands such as Impossible Foods and Beyond Meat. The Kellogg Co. partnered with Walt Disney Co. to launch Mickey-Mouse shaped Incogmeato chick’n nuggets, reported MarketWatch (Sept. …