Plant Based Foods News

Explosive Growth in Dairy Alternatives Market Expected through 2020, Study Finds

The recently published global forecast for the dairy alternatives industry by the research firm MarketsandMarkets projects strong growth through 2020, furthering evidence of consumer preferences trending toward a plant-based diet. Here we summarize the key findings of the study.

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Plant Based Foods Association Argues Competitive Harm in Brief Filed in Idaho’s “Ag-Gag” Law Challenge

Yesterday the Plant Based Foods Association submitted an amicus (friend of the court) brief to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals requesting it to affirm the U.S District Court’s ruling that Idaho’s “Ag-Gag” statute is unconstitutional. This is the first time that a U.S appellate court will consider the constitutionality of an “Ag-Gag” law. In addition, the Plant Based Foods Association submitted a brief making the novel legal argument that the law places plant-based foods at an unfair economic disadvantage, given the negative effects this law has on consumer access to information and competition in the market place. Read more

Exponential Global Growth of the Meat Substitutes Industry Projected through 2020, Study Finds

The MarketsandMarkets’ recently published study “Meat Substitutes Global Forecast through 2020” projects the exponential global growth of the meat substitutes industry. Here we offer a summary of the findings.

Growth by Region

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Op-ed: Government policies support environmentally harmful meat production

We are excited to publish our first op-ed article in The Hill newspaper! It’s about a new study that found meat substitutes have 10 times less environmental impact than conventional meat, and yet our government policies are not in alignment with the science. You can read the article co-authored by Michele Simon and Elizabeth Kucinich here.

 

U.S. Meat Substitutes Market to Grow, Experts Find

The global research firm MarketsandMarkets recently published its Meat Substitutes Global Forecast through 2020, concluding that the future is bright for the growing industry. We are happy to share this summary of the findings for the US market.

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