Plant-based burgers growth driven by meat eaters and access

Plant-based burger orders at quick service restaurants received a boost in sales reaching 228 million servings according to the NPD Group. Food Business News reports the growth is connected to the availability of plant-based burgers at quick service (fast food) restaurants rather than the growth of veggie burgers over beef burgers. Via MarketWatch: While vegetarians […]

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Organic food sales have slowed down in the U.S., research suggests

New research suggests that despite expected production increases, sales growth has not matched produce production according to Rabobank. Factors that contributes to slowed sales are lower prices and availability of popular organic items in stores. Food Dive reports that produce items like berries, carrots, apples, tomatoes, lettuce and packaged salads dropped by 0.4% from 2016 […]

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5 Companies joining the plant-based meat trend

Alternative meat is a new trend that is here to stay, and other companies want in on the consumer market that Impossible Foods and Beyond Burger are dominating. Many companies are in luck due to shortages at major restaurants according to Supermarket News and this means alternatives are on the way. Here’s five food companies […]

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Beyond Bacon? Beyond Burger developers taking on bacon-flavored snacks

Food Business News conducted an interview with Dave Anderson, former lead product developer at Beyond Meat and co-founder Outstanding Foods, Inc. with entrepreneur Bill Glaser. Via Food Business News: Food Business News: What’s the story behind your flagship product, PigOut Chips? Bill Glaser: We didn’t want to incrementally compete and come out with another burger […]

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