December 4, 2017
A rise in the number of consumers who are avoiding eating meat is apparent in many developed markets. Beyond those adopting a strict vegetarian diet, the most noticeable shift in consumer perceptions towards meat lies in the increased adoption of meat–reducing diets such as the rise of flexitarians.
October 31, 2017
  A growing number of consumers around the world are adopting meat-restricted, meat-free or other restrictive diets, and packaged food companies have to adapt to the needs of these consumers in order to stay relevant. Vegan analogues of non-vegan foods have become increasingly creative, innovative and delicious. Watch on YouTube
Euromonitor Research
June 30, 2017
Australian consumers are increasingly conscious about the food they are eating and its impact on their health and wellbeing. As a result, consumers have embraced fresh food, driving overall 2% total volume growth in 2016. Australians are also adopting “flexitarian” lifestyles where they are consciously choosing to have less meat in their diets with “meat […]
August 9, 2016
There is an increase in consumption of plant-based food and beverages among consumers as they are often perceived as more natural, sustainable and healthy. Some consumers, suspicious of antibiotics and hormones, are either reducing or stopping meat consumption altogether. Health, wellness, taste, nutrition, ethical sourcing and sustainability will be the main focus of food and […]
October 14, 2015
Quorn, which was put up for auction, has a new owner. Philippines-based noodle producer Monde Nissin has purchased the booming meat substitute brand for £550 million, pipping rival bidders including Bird’s Eye owner Nomad Foods, chip maker McCain and global dairy giant Danone, to the post. The move surprised many in the industry as meat […]
October 1, 2015
A range of new product launches in meat substitutes offer an alternative for meat-loving German consumers and have the potential to facilitate a long-term change of consumption habits. Both German consumers themselves and other nations have long regarded Germany as a “meat eater” nation with high per capita meat consumption of 66kg. Many Germans continue […]
June 3, 2014
                              In highly developed consumer markets, the drive towards meat reduction, rather than a switch to outright vegetarianism, is already in evidence. This trend, also popularly referred to as “flexitarianism”, is being driven by four key concerns – health and wellness, […]
March 13, 2014
There is no rose-tinting the issue – meat has had a terrible start to the year. There have been warnings from scientific quarters about dementia, diabetes and cancer, and new government guidelines encouraging consumers to curb their red meat intake have come at a time when meat consumption is already tumbling across Western Europe and […]

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