German supplier Hydrosol's vegan emulsifier-stabiliser combo helps plant-based proteins match the juiciness and firmness of meat. "We're ready to cater for the next generation of meat alternatives," its head of product development...
Heightened health concerns over the consumption of meat as well as increased environmental awareness are likely to fuel the growth of the global meat substitutes market to over $4 billion (€3.57 billion) by next year, according to market analysts.
While just 7% of Americans identify themselves as vegetarian, more than a third of shoppers (36%) buy meat alternatives, suggesting the category is appealing to a far broader demographic, according to a consumer survey conducted by Mintel.
Quinoa, dubbed the mother of all grains, is starting to put in an
appearance as a meat analogue in vegetarian foods, with Israeli
company Soglowek launching quinoa-based patties to the
In a move that reflects the growing popularity in the UK towards
the consumption of a vegetarian diet, the Food and Drink Federation
(FDF) has launched a new voice for the £500 million (€786m)
vegetarian food and drink industry -...