Plant-Based Meat

Compared to adults, much less is known about children’s willingness to substitute conventional meat products with plant-based alternatives. GettyImages/Nils Hendrik Mueller

Are children hungry for plant-based meat?

By Flora Southey

What do kids think about plant-based meat alternatives? Is a meat-free diet even suitable for children? As a growing number of studies seek to answer these questions, FoodNavigator brings you the findings.

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The LIVEKINDLY co. acquires Swedish plant-based meat brand, Oumph!

By Mary Ellen Shoup

The LIVEKINDLY co., which launched in March with the ambition of becoming one of the largest plant-based food companies, has acquired Swedish plant-based meat brand, Oumph!, known for its soy-based burgers, strips, and pulled meat products.

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Cutting meat consumption may cause ‘serious harm’, academics warn

By Oliver Morrison

There is a lack of robust evidence to confirm link between meat eating as part of a healthy diet and the development of Western diseases, according to a paper that contends there are a wide range of benefits delivered by meat that are not always easily...

Zak Weston: 'All the research suggests it’s best to integrate plant-based items on the main menu, and promote them as enticing and delicious, not something that represents a sacrifice..' (Picture: White Castle)

'People will start to see plants as filling and delicious, providing protein and satiety...'

Is the plant-based trend gaining traction in restaurants? The GFI unveils its annual scorecard

By Elaine Watson

High-profile launches notwithstanding (the Impossible Slider is now at White Castle and the Beyond Burger is at TGI Fridays) 45 out of the top 100 restaurant chains in the US still don’t offer a plant-based entrée, according to the Good Food Institute’s...

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