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Shoe Industry: Vegan Shoes on the Upswing

Footwear made of purely vegan materials is now in great demand – more and more manufacturers are becoming aware of this new trend and are launching their own collections and designs onto the market. Currently, there is a whole range of high-quality substitutes which are comparable to conventional materials and have similar, if not better, properties. The market for vegan shoes has experienced rapid growth in recent months.



Veganism Drives Growth of European Pea Protein Market

Pea protein, largely made from yellow peas grown in Europe and North America, has recently emerged as a sustainable alternative to animal protein. The market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.8% between 2018 and 2023. This increase is at least partially due to veganism.



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Food Industry Report 2018: Vegetable Popularity Grows

In her new book, renowned food expert Hanni Rützler analyses and reflects on the most important food industry trends. She says, “Plants have gained a new starring role on our plates”. This refers to the continuing dietary trend of not consuming meat and switching to plant-based alternatives instead.