A recent study of 2,000 adults revealed a vast generational difference on the view of vegan, vegetarian, and flexitarian lifestyles. The research, conducted by Wellwoman Vegan and carried out via OnePoll, found millennial Brits are far more likely to embrace a flexitarian diet or follow a vegan or vegetarian lifestyle, but nearly 50% of those over 51 don’t believe that vegan diet will have a positive effect on their health.
According to a report released today by GlobalData, 42% of UK vegans converted to veganism in 2018, with most vegetarians (four fifths) having been vegetarian for far longer. It cites a wider variety of vegan options and better prices amongst reasons for the surge in conversions to veganism in the last twelve months.
A new report from Garner Insights, The Plant Proteins Market – Region Wise Market Share and Revenue 2018-2025, investigates and examines the fundamental elements of the market for plant proteins.
According to a new study published in the journal Nature, plant-based diets, improved agricultural practices and less food waste are needed to reduce the food system’s negative environmental impact. The study’s lead author told Deutsche Welle that there is “little chance of staying within environmental boundaries” if no action is taken.
According to the latest research by Mintel, the share of meat-free products carrying a vegan/no animal ingredients claim nearly doubled between 2014 and 2017. The research shows that the share of vegan/no animal ingredients products in the meat-free foods market almost doubled between 2014 and 2017.
A new piece of research, conducted by OnePoll, found that when examining the habits of 2,000 Americans, one in three consumers in the US now considers themselves a flexitarian, and say that they consume plant-based meals at least once a day, amounting to on average four plant-based meals every week.
Beyond Meat has recently published a Life Cycle Assessment report comparing the environmental impact of the vegan Beyond Burger with its beef counterpart. A team of researchers from the Center for Sustainable Resources at the University of Michigan found that the Beyond Burger has a significantly lower environmental impact than a traditional beef burger.