Plant-Based Meat Growth in Food Service


Market & Trends

PBFA’s ‘State of Food Service’ Report Finds 62% Growth of Plant-Based Food in US Restaurants

The Plant Based Foods Association (PBFA) and Datassential have released a new report, The State of Plant-Based in Food Service, which demontrates the “explosive” growth of plant-based foods on US restaurant menus.  Among many key highlights, the report found plant-based alternatives have increased by 62% in the last 10 years, with nearly half, or 48%, of US restaurants now offering plant-based food options. In addition, more food service operators plan to increase their plant-based meat options in 2023, while 60% believe that plant-based alternatives are a long-term trend.  According to PBFA, the new report serves as a baseline for understanding how plant-based foods are performing across food service menus to help inform future growth. Major findings are presented here: Macro trends Plant-based foods can now …