MEDICAL NEWS TODAY: Plant-Based Eating to Lower Diabetes Risk

A new Harvard study has furthered the research linking plant-based eating to a lower risk of type 2 diabetes. Check out the full recap from Medical News Today here: One of the main risk factors for type 2 diabetes — the most common form of diabetes — is diet. However, this is a modifiable entity,…

BUSINESS INSIDER: Plant-Based Meat to Be Worth $85 Billion by 2030

Plant-based meat, dairy and other animal product alternatives are continuing to pick up momentum. This new research by UBS predicts the plant-based meat market to reach $85 billion by 2030, while the plant-based dairy category shows growth potential to nearly $40 billion by just 2025. Read the entire report here on Business Insider: The plant-based…

Cell Based Tech and the Rapidly Growing Plant Based Food Industry

Although tried and true vegan staples like tofu stir fry, lentils and falafel have served plant based eaters well over the years, the options and palates for new age plant based eaters are transforming. The concept of plant based foods with animal based textures and flavors is becoming a phenomenon. It turns out, consumers desire…

NPR: Make Meat Eaters’ Mouths Water with Plants

We all know that there are people out there who simply won’t eat something because it’s labeled as “vegan” or “vegetarian”. So how then do we get people averse to these labels to try new foods that just happen to be plant-based. The answer is simple, just make the foods delicious without advertising the fact…

CNN: Go Plant-Based to Save the Planet!

Changing our way of eating is the best opportunity we have to save this beautiful home of ours, and finally the mainstream media is catching on. This article from CNN sites the science behind why animal product consumtion is so harmful to the environment and even offers a 3-day “Flexitarian Jumpstart” for anyone looking to…

THE ECONOMIST: Plant-Based Protein and America’s Food Supply

The Economist reports on the impact that shifting to plant-based protein could have on the American food supply. The full story also includes a graphic showing the opportunity costs of animal versus plant protein sources. Alon Shepon of the Weizmann Institute and colleagues have looked at this in terms of opportunity costs. Choosing to make…

FOX NEWS: One Third of Americans Identify as Flexitarians

This new study demonstrates the continuing trend towards more plant-based consumption throughout the United States. Fox News reports: The study, conducted by OnePoll in conjunction with So Delicious Dairy Free, examined the eating habits of 2,000 Americans, and found that nearly three in five (59 percent) eat plant-based meals at least once a day. The research, launched ahead of World…

FOODABLE: Plant-Based is a Cultural Shift

This video from Foodable TV highlights the increasing plant-based shift in both the retail and food service space.  Nearly 50% of food influencers are actively seeking more plant-based options. Major retailers are asking their suppliers for more plant-based products for their shelves and restaurants that have added vegan options to menus have seen an increase…

ONE GREEN PLANET: Plant-Based Product Claims Jump 62% over 4 years!

One Green Planet shares new market research demonstrating enormous growth of plant-based claims on packaged goods.  According to a report by Innova Market Insights, plant-based products and ingredients are becoming more and more popular. This is more than likely due to the fact that consumers are growing increasingly more interested in sustainability, their overall health, and…