Mintel: More Than Half Of All Meat-Free New Products Carry A Vegan Claim

As November kicks off World Vegan Month, latest research from Mintel reveals a surge in vegan claims in the UK meat-free foods market. According to Mintel research, the share of meat-free new products carrying a vegan/no animal ingredients claim nearly doubled between 2014 to 2017.   This growing profile of…

Plant-Based Foods Gaining Global Currency

Demand for vegan and Plant-Based Foods Gaining Global Currency, with product innovations and distribution driving market growth. Although most innovations are occurring in Europe and the US, Ecovia Intelligence anticipates future growth in the Asian and Latin American markets. At the recent Sustainable Foods Summit in Singapore, it was shown…

Roquette Acquires An Extrusion Unit From Texpall In The Netherlands

Roquette Acquires An Extrusion Unit From Texpall In The Netherlands, a global leader in plant-based ingredients for Food, Nutrition and Health markets and a pioneer in new vegetal proteins, has announced the acquisition of a facility specialised in the extrusion of plant-based proteins. With this acquisition, the group wants to…

Nearly Half Of Young Germans Want More Vegan And Vegetarian Sweets

Three out of 10 (28 percent) German consumers would like to see a wider variety of clearly labelled vegetarian and vegan confectionery, according to new research from Mintel. This number rises significantly to 46 percent of consumers aged 25 to 34. Speaking at ProSweets Cologne 2018, Marcia Mogelonsky, Director of…

Study Plant-Based Vegetarian Diet Associated With Lower Cholesterol

Study: Plant-Based Vegetarian Diet Associated With Lower Cholesterol, especially vegan diets, are associated with lower levels of total cholesterol as compared to omnivorous diets, according to a meta-analysis study published in the journal Nutrition Reviews. The study’s authors—Dr Yoko Yokoyama, Dr Susan Levin, and Dr Neal Barnard—reviewed 30 observational studies…
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