Alternative Proteins

Measure how well the alternative proteins category is aligning with consumers’ contemporary ideas of health and taste.

Alternative Proteins

Protein alternatives have multiplied on menus across the foodservice industry. Uncover how operators are innovating with alternative proteins, as well as operator preferences for formats and ingredients with the Alternative Proteins Multi Client Study.

Study findings will include actionable alternative protein insights on consumer consumption, preferred types, importance of brands in the category, and current and future demand. You’ll also receive insights on market sizing by format and segment.

Questions you can answer:

  • What are operator preferences, attitudes and usage trends for alternative protein product types and ingredients?
  • What is the size of the alternative proteins market, including five-year historical and forecasted growth?
  • How are operators innovating with alternative proteins on menus and in LTOs?
  • What are consumer-preferred types of alternative proteins by format and ingredients?
  • What are operator challenges and barriers to serving alternative proteins?


Breakfast meat substitutes
Breaded nuggets
Burger patties
“Chicken” patties
Cheese alternatives
Dairy milk alternatives
Seafood alternatives
Sliced deli meat substitutes
Veggie crumbles
Veggie dogs

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