Alternative Proteins

Today’s contemporary idea of health is shifting, making it a high priority for consumers when deciding where to dine out. While proteins have long been considered a key component of a healthy diet, attitudes toward many traditional center of the plate options are evolving, causing consumers to seek new sources of proteins.

Explore the growing presence of alternative proteins in the away from home marketplace with Technomic’s 2018 Alternative Proteins Multi Client Study. Findings from this study will provide an outlook on where the market is headed and will identify opportunities and challenges for foodservice suppliers whose categories are impacted by the trend.

Use this study to:

  • Measure the current and forecasted size of the total alternative protein market by format and segment.
  • Understand alternative protein consumption frequency, preferences and occasion dynamics for different user groups.
  • Evaluate operator awareness of and preferred types of alternative proteins for use on the menu.
  • Uncover menu trends and developments featuring alternative proteins over the past several years.

Alternative Proteins Scope, all formats:

Black Bean

Restaurant Scope

Fast Food
Fast Casual
Casual Dining
Family Style
Fine Dining

Beyond Restaurant Scope

Business & Industry
College & University
Convenience Stores

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