Alternative Proteins

The market for alternative proteins has seen rapid evolution over the last year. Major restaurant chains have tested and launched alternative protein innovation, existing alternative protein brands have expanded their production capabilities and capacity, and a variety of new players have entered the space.

Measure how well the category is aligning with consumers’ contemporary ideas of health and taste with the 2020 Alternative Proteins Multi Client Study. By purchasing this research, you’ll receive an in-depth analysis of the current and forecasted market size, as well as insight on key consumer and operator trends.

Questions you can answer

  • How are alternative proteins viewed by consumers in comparison to traditional proteins?
  • Do consumers’ consumption of alternative proteins change at home vs. away from home?
  • What are the current menu trends related to alternative proteins?
  • How heavily do operators place importance on brand names in the category?
  • What criteria do operators use when selecting which alternative proteins to offer on their menu?
  • How do all metrics compare against data from our 2018 study?

Alternative Protein Format Scope

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

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