The 2019 Nourish Trend Report, our third annual look at the forces shaping the food and beverage industries, came out just last month. The common threads among the trends we covered are shifts; shifts in behaviours, perceptions, and demographics.
Each month, we’re going to take a closer look at one particular trend and see how and why it’s impacting the food and beverage industry. We’ll examine consumer angles, plus producer and supplier perspectives.
For January, we’re focusing on the Shift From the Rise of Plant-based Products to the Rise of the Conscious Carnivore and Ethical Protein. Unlike fads that burn bright and burn out in the blink of an eye, plant-based eating is an established and evolving trend. In fact, one of the disruptive trends we called out in our 2018 edition was the mainstreaming of plant-based products.
Are we at a pivotal point in dietary history? Are consumers ready to ditch the divisive labels associated with plant-based diets? What are the major players in the industry doing to stay relevant and profitable?
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