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The growing popularity of vegan food shows no sign of slowing down, with financial firms predicting large growth ahead for the sector.
Beyond Meat has signed agreements with some of the biggest players in the fast-food industry as vegan options become more commonplace on the world’s favourite menus.
McDonalds say its plant-based burger is ready for markets "whenever they're ready", while Pizza Hut will offer plant-based pizza toppings across the US and in select locations in the UK.
In a letter to Government, 21 of the UK’s major food companies are calling for more stringent regulation to ban imports of food produced from deforestation, reports BBC News.
McDonald’s has expanded its sustainability efforts with the launch of its new initiative ‘Better M’. New Food spoke to Keith Kenny, Vice President of Sustainability at McDonald’s, about the launch and the different elements that the project encompasses.
The vegan cheese market is expected to continue its steady growth given the unabating trend of veganism fuelled by consumer awareness of its associated health benefits and animal welfare concerns.