U.S. Consumers’ Top Plant-Based Choices at Home Are Dairy Alternatives, and from Restaurants, It’s Meat Analogues

November 23, 2020 NPD Group

When it comes to eating plant-based foods, consumers are definite in which types of these foods they want to eat at home and which they want to eat from a restaurant or foodservice outlet, finds The NPD Group.

McDonald’s Confirms Creation of McPlant Plant-Based Burger, New Crispy Chicken Sandwich Will Debut in 2021

November 20, 2020 Kelly Tyko, USA TODAY

The global fast-food giant shared exclusively with USA TODAY Monday that it has developed a new plant-based platform dubbed McPlant with tests of the burger expected in some markets around the world next year.

Moocho Debuts New Dairy-Free Cheese Shreds

November 18, 2020 Moocho

Moocho, a plant-based dairy brand leveling up dairy-free comfort foods, announced today the launch of its new dairy-free cheese Shreds. The dairy-free Shreds, in flavors including Cheddar, Mozzarella and Fiesta Blend, are crafted with simple, modern ingredients, and apply fermented cultures and aging used in traditional cheese-making techniques to level up comfort food favorites.

With Beyond Meat Partnership, Pizza Hut is the First Major Pizza Chain to Launch Plant-Based Toppings Nationwide

November 13, 2020 Alicia Kelso, Forbes

Plant-based meat made some more headlines Monday when McDonald’s MCD 0.0% acknowledged the development of its proprietary meatless platform, called simply McPlant. The creation presents an intriguing storyline in the burger space as it will undoubtedly compete with Burger King’s successful Impossible Whopper.

23% of U.S. Consumers Eat Plant-Based Meats as Products Move from Niche to Norm

November 10, 2020 Packaged Facts

Nearly one-fourth of U.S. consumers report eating plant-based meat, poultry, or seafood products, revealing that plant-based products are going mainstream and are no longer niche, according to market research firm Packaged Facts in the new study Meat, Poultry & Seafood Alternatives: Outlook for Plant-Based & Cultured Cell-Based Consumer Products.