Increasing Consumer’s Focus on Environmental sustainability and Animal Welfare Drives Growth of Meat Substitute Market

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Global Meat Substitute Market 2019-2024, provides pin-point analysis for changing competitive dynamics.The report covers market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. It also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Pune, India – June 25, 2019

Meticulous Research® in its latest publication on research report titled “Meat Substitute Market by Source (Plant (Soy, Wheat, Mycoprotein), Insect (Crickets, Mealworms)), Product (Plant Based (Tofu, Tempeh, TVP), Insect Based (Whole Insects, Insect Powder)), Category (Frozen, Refrigerated, Shelf Stable) – Global Forecast to 2024″

The factors such as rising consumer preference towards vegetarian or vegan diet across the globe, rising health concerns with consumption of meat products, and various health benefits are driving the growth of global meat substitutes market.

On the basis of source, plant sourced meat substitutes commanded the largest share of meat substitute market in 2017 due growing health & wellness trend, advances in manufacturing technology, and increased preference for vegetarian and vegan foods. However, insect sourced meat substitute is expected to witness rapid growth during the forecast period. The rapid growth of this market is mainly attributed to the low risk of transmitting zoonotic diseases and high nutritional value of insects.

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On the basis of category, the frozen meat substitute accounted for the largest share of meat substitutes market in 2018. Frozen meat substitutes help to maintain the nutritional value of food products and retain the flavor and texture. Also, the frozen meat substitutes are gaining popularity due to changes in purchasing patterns coupled with fast lifestyles and the shift from traditional food to convenience food, from small grocery shops to supermarkets, especially in emerging economies such as India, China, and Brazil.

Geographically, North America commanded the largest share of the global meat substitute market in 2017, followed by Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa. However, Asia Pacific market is expected to witness rapid growth during the forecast period. The rapid growth of this region is mainly attributed to increasing protein rich diet awareness, increasing health consciousness, booming food & beverages industry, growing economy, rapid urbanization, and large base of vegetarian population.

The key players operating in the global meat substitute market are Archer Daniels Midland Company, Dupont, The Nisshin Oillio Group, Sonic Biochem Limited, MGP Ingredients, Garden Protein International, Beyond Meat, Amy’s Kitchen, Quorn Foods, Morningstar Farms, Meatless, Vbites, Kreca Ento-Food BV, Entomo Farms, All Things Bugs, LLC, and Bitty Foods.

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Key Topics Covered in This Report:
1 Introduction to Meat Substitute Market
1.1 Market definition
1.2 Scope of study
1.3 Global Meat Substitute Market Ecosystem
1.3.1 Meat Substitute Market, By Source
1.3.2 Meat Substitute Market, By Product
1.3.3 Meat Substitute Market, By Category
1.4 Research Methodology
1.4.1 Secondary Research
1.4.2 Primary Research
1.4.3 Market Analytics
1.4.4 Assumptions
1.4.5 Limitations

2 Executive Summary

3 Market Insights
3.1 Drivers
3.1.1 Urbanization, population growth, and a rising middle class lead to greater meat consumption
3.1.2 Increasing options for vegetarians and vegans
3.1.3 Rising tide of challenges for industrial meat industry
3.1.4 Enticing meat eaters to consume environmentally-friendly meat without compromising on taste
3.1.5 Others
3.2 Restraints
3.2.1 Ill effects of consuming meat substitutes
3.2.2 Wide availability of meat products
3.3 Opportunities
3.3.1 Growth potential in emerging economies
3.4 Challenges
3.4.1 High cost of cultured meat
3.4.2 Genetically modified plant sources
3.5 Future Potential
3.5.1 Cultured Meat
3.5.1 Cultured Meat Market Analysis, by Sources
3.5.2 Trends Advances in agriculture technology and synthetic biology are enabling high-tech meatless products
3.5.3 Investment by leading giants
3.6 Meat Substitute Market Share Analysis
3.7 Regulatory Analysis

4 Global Meat Substitute Market, By Source
4.1 Plant Sourced
4.1.1 Soy
4.1.2 Wheat
4.1.3 Pea
4.1.4 Mycoprotein
4.1.5 Others
4.2 Insect Sourced
4.2.1 Crickets
4.2.2 Mealworms
4.2.3 Others

5 Global Meat Substitute Market, By Product
5.1 Plant Based Products
5.1.1 Tofu
5.1.2 Tempeh
5.1.3 TVP
5.1.4 Seitan
5.1.5 Quorn
5.1.6 Others
5.2 Insect Based Products
5.2.1 Whole Insects
5.2.2 Insect Powder
5.2.3 Others

6 Global Meat Substitute Market, By Category
6.1 Frozen
6.2 Refrigerated
6.3 Shelf Stable

7 Global Meat Substitute Market, By Region
7.1 North America
7.1.1 U.S.
7.1.2 Canada
7.2 Europe
7.2.1 UK
7.2.2 Germany
7.2.3 France
7.2.4 Italy
7.2.5 Spain
7.2.6 Rest of Europe
7.3 Asia-Pacific
7.3.1 China
7.3.2 India
7.3.3 Japan
7.3.4 Rest of Asia-Pacific
7.4 Rest of World
7.4.1 Latin America Brazil Mexico Argentina Rest of Latin America
7.4.2 The Middle East and Africa

8 Global Meat Substitutes Market-Competitive Landscape
8.1 Acquisitions
8.2 Expansions
8.3 New Product Launches and Upgradation
8.4 Agreements and Partnerships

9 Company Profiles
9.1 Archer Daniels Midland Company
9.2 Dupont
9.3 The Nisshin Oillio Group
9.4 Sonic Biochem Limited
9.5 MGP Ingredients
9.6 Garden Protein International
9.7 Beyond Meat
9.8 Amy’s Kitchen
9.9 Quorn Foods
9.10 Morningstar Farms
9.11 Meatless
9.12 Vbites
9.13 Kreca Ento-Food BV
9.14 Entomo Farms
9.15 All Things Bugs, LLC
9.16 Bitty Foods

10 Appendix
10.1 Questionnaire

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