Whether to improve health, the environment, or the economy, movements aimed to reduce meat intake, such as Meatless Monday and flexitarianism
are gaining traction.
Quorn Foods CEO Kevin Brennan said: "Around the world we are seeing a significant increase in meatreduction diets, including both flexitarianism
A growing number of people are eating less meat and turning towards veganism, vegetarianism or flexitarianism
(when meat's occasionally eaten).
The food trend to look forward to in 2018 is flexitarianism
There are challenges in the UK and other mature markets - competition from low-cost and artificial proteins, growing flexitarianism
and people having less time to cook evening meals," he said.
Functional solutions exist for a vegetarian kebab with the rise of flexitarianism
Much like veganism and flexitarianism
or going low-carb or dairy free, avoiding gluten has become a true lifestyle choice for many Americans," says David Sprinkle, research director at Packaged Facts.
As a father with children who have experimented with vegetarianism, flexitarianism
and now veganism, my reaction has changed from irritation, to ambivalence and now interest.
Researchers working in a variety of fields around the world address water and climate impacts, including increased greenhouse gas emissions, climate change, water quality, and environmental concerns and the mainstreaming of veganism; diet and well-being, with discussion of how meat fits into recommended dietary guidelines, red meat and chronic disease risk, antibiotic use in meat, and China's growing meat demands; and societal and political aspects, such as flexitarianism
, the meat industry and taxpayer dollars, and the use of marketing to perpetuate meat myths and reinforce demand.
, being that segment of the populace that consciously attempts to reduce its consumption of meat and meat products, looks forward to the adoption of a healthier lifestyle.
veggie Thursdays, and flexitarianism
(part meat, part vegetarian) have become common concepts, all of which are opening up opportunities for plant-based protein-rich foods.
We expect meatfree eating and flexitarianism
to soon be a mega trend.