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Vegan restaurants convince consumers that the vegan trend is here to stay! • The Raw Food World News

By Lynn Griffith | August 24, 2015 In the United States alone, 7.3 million people follow a vegetarian diet, 1 million are vegan, and 22.8 million people largely follow a vegetarian-inclined diet.  As research continues to amass proof of the numerous health benefits that come from giving up at least some, if not all, meat, the plant-based diet continues to grow in popularity. (1) Never before in history has there been a better time to make the switch to a vegetarian lifestyle.  companies such …

Flexitarian trend prompts growth in vegetarian products :: Industry News :: FoodProcessing

By FoodProcessing Staff | May 18, 2015 Previously viewed as tempeh-loving fringe dwellers, vegetarians are now far more widely accepted – so much so that as many as 26% of consumers now consider themselves to be ‘flexitarians’ (those who prefer a more plant-based diet but still eat meat occasionally), according to a Nutrition Business Journal survey. Food companies are now responding to the growing demand for vegetarian food offerings by releasing a greater variety of prepared …

Other views: Know how that chicken got to your table?

… their own versions mandating more humane housing. In a boost to better treatment, Burger King and other major players in the food service industry have committed to switching entirely to eggs laid by “cage-free” hens. Consumers could inspire action to help chickens raised for meat, particularly in Congress, which could put chickens under the wing, so to speak, of the Humane Methods of Slaughter Act. When the public speaks with its dollars, companies listen and producers change their ways. …

Cruelty-free luxury is not an oxymoron

… degree in industrial design, Agrawal said she had an “aha moment” when she interned for a handbag company. “I realized I’d found my calling,” said Agrawal, who would go on to pursue an advanced design degree at the Pratt Institute. When she first started out, very few companies were producing high-end, non-leather handbags. “There was a very large gap between the very inexpensive products and the ‘not for everyone’ products,” Agrawal said. These days, as it turns out, people …

20 years of Tofurky: Why people eat fake meat | FOX31 Denver

… Tibbott noticed that sales seemed to slow around Thanksgiving and Christmas “as people lost their vegetarian ways and guiltily ate traditional fare like turkey,” he said. Aside from tofu, which was primarily only sold in Asian markets, the only commercially available meat alternatives were made by Seventh Day Adventist companies, and many of these products were canned. “I subsisted on a diet of homemade items like pressure-cooked soybeans and tortillas, soy grit burgers, bread and …

When in India, MNCs serve as Indians do

MNCs in this segment innovate swiftly on fare, on learning their business models which work elsewhere won’t do here Multinational companies, by and large, have similar products across markets. However, international fast-food chains have had to change this business model completely, to adapt to Indian preferences.For instance, Pizza Hut, known globally for its pizzas, is counting on rice and vegetarian dishes to grow revenue in India. Items such as vegetable biryani and rice bowls, …

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