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Demand for plant-based protein rising amid COVID-19 pandemic

Consumer habits are changing due to the ongoing pandemic. Besides cleaning out toilet paper aisles and going organic, more and more people are opting for plant-based meat substitutes. In fact, the demand for plant-based sources of protein has seen a resurgence across multiple countries since the beginning of the pandemic, according to recent reports from Reuters. Food suppliers speculate that this sudden boom in demand for plant protein might be due to health concerns regarding the potential dangers of meat consumption amid the pandemic. But healthcare professionals speculate that there might be more to the resurgence of plant protein than health concerns about meat. Read more...



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