According to the Plant Based Foods Association, U.S. retail sales of plant-based foods grew 11.4% from 2018 to 2019, bringing the total U.S. plant-based market value to $5 billion.
Such impressive numbers are only possible because of the explosion of delicious, high-quality and innovative plant products that have in the past few years appeared on store shelves.
However, the United States isn’t the only country experiencing unprecedented plant-based growth. Across the globe, plant-based innovations—particularly in the meat analogue category—have been growing in retail and in restaurants. From products that mimic chicken to plant-based steaks, fish, “mince” and mutton, here is just a small look at plant-based proteins from around the world.