Demand for plant-based meat alternatives soars amid coronavirus

Demand for plant-based meat alternatives soars amid coronavirus

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Even before COVID-19, there has been rising demand for plant-based alternatives for meats as well as healthier and more nutritious food products. Knowde customers are among the world leaders in research, production, and distribution of plant-based ingredients that are used to satisfy virtually any dietary needs and restrictions.

Demand for plant-based meat alternatives soars amid coronavirus

Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods, makers of plant-based meat alternatives, have seen surges in sales due to a shortage of beef and pork during the coronavirus pandemic. Meat processing plants have quickly become hot spots for coronavirus outbreaks, leading to an increasingly fragile supply chain for beef and pork. President Trump issued an executive order last week ordering processing plants to stay open during the pandemic in an attempt to head off future disruptions.

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