In this episode our experts explore:
The growth of plant-based
The plant-based category is not new and continues to accelerate at pace, with greater coverage given to its many benefits from an environment, animal welfare and health perspective. Our experts delve into this growth, sharing the latest insight and sales data, as well as the evolution of plant-based NPD and the steps made to improve product quality.
Opportunities for convenience
Many convenience stores have been stocking plant-based products for some time now. We discuss everything from marketing to merchandising – what can retailers do to drive footfall and highlight the availability of plant-based products within their stores? Should plant-based products have their own section, or should they be stocked amongst other non-plant-based alternatives?
A plant-based Christmas?
The HGV driver shortage is already causing supply issues, with these set to continue. Some media outlets are suggesting there may be a shortage of turkeys this Christmas as a result. We finish off this month’s podcast by debating the potential of a plant-based Christmas, as an alternative to the traditional Christmas? Including plant-based alternatives to pigs-in-blankets!