The plant-based meat market consists of sales of plant-based meat and related services. Plant-based meat is prepared from plants and is similar to the conventional meat in appearance and taste. It is available in the form of a burger patty, crumbles, nuggets, and sausages. The plant-based meat is produced using ingredients such as wheat gluten, lentils, yuba, tofu, soybeans, and a variety of nuts.
The global plant-based meat market is expected to grow from $12.22 billion in 2019 and to $12.41 billion in 2020 at a growth rate of 1.58%. The slow growth in 2020 is mainly due to the economic slowdown across countries owing to the COVID-19 outbreak and the measures to contain it. The market is then expected to grow and reach $17.73 billion in 2023 at CAGR of 12.62%.