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Poll: 40% of Americans Have Tried Plant-Based Meats
Headlines surround plant-based meats and alternative proteins daily, but how much impact has it really had on the average consumer. A recent Gallup poll may provide some insight into how seriously consumers are taking plant-based meat.
According to the poll, 40 percent of Americans have tried plant-based meat. Age was the primary factor in whether alternative proteins end up on their plate. About 50% of adults younger than 50 gave plant-based meats a try, while only 26% of the 65 and up crowd tried it.
Women are slightly more likely to try plant-based options at 43 percent, compared to men at 39 percent.
Household income was also a significant factor in plant-based meat consumption. The majority of households with...
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