Create Tomorrow, The WGSN Podcast podcast

30. The Growing Appetite for Plant-Based Products with Bryt Life Foods

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Over the past year as the pandemic took hold globally, consumer awareness of their own health and wellbeing, and also the food that we are putting into our bodies played a massive role in dealing with the global health crisis and propelled the plant based food industry even higher in market share. The growth rate in the US more than doubled in 2020 as sales surged 27% to $7 billion dollars according to the Plant Based Foods Association and the Good Food Institute.

Joining WGSN President and CEO Carla Buzasi to talk about the growing craving for all things plant based is Lita Dwight, the founder of Bryt Life Foods alongside WGSN’s very own Kara Nielson, who heads up our food and drink platform.

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