Listen to Robert Lawson, CEO, discussing meat alternatives on BBC Newsday

Food Strategy Associates are thought leaders in the meat alternatives market. Listen here to CEO, Robert Lawson, talking on BBC Newsday in relation to the Beyond Meat IPO:

In a recent paper collating 570 studies spanning  38,700 farms worldwide, high-protein plant-based alternatives were evidenced to have a significantly lower global warming impact and be a much more productive use of land than animal proteins, especially beef (see Figure 1).

Figure 1.  Average estimated land use (m² per year) and GHG Emissions (kg C02eq) by product type per 100g of protein

Source: Poore, J. and Nemecek, T. (2018). Reducing food’s environmental impacts through producers and consumers. Science. 360, pp.987-992.