$2.2Bwas raised by U.S. plant-based meat, egg, and dairy companies in 2020—more than three times as much as in 2019.
$7Bwas the value of the U.S. plant-based retail market in 2020.
196new unique investors made investments in the plant-based protein space in 2020, increasing the total unique investors active in the sector 44 percent from 2019.

Download the Plant-Based Meat, Eggs, and Dairy State of the Industry Report

2020 brought the world substantially closer to plant-based meat, eggs, and dairy that are delicious, affordable, and accessible. This report provides a snapshot of the plant-based food industry, highlights the major developments of 2020, and predicts trends for 2021 and beyond. 

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Report data preview

Graph of the rise of invested capital in alternative proteins across plant-based, fermentation, and cultivated companies.
Summary table of plant-based food company investment metrics (1980-2020) (u. S. And global)
Graph of u. S. Retail sales growth of plant-based meat and animal-based meat in 2020 over 2019
Graph of total u. S. Plant-based food retail dollar sales and dollar sales growth by category
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Watch our webinar

2020 was a year of milestones for the plant-based meat, eggs, and dairy industry. This webinar provides a global analysis of this rapidly accelerating, transformative market sector.

Download our at-a-glance summary

Our two-page summary details the highlights and key data points from our 2020 State of the Industry report for plant-based proteins.

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See the latest U.S retail market research

GFI’s retail market research, commissioned from SPINS, provides data on dollar sales and market growth across plant-based meat, egg, and dairy categories, including comparisons to sales of animal-based products. 

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Good Food Retail Report 2020

Learn plant-based sales strategies and see how the top 15 U.S. grocery retailers rate on their plant-based assortment, merchandising, and marketing.

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Company Database

Explore the landscape of plant-based, cultivated, and fermentation companies including consumer brands, manufacturers, and ingredients companies.

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Consumer insights

Understand consumers, demographics, adoption, motivations, category descriptors, and opportunities for future research in alternative proteins.

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Massive open online course

Enroll in GFI’s open-access online course to learn about the science of plant-based and cultivated meat.

Looking for the 2019 State of the Industry report for plant-based meat, eggs, and dairy? Download here.