What are the State of the Industry Reports?

Our flagship annual reports provide a global snapshot of the ever-evolving alternative protein industry. We synthesize company landscape and product trends, investment and sales data, new scientific advancements, and public funding and regulatory updates to highlight progress toward a world in which alternative proteins are no longer alternative.


Inside each report

Each comprehensive, open-access report offers a global look at each pillar of the alternative protein industry. Whether you’re new to the industry or you’ve been working in it for years, our reports will help you make sense of the fast-moving alternative protein industry and empower you with robust data to drive decision-making.

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Commercial landscape

An overview of new ventures, partnerships, facilities, and marketplace trends.

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Consumer insights

A synthesis of consumer research covering consumer motivators and barriers, go-to-market strategy, and nomenclature.

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Investments

An analysis of private investment data, including investments by country and region, most active investors, and key funding rounds.

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Government and regulation

An overview of global public funding for alternative proteins and regulatory updates.

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Science and technology

A look at major scientific developments across every stage of the technology stack for each pillar of alternative proteins, plus insights into the environmental, societal, and nutritional benefits of alternative proteins.

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Outlook

A look ahead to the likely drivers of and barriers to the growth of the alternative protein industry.

Dig into the reports

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State of the Industry Report: Plant-based meat, seafood, eggs, and dairy

This report details the commercial landscape, sales, investments, innovation trends, regulatory developments, and public funding in the plant-based meat, seafood, egg, and dairy industry.

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State of the Industry Report: Cultivated meat and seafood

This report details the commercial landscape, investments, regulatory developments, and scientific progress in the cultivated meat and seafood industry.

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State of the Industry Report: Fermentation

This report details the commercial landscape, investments, regulatory developments, and scientific progress in the fermentation for alternative proteins industry.

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Explore regional insights

Find regional alternative protein market insights in State of the Industry Reports produced by our colleagues in Asia Pacific, Germany, India, and Israel.

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State of the Industry: Asia Pacific

GFI APAC’s inaugural report on the alternative proteins sector in APAC features a deep dive into public and private funding, the R&D ecosystem, and sector progress from ideation to product commercialization and market growth.

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State of the Industry: Germany

Explore recent developments surrounding plant-based, cultivated, and fermentation-made proteins, investments, the scientific landscape, consumer research, and policy recommendations for Germany.

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State of the Industry Report: India

Get current insights into the state of India’s smart protein industry including commercial landscape, consumer and investment insights, technical advancements, and regulatory updates.

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State of the Industry: Israel

Everything you need to know about the alternative protein ecosystem in Israel.

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Plant-based retail market overview

Explore sales data for plant-based meat, egg, and dairy products in the U.S. retail market. Find key category insights, size, sales growth, and purchase dynamics for the plant-based industry.

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The rise of plant-based in U.S. foodservice

New sales and consumer data provides insights into the current state of plant-based protein sales in U.S. foodservice and highlight opportunities for growth.

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Plant Protein Primer

Find information on nutrition, functionality, price, sourcing, and consumer perceptions of plant protein sources for plant-based meat.

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Consumer insights

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