Plant-based crayfish from Chinese start-up Zhenmeat. Photo: Handout Plant-based crayfish from Chinese start-up Zhenmeat. Photo: Handout
Plant-based crayfish from Chinese start-up Zhenmeat. Photo: Handout

China embraces plant-based protein as consumers look for alternatives to meat amid Covid-19

  • Beyond Meat, the US plant-based meat company that launched a successful IPO on Nasdaq in May last year, made its retail debut in China last month
  • China’s vegan food market is forecast to be worth nearly US$12 billion by 2023, up from just under US$10 billion in 2018

Topic |   Food and agriculture
Plant-based crayfish from Chinese start-up Zhenmeat. Photo: Handout Plant-based crayfish from Chinese start-up Zhenmeat. Photo: Handout
Plant-based crayfish from Chinese start-up Zhenmeat. Photo: Handout
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