Plant-based meat alternatives like Beyond Meat and Impossible Burger are popping up everywhere, from fast food chains to the stock market. 4A’s Research partnered with Researchscape, an agile market research consultancy, to survey 1,000 consumers on their eating habits around cutting consumption of meat.

Although many still identify as carnivore or omnivore, 27% reported following a diet that reduced red meat, such as pescetarian or pollo-vegetarian. Vegetarians and vegans still clock in at 5% and 3% respectively, along with an additional 5% describing their diets as “plant-based”. These numbers are similar to a 2018 poll from Gallup.

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Author Notes:

Jeffrey Henning

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Jeffrey Henning, IPC is a professionally certified researcher and has personally conducted over 1,400 survey research projects. Jeffrey is a member of the Insights Association and the American Association of Public Opinion Researchers. In 2012, he was the inaugural winner of the MRA’s Impact award, which “recognizes an industry professional, team or organization that has demonstrated tremendous vision, leadership, and innovation, within the past year, that has led to advances in the marketing research profession.” In 2022, the Insights Association named him an IPC Laureate. Before founding Researchscape in 2012, Jeffrey co-founded Perseus Development Corporation in 1993, which introduced the first web-survey software, and Vovici in 2006, which pioneered the enterprise-feedback management category. A 35-year veteran of the research industry, he began his career as an industry analyst for an Inc. 500 research firm.