The leader of the Asian market for vegetable protein wants to conquer the US market for canned meat.
Unmeat, an innovative Asian plant-based protein brand, announced the availability of its plant-based canned meat in the United States. One of the largest Filipino food and beverage manufacturers, Century Pacific Food, Inc. Brought to US retail by Unmeat Luncheon Meats, offers new plant-based alternatives to traditional canned meats, a popular snack food in America.
Available in two flavors – Luncheon Style Meat and Burger Style Luncheon Meat – Unmeat will offer American customers a cruelty-free, non-GMO plant-based option that has 30% fewer calories, 60% less sodium than comparable meat-based And there will be zero sodium nitrites. the product. According to the Plant-Based Foods Association, a third of Americans are reducing the amount of meat and dairy in their diet, with flexitarians representing the largest segment of plant-based growth opportunities. unMEAT Luncheon Meats delivers this plant-based alternative while providing a shelf-stable meal that tastes like the original luncheon meats.
American diet and shopping habits
According to Nielsen, 39% of Americans aspire to be completely vegetarian one day. In 2021, plant-based food sales grew 2.5 times faster than between 2018 and 2020. In addition, “Plant-based” was listed as the category for the year, indicating a 19% YOY (YoY) growth in online retail.
“The US market changes drastically overnight. And our plant-based meats for lunch are rapidly gaining popularity. Our lineup also includes burgers, nuggets, sausages, ground beef and our newest product, fishless tuna ,” said Gregory Banzon, Chief Operating Officer, Century Pacific Group, Unmeet’s parent company. “Canned meat is a popular snack in homes around the world, whether an American family enjoys the classic canned boiled pork or an Asian family enjoys pressed meat musubi. For those of us in America plant-based Excited to offer alternatives to those who enjoy these classic and delicious snacks but are looking for a healthier alternative.”
Vegetarian Meat Available at Online Retailers GTFO, It’s Vegetarian! And wee! And at select stores in the US Midwest and East Coast, it makes it an accessible option for flexitarians, vegetarians, vegans, or simply those looking to incorporate more plant-based foods into their diets. More national retailers are expected to begin offering the product this fall.
For more information and to locate the retailer, visit www.meetunmeat.us.