Plant-based foods

Plant & Food Research believes plant-based foods will play an increasingly significant role in what we consume in the future, both globally and domestically. We have published reports and other materials to highlight the changing market demands and R&D opportunities for the food industry.

Insight Edition 3

Insight Edition 3
China: Future Protein

Opportunities in plant-based foods

Report: Opportunities for plant-based foods - PROTEIN


Protein - a China perspective

Report: Protein - A Chinese Perspective


For other reports on this topic, visit the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment Food & Beverage Information Project 


Scigest episode

Scigest Episode: Future Foods

How can New Zealand prepare for the shifting global protein demands as the flexitarian diet becomes more mainstream? Dr Jocelyn Eason and Tracey Phelps discuss.


YouTube video

YouTube: Plant-based foods for future consumers

Dr Jocelyn Eason talks at ProteinTECH 2018 about how New Zealand could deliver new plant-based foods that meet consumer desires for flexibility in their diet.



Opinion: Flexitarian diet promises more than mock meat

Dr Jocelyn Eason talks about how flexitarian diets that include more plant0based foods pave the way for more resilient future generations.


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