Discover Meat & Meat Alternatives: Trends & Innovative Products

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Market Data & AnalysisBusiness ResourcesChanging ConsumerProducts & Trends


From expert trend insights to innovative market manifestations and sales data, join the New Hope Network and SPINS teams to learn what's happening today in the meat and meat alternatives aisle and what will drive retail sales in the future. 

There will be time at the end of the session to explore product examples available on Natural Products Expo Virtual. Click on the exhibitor name to be redirected to their virtual booth. 


  • Consumer attitudes and demographics shaping demand     
  • The categories and product attributes driving retail sales (...or not)     
  • Department specific product picks that reflect innovative / emerging trends and CPG brands
Greenleaf FoodsGreenleaf Foods, SPC, is transforming plant-based protein with a wide array of delicious and innovative products that satisfy consumers interested in adding protein variety to their diets. Our leading brands include Lightlife® (“Lightlife”) and Field Roast™ (“Field Roast”). Together, these brands are delighting loyal, longtime fans and enticing new ones who never knew plant-based protein could taste so good. The Lightlife and Field Roast portfolios feature nearly 50 products and represent a leading market position in the refrigerated, plant-based protein category in the U.S. Greenleaf Foods, SPC is a wholly owned, independent subsidiary of Maple Leaf Foods Inc.  Lightlife. We’re proud of our roots. For over forty years, we’ve been committed to sharing our love for plant-based food and leading a balanced life. That’s why you’ll find our food is delicious and nutritious. Plus, we’re always looking for ways to improve our food and the impact we have on the planet. We will always be open and honest with you—ask us anything. Field Roast. Prepare to transform your everyday meals into seriously delicious creations. With our obsession to craft bold flavor profiles, like our Spicy Mexican Chipotle Plant-Based Sausages, and our undeniably rich and creamy Chao Creamery Dairy-free cheeses, we blend vegetables, grains, legumes and fresh herbs & spices to create mouth-watering plant-based food. We bring out flavors that take all your must-indulge-now recipes to the next level.