Industrial Coding - Hormel Foods To Launch Happy Little Plants Brand

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Industrial Coding - Hormel Foods To Launch Happy Little Plants Brand

Industrial Coding - Hormel Foods To Launch Happy Little Plants Brand

Recently it was announced that Hormel Foods is entering the plant-based meat sector with a new brand, Happy Little Plants.  According to a news release, the non-GMO meat substitute can be used to replace ground meat in almost any recipe.

 
HealthFocus International data shows that among those ages 25 to 70, about 60% are trying to cut back on meat consumption either due to health or cost reasons.  Considering Hormel is entering the plant-based trend at a later point in time than many other manufacturers, the company's highly recognized name will likely be an asset.
 
Other companies are also getting a late start in the plant-based sector including Kellogg's, with its Incogmeato brand chicken and burgers under development.  Tyson Foods also recently launched the company's Raised & Rooted brand plant-based chicken nugget.
 
Hormel recently introduced its blended organic burgers created using beef or turkey with mushrooms under its Applegate brand, designed for those who aren't quite ready to completely eliminate meat from their diets.  
 
The new Happy Little Plants ground product has 180 calories per serving and 20 grams of protein.  It is gluten-free, and contains no cholesterol or preservatives according to Hormel, who will launch the line in Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas, Wisconsin and Minnesota Hy-Vee outlets.
 
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