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Can Scottish food businesses come up with best-selling plant-based alternatives to high-protein snacks?

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Publication date: 06/06/2019
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Meatless jerky might still be a niche product, but its popularity is on the rise and it could well pay off for Scottish food manufacturers to pay attention to its potential.

High-protein and low-sugar snacks have become a hot on-the-go food sector. A sector that’s seen a growth of 27% in value sales, year-on-year, into late 2018.

Meat snacks, like jerky and biltong, are high in protein, hence their popularity and growth, a year-on-year increase of 7.6%. But what about the vegetarian and vegan markets? Where are the Scottish plant-based alternatives that will also interest the snack-hungry customer?

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