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?