Plant-based food continues to gain mainstream acceptance, especially as more nonvegetarian and nonvegan diners consume dishes tailored to those dietary preferences. One big reason: A majority of consumers (67%) consider plant-based foods and beverages to be healthy, according to Technomic’s Healthy Eating Report. In response, more operators are experimenting with grains, fruits and veggies packed with protein.

Source: Technomic Ignite Menu Data