Plant-Based Meatballs Market to Gain a Stronghold by 2025

As per Future Marketing Insights (FMI), the plant based meatballs market is swiftly gaining traction in the global market. The market is anticipated to expand at a stellar CAGR of 23% over the forecast period 2020-2030. The growth can be primarily attributed to the growing demand for plant-based protein supplements. The growing preference for going vegan together with the risk factors related to different types of meat and meat products are catalyzing the market growth globally.

“Growing demand for plant-based meat substitutes are aiding the overall market growth. With a few of the key players launching plant-based meatballs in their menu to provide to health-conscious customers, the market will foresee several launches in the approaching years.” comments the FMI analyst.

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Plant Based Meatballs Market – Key Highlights

  • Europe continues to remain the leading region over the forecast period due to abundant sources of natural protein and consumer’s interest to maintain a clean lifestyle.
  • Plant based chicken will be majorly preferred product type segment throughout the forecast period.
  • Soy based protein source will remain the key beneficiary among other segments over the years to come.
  • HoReCa to lead among other distribution channels throughout the forecast period.
Plant-Based Meatballs Market

Plant Based Meatballs Market – Drivers

  • Growing preference for vegetarian diets to propel growth in the global market.
  • Cost-effective, side effects-free of natural plant-based protein are making them highly preferred for production of plant based meatballs.
  • Efficient distribution channels are making the plant-based meatballs products easily available to consumers, ensuing in further expansion of the market.
  • Advanced packaging production sector has come up with non-reactive, sustainable packaging solutions for longer shelf-lives of these products, it is bolstering the market growth.

Plant Based Meatballs Market – Restraints

  • Lack of experts to handle the production of plant based meatballs or confined within a few of the top players in the market can hamper the sales in the coming years.
  • High prices of plant-based meat sausages, patties, and burgers contrasted with traditional meat products are projected to pose a challenge for the market.

COVID-19 Impact on the Market

The ongoing COVID-19 outbreak has negatively impacted the overall market growth. However, the outbreak has made the individual more aware of their health ensuing in high demand for the plant-based protein. Regardless of encountering some constraints due to the outbreak, the plant-based meatballs market is anticipated to recover and expand further in the approaching years.

Competitive Landscape

Major players operating in the global plant based meatballs market include Beyond Meat, Sysco Foodie, Kellogg’s, Ikea, GCL Food Ingredients, Subway, Mycorena AB, Schouten Food, Zhenmeat, Gardein, and Hydrosol. Key players are focusing on launching new products to capture a huge consumer base. For instance, Beyond Meat has launched its widespread range of plant-based meatball products such as ready-to-cook and pre-formed BEYOND BREAKFAST SAUSAGE®, BEYOND MEATBALLS™, BEYOND BURGER®, COOKOUT CLASSIC™, and others.

About the Study

The study offers readers a comprehensive assessment of the Plant Based Meatballs market. Global, regional and national-level analysis of the latest trends influencing the market is covered in this FMI report. The study provides insights on the basis of product type (plant based chicken, plant based beef, plant based pork), source (soy-based protein, wheat-based protein, pea-based protein, canola-based protein, fava-bean based protein, potato-based protein, rice-based protein, lentil-based protein, flax-based protein, chia-based protein, corn-based protein), distribution channel (hypermarkets/supermarkets, convenience stores, specialty food stores, online retail, HoReCA), across key regions (North America, Latin America, Europe, China, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa).

Plant-Based Meatballs Market Report: Scope

Forecast Period2020-2030
Historical Data Available for2015-2019
Market AnalysisUSD Million for value and volume (per tons)
Key Regions CoveredNorth America, Latin America, Europe, East Asia, South Asia, Oceania Middle East & Africa 
Key Countries CoveredUS, Canada, Germany, U.K., France, Italy, Spain, Poland, Russia, China, Japan, South Korea, India, Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, GCC Countries, Turkey, Northern Africa, South Africa
Key Segments CoveredProduct Type, Source, Distribution Channel, and Region
Key Companies ProfiledBeyond MeatKellogg’sSysco FoodieGCL Food IngredientsIkeaMycorena ABSubwayZhenmeatSchouten FoodHydrosolGardein                                                                     
Report CoverageMarket Forecast, brand share analysis, competition intelligence, DROT analysis, Market Dynamics and Challenges, Strategic Growth Initiatives
Customization & PricingAvailable upon Request

Key Questions Answered by the Report

  • At what CAGR is the plant-based meatballs market expected to grow?
    According to Future Market Insights (FMI), the plant-based meatballs market is anticipated to grow by 23% CAGR during the forecast period from year 2020 to 2030.
  • Which is the largest market for plant-based meatballs?
    At present, region-wise Europe is the largest market followed by North America and East Asia.
  • Which are the top companies in plant-based meatballs market?
    Some of the top companies in global plant-based meatballs market are Subway, Beyond Meat, Hydrosol, Gardein, and others.
  • Which is the most lucrative category of plant-based meatballs?
    Presently, plant based chicken segment is the most lucrative segment by product type of the plant-based meatballs market and anticipated to maintain the lead throughout the forecast period.

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