The Rise of Veganism in the US

Writer Name: Jen Flatt Osborn

Vegan Concerns

59% of vegans are concerned about the environment.

Vegan Food Trends

Top Vegan Food Trends in the USA in 2022.

Vegan for Taste

52% of people are vegans because of taste preferences.

Plant-Based Meat Sales

US retail sales of plant-based meat are $1.4 billion. In 2020, sales grew by 75%.

Vegan Demographics

6% of the US population is vegan. Most vegans are females under the age of 35.

Vegan Age Stats

The mean age for turning vegan in the US is 24.1.

Vegan Restaurants

In 2020, there were 1,474 vegan restaurants in the US.

Vegan Growth

In 2021, plant-based food sales increased at a rate of more than double.

Vegan Motives

Animal protection is the major motive behind 68% of vegans in the US.

Vegan Online Trends

In 2021, 'plant-based protein' online searches rose by 22% in the US

Vegan Age Breakdown

Between the age of 25-34, 44% of US vegans fall in this bracket.

Vegan Environmental Impact

91% of the Amazon Rainforest’s destruction is linked to animal agriculture.

Vegan Future

By 2026, the plant-based meat market is expected to grow at a rate of 18.9%.

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