Talk Shop | Building Consumer Trust in the Vegan and Vegetarian Markets

By Food Focus on 06 October 2021

WEBINAR | 23 NOVEMBER | 10:00 - 11:00

Increasing consumer awareness of health, animal welfare and environmental issues has driven the rapid growth in the consumption of vegan and vegetarian foods – a trend that is expected to continue, and even accelerate. Recent research predicts that the global plant-based vegan market will grow to $4.2 billion by the end of 2021, achieving a growth of 17% in only one year.SGS and V-Label Launch Partnership, Bringing the Vegan and Vegetarian Mark to a Global Audience.

A Partnership That Builds Consumer Trust in the Vegan and Vegetarian Markets. V-Label is the most trusted and internationally recognised mark for vegan and vegetarian quality, while SGS is the world's leading food certification body, boasting the largest geographical auditor footprint. This fusion of strengths provides a transparent stamp of quality for vegan and vegetarian consumers globally.


Gulam Mather 

Gulam is the newest member of the ProVeg South Africa team. For the past 30 years, he has held senior positions in the media, finance and tech spaces and now works as ProVeg's Corporate Engagement & Fundraising Manager, and administrator of V-label. Having been a vegan for 4 decades, he can attest to the significant shift and increase in consumer awareness and demand for more ethical and sustainable products and is excited to bring his corporate experience to help develop, promote and regulate the growing plant-based sector in SA.    

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