by Lombard Odier

Investors’ growing appetite for alternative proteins

Investors are showing greater interest in alternative proteins, as the climate impact of food production comes under the spotlight and the global population continues to climb. But meat substitutes are by no means a sure-fire investment success, thanks to the industry’s low barriers to entry, potential regulatory restrictions on labelling and branding, and concerns they may not be as healthy as claimed.

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