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20 Percent of Mexicans Now Identify as Vegan or Vegetarian

This data shows that in the country, veganism is growing at an accelerated rate, especially among the youngest population.

YSS GUERRERO: ‘According to data collected in the Gourmet Show (one of Mexico’s major food festivals), 20 percent of Mexicans have reduced or completely eliminated meat consumption or animal-derived foods and have joined the vegetarian or vegan eating regime. This data shows that in the country, veganism is growing at an accelerated rate, especially among the youngest population.

Alfredo Cordero, Creative Director of Tradex, said that 20 percent of Mexicans already identify themselves as vegetarian or vegans. Their diets are made of vegetables, fruits, seeds, and cereals; they also have a very strong belief regarding self-care, environmentalism, reject the consumption of any product of animal origin and do not accept any mistreatment or exploitation of animals…

For Maria Fernanda Villalobos Vegan Inc. manager, the vegan trend is turning into a full-on movement and 60 to 70 percent of those who practice it are women who are looking for healthier eating habits and better nutrition’. SOURCE…

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