Perhaps the biggest trend influencing menus at the moment is the push for plants on the plate. New meat analogues are increasing the options for diners who avoid animal proteins, and a wider range of vegan and vegetarian items is showing up at all sorts of foodservice concepts, including in the typically meat-heavy fast-food sector. Twenty percent of consumers say that they would pay slightly more for menu items that are plant-based, according to Technomic’s Healthy Eating Consumer Trend Report.