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Green Plate Growth Portfolio

Index Performance

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Green Plate Growth Portfolio
+5.57%
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Overview

Description

The adoption of plant-based diets has been on a steady upward trajectory, driven by a confluence of factors including heightened environmental concerns, a growing body of research advocating the health benefits of plant-centric eating, and a significant cultural shift towards animal welfare. This trend is further buoyed by the increasing availability and diversity of plant-based alternatives that successfully mimic the taste and texture of animal products, appealing to not just vegetarians and vegans but also flexitarians who are looking to reduce their meat consumption without completely eliminating it. Moreover, the endorsement of plant-based diets by celebrities and influencers, along with governmental dietary guidelines in some countries pointing towards more plant-based consumption, has also played a pivotal role in mainstreaming this dietary preference. As this theme continues to evolve, it opens up numerous investment avenues including: - **[[Plant-Based Protein and Meat Alternatives]]**: This segment covers a broad spectrum of products designed to replace animal meat directly, ranging from burgers to sausages, made from plant sources like soy, peas, and beans. - **[[Dairy-Free Alternatives]]**: Encompassing a variety of non-dairy milks, cheeses, yogurts, and ice creams made from nuts, oats, and soy, catering to the lactose intolerant, vegans, and those preferring plant-based dairy options. - **[[Plant-Based Nutritional Supplements]]**: This subcategory includes protein powders, vitamins, and other supplements derived from plant sources, targeting health-conscious consumers and athletes looking for animal-free nutrition options. - **[[Aquatic Plant-Based Foods]]**: Focuses on products derived from algae and seaweed, acknowledging their high protein content and sustainability as food sources, including snacks, supplements, and ingredients for cooking. Each of these segments not only caters to the rising demand for plant-based food options but also aligns with broader themes of sustainability and health, making them appealing to a wide investor base looking for growth opportunities in the shifting dietary landscape. This index was generated with help from Thematic Analyst.

  • Inception Date03/11/2024
  • WeightingEqual
  • # of holdings3
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Holdings

All holdings as of April 18, 2024
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PepsiCo, Inc. (PEP)35.15%$232.94B5.86%54.48%2.97
Archer-Daniels-Midland Co. (ADM)34.70%$30.32B-7.51%6.69%0.46
BellRing Brands, Inc. (BRBR)30.15%$7.11B18.67%29.23%4.68
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