“Well, bless your little pea-pickin’ heart!”
And you might get a health and a wallet blessing if you invest in the “power of the pea”.
If he were still alive, Tennessee Ernie Ford might agree, the pea is becoming the new wave protein source and meat alternative.
Peas are being used in foods such as vegan burgers, sausages, and other meat-alternatives and they’re also becoming big with dairy and seafood substitutes.
One food company advisor says global pea protein sales will quadruple by 2025, largely because of its use in meat substitutes.
“Beyond Meat” made IPO history when its shares nearly tripled in value on the first trading day.