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The annual vegetarian festival is helping feed Thailand's growing appetite for vegetarian food, fueling a trend toward healthier lifestyles, especially in urban areas

The annual vegetarian festival known as Teskan Gin Jay is helping feed Thailand's growing appetite for vegetarian food, fueling a trend toward healthier lifestyles, especially in urban areas. Demand for vegetarian food rose sharply in conjunction during the nine days of celebration. Originally practiced within Thai-Chinese communities, the festival's growing popularity among the non-Chinese population is providing a tailwind to the country's vegetarian food market, propelling Charoen Pokphand Foods and other Thai majors to expand their vegetarian lineups, with some now offering soy-based meat substitutes.

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