USA TODAY: Impossible Burger Set for Retail Launch

We’ve been waiting a while for this announcement! Impossible Burger is coming to grocery stores. Check out the details of the announcement here via USA Today: The plant-based meat patty, already on the menu at White Castle, Burger King, Red Robin and The Cheesecake Factory, is making its grocery store debut Friday at California-based Gelson’s Markets. Silicon Valley-based Impossible Foods, founded…

MSN: Trader Joe’s Launches New Plant-Based “Patty”

If you have spent any time in Trader Joe’s over these past couple years, you’ve probably noticed that they have ventured into the world of plant-based meat alternatives. This new announcement is focused on a new product that will look to compete with the big players in the plant-based burger arena. Read the full article…

HEALTH: A Nutritionist Review of the Game Changers Documentary

While I was fortunate enough to have seen The Game Changers screened prior to its release, last night’s premier did not disappoint. The powerhouse team behind the James Cameron production had kept the world on the edge of its seat for the past couple years – but the time has finally come! This film targets…

SUPERMARKET NEWS: Kroger and PBFA Team Up for Meat Case Trial

Kroger and the Plant Based Foods Association have partnered to test the concept of selling plant-based meat products in the traditional meat case. If this experiment goes well perhaps it will lead to a permanent placement for these products in the country’s largest grocery chain. Read the full article from Supermarket News here: The Kroger…

CBS NEWS: Food Industry Giants Add Weight to the Plant-Based Market

Walking out of the Good Food Conference this past week in San Francisco left a feeling of excitement and optimist about the direction of the plant-based foods market. The topic of large meat-producing companies entering the fray was omnipresent, as even JBS, Perdue and Tyson were represented on the speaker roster. This article from CBS News…

FORBES: Opening Day for Beyond Meat at KFC is a Huge Success

When you hear the words “fast food” you usually don’t think of hour-long lines stretching around the block… But that is exactly what took place at the debut of Beyond Meat fried chicken at KFC in Atlanda this past week. Read the full article from Forbes here: KFC debuted its plant-based chicken–Beyond Fried Chicken–at a…

Game Changers for Public Awareness

FROM THE DESK OF BEN DAVIS CONTENT & COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR PLANT BASED WORLD CONFERENCE & EXPO The term “plant-based” has hit its stride in mainstream culture this past year, but the movement still has a ways to go. As the lungs of our planet in South America conspicuously send massive plumes of smoke into the…

Fueling Our Next Generation with Amie Hamlin

Amie Hamlin is the Executive Director of the Coalition for Healthy School Food. Her efforts are focused on the noble cause of helping young people have access to plant-based foods each day in school. Amie, her team and her allies are working to maximize the short and long-term health of students’ bodies and minds so…

CNBC: Beyond KFC Chicken is Coming!

Well, South Park predicted this one a couple years back, but now it’s really happening. KFC is teaming up with Beyond Meat to launch a trial run of Beyond Meat chicken at an Atlanta location. If this trail’s results go well, perhaps the Colonel’s vegan creation will soon be seen at locations across the country….