Small Changes for Our Collective Future

From the desk of Ben Davis Content & Communications Director Plant Based World Conference & Expo Happy February everyone! 2019 is already off to a fast start as more and more people around the world begin to pay attention to the benefits of living a plant-based life. As I was scrolling through social media the…

Supporting the Growth of the Plant-Based Foods Industry with Michele Simon

This month’s feature article is a conversation with Michele Simon, Executive Director of the Plant Based Foods Association. Since its creation in 2016, Michele and the team at PBFA have developed a vast and diverse member base. Their work involves raising awareness of plant-based food options and they pioneer many initiatives to create a fair…

STARS AND STRIPES: Offering Plant-Based Meals to Troops in Oklahoma

This Fort Sill, Oklahoma dining facility has taken the lead in offering soldiers fully plant-based offerings every meal. Read the full article here and learn about how this simple menu shift has yielded exciting results! “We began testing items in February 2018 and were fully operational with labeling and an option at every meal by…

FOOD NAVIGATOR: An Eye on Unsweetened Plant-Based Milks

Food Navigator puts a spotlight on the trend towards plant-based milks without added sweeteners. VIDEO Califia Farms: ‘Unsweetened products are driving volume in plant-based milks, and oatmilk really delivers with no added sugar’ 23-Jan-2019 By Elaine Watson While Califia Farms’ barista blend oatmilk was designed to deliver exceptional performance for the specialty coffee trade, oatmilk also…

LIFESTYLE MAGAZINE: Impossible Burger 2.0 Makes Waves at CES 2019

A burger at the Consumer Electronics Show? Yes, you heard that right. Impossible Foods made a big splash as the debut food product to make an appearance on the exhibit floor of such an event. The boundary-pushing company introduced the new Impossible Burger 2.0 and even took home several prestigious honors at a show that…

FORBES: Landec Corp Shifts Attention to Plant-Based with Curation Foods Launch

Landec Corp. has certainly noticed the increased consumer demand for plant-based products, changing it’s food division’s name to Curation Foods to reflect it’s shifting ideology. Read the full article from Forbes here: The change followed Landec’s recent acquisition of Yucatan Foods, in a cash and stock deal valued at about $80 million. Yucatan makes the…

THE SPOON: Light Life Launches into the Plant-Based Burger Arena

Do these burgers look familiar? Light Life – a Greenleaf Foods brand under the Maple Leaf umbrella – has just launched what appears to be it’s version of the Beyond Burger. Similar to their competitor, the patties are made of pea protein and are GMO, soy and gluten-free. We will have to see if they…

Announcing the Eat For The Future Business Forum at PBW!

New York, NY, January 22, 2019 – Plant Based World Conference & Expo (PBW), taking place June 7-8, 2019 at the Javits Convention Center in NYC, has announced details for the first wave of sessions and speakers for the Eat For The Future Business Forum, which will provide solutions for retailers, foodservice providers, brands and…

Happy Plant-Based New Year!

From the desk of Ben Davis Content & Communications Director Plant Based World Conference & Expo Welcome to 2019 everyone! This year promises to be an eventful one for everyone out there working to make the world a healthier place. We are off to a fast start with plant-based eating receiving attention from mainstream media…

Disrupting the Seafood Industry with Chad Sarno

This month, TPBW had the pleasure of chatting with Chad Sarno, Co-founder and VP of Culinary for Good Catch Foods. In this conversation Chad tells the story of Good Catch and offers valuable advice for his colleagues in the culinary space as consumers continue to shift towards healthier, more sustainable foods. Last month we featured…