Restaurants: Try Plant-Based Risk-Free with VEDGEco!

by Benjamin Davis Are you an independent restaurant owner seeking to increase sales and better serve your evolving customer base? VEDGEco – the first ever entirely plant-based wholesaler – is offering a coupon to qualified restaurants for $125 worth of free product shipped right to your door. This is the perfect opportunity for any establishment…

Growing the Business of Plant-Based Foods in a Changing World

 Plant Based World and Plant Based Foods Association team up to advance the plant-based foods market by Julie Emmett Riding on the tailwinds of a successful 2019, 2020 was off to a strong start for the natural foods industry. Stakeholders, suppliers, and retailers like Hannaford, a supermarket chain operating in New England and New York,…

Musings of a Master Chef: Southern Greens

by James Corwell, Certified Master Chef In the South, there is a long tradition of braised collard greens and black-eyed peas to start off the new year. This is serious business in Atlanta, my hometown. The tradition ushers in good fortune as black-eyed peas represent good luck (and some say coins) and the greens represent…

Musings of a Master Chef: Rich In Chocolate

by Certified Master Chef James Corwell This time of year we seek to celebrate the best in ourselves, family and friends.  Connecting and reflecting in the dormant months of the year is part of the human-psyche. This is our collective time for retrospection, to adorn, to celebrating traditions and to nourish the soul with company,…

State of the Plant-Based Union with Elysabeth Alfano

Thank you to all those who attended our live webinar, State of the Plant-Based Union: Elysabeth Alfano Recaps 2020 and Shares Trends for 2021. It was quite the information-packed presentation and extensive Q+A that took us 10 minutes over our scheduled time. For the retail and foodservice buyers in our audience, along with the manufacturers, investors and…

This UK Company Will Make You LoveSeitan

An entrepreneur for over 9 years, Steve Swindon spotted early on the growth potential for plant-based meat alternatives, and created his LoveSeitan brand with co-founder Nick Abear. They set out to revitalise a centuries-old process with modern flavours to bring about a range of meat alternative products including chorizo, pepperoni and sausages. We spoke to…

State of the Plant-Based Union: A 2020 Wrap-Up Webinar with Elysabeth Alfano

2020 has been quite a year and we have all been impacted both personally and professionally. While businesses across all sectors have seen unprecedented challenges, the plant-based food market as a whole continues to see substantial growth and even bigger potential. In this 1-hour webinar including Q&A, plant-based business consultant and host of the Plantbased Business Hour, Elysabeth Alfano…

Celebrating #30yearsofvegan Product Labelling

By Neneh Buswell, Events Co-Ordinator at The Vegan Society November is World Vegan Month. A month that is now celebrated globally, showing how far veganism has developed over the past few decades. It is a time to reflect on the successes of a movement that was once on the fringe and highlight how accessible the…

UK Government Green-Lights Britain to Get Back to Business

by Abigail Stevens The latest announcement from Downing Street has green-lit the return of business events and conferences in the UK. In a virtual press conference on Monday, Boris Johnson confirmed that live events are back on the table and able to run with reduced capacity limits according to the UK’s 3-tier system. This positive…