NY TIMES: This is No Joke! The Impossible Whopper Debuts at Burger King

It may be April 1, but this announcement is dead serious. News platforms erupted this morning with Burger King dropping the launch of the “Impossible Whopper” at 57 St. Louis locations. BK is the biggest fast casual chain yet to offer a plant-based alternative to a traditional burger. With Carl’s Jr and A&W already sporting…

SKIFT TABLE: Red Robin Turns to Plant-Based Burgers to Increase Sales

It’s no longer a secret that consumers are looking for meat-free options, even at traditionally meat-heavy establishments like All-American burger joints. Red Robin has taken noticed and announced the addition of the Impossible Burger at all 570 of its US locations. The move comes after a disappointing year for Red Robin from a sales perspective….

Food Industry Leaders Come Together to Present Opening Keynote Panel at Plant Based World Conference & Expo

Panelists Include Representatives from Kroger, Compass Group and the Plant Based Foods Association   New York, NY, March 13, 2019 – Ann Beaty, Director, Kroger Merchandising Consulting at 84.51° and Edward Brown,President, Restaurant Associates will join Michele Simon, Executive Director, Plant Based Foods Association for the opening day keynote to discuss The Growth of  the Plant-Based…

CBS: It’s Seafood Made from Plants

The plant-based sea food category is ripe for growth, and two up and coming companies are leading the way. Ocean Hugger Foods and Good Catch Foods are continuing to expand with their unique takes on tuna made from ingredients such as tomatoes and legumes. Check out the full article and video shared by CBS here:…

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…

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…

FOOD NAVIGATOR: Plant Based Chicken Nuggets Concept Raises $1 Million

Chicken nuggets are among the most accessible food out there. Imagine the impact on human health, sustainability and animal welfare if even a small percentage of chicken nugget consumption was shifted to plant-based nuggets. Startup Seattle Food Tech is thinking about just that: Seattle Food Tech raises $1m, starts delivering plant-based chicken nuggets to schools,…

MARKET WATCH: Sodexo Rolls Out Plant-Based Menus Across the Nation

Food service giant Sodexo has announced its launch of 200 new plant-based recipes to be implemented in dining halls across the United States. Check out the full article reported by Market Watch: GAITHERSBURG, Md., Oct. 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — According to a Nielsen global survey, 39% of American consumers are working to incorporate more plant-based foods…