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…

FOOD NAVIGATOR: Good Food Conference Dives Into the Science of Meat Alternatives

Last week in Berkeley, CA, The Good Food Institute hosted the first ever Good Food Conference. The event featured two full days of education and panels on topics related to meat alternatives from plant-based to clean meat. Check out the full article courtesy of Food Navigator, below. GOOD FOOD CONFERENCE: ‘Biochemistry is really transforming the…

BLOOMBERG: Perdue Looks to Join the Plant-Based Bandwagon

On the heals of major food companies like Tyson, Kraft Heinz, Kellogg’s and General Mills, Perdue has announced its plans to begin investing in the plant-based meat space. Check out this article from Bloomberg: “Our vision is to be the most trusted name in premium protein,” Chairman Jim Perdue said. “It doesn’t say premium meat…

EAT FOR THE PLANET Podcast with Ben Davis of Plant Based World

Ben Davis, Content & Communications Director of Plant Based World Conference & Expo, recently sat down with Nil Zacharias of One Green Planet and Eat For The Planet to discuss PBW and the mission to bring the plant-based movement to a mainstream audience. Click Here to Listen to the Full Conversation About Ben Davis Ben developed the…

SUPERMARKET NEWS: Continued Growth for Plant-Based Milks

Plant-based milk – yes, you read that right. Despite the dairy industry’s efforts to get the FDA to crack down on labeling for non-dairy beverages, the plant-based milk category continues to blossom. This article from Supermarket News highlights the brands that are branching off from traditional concepts of plant-based milk and catalyzing even more growth with the…

ONE GREEN PLANET: Plant-Based Product Claims Jump 62% over 4 years!

One Green Planet shares new market research demonstrating enormous growth of plant-based claims on packaged goods.  According to a report by Innova Market Insights, plant-based products and ingredients are becoming more and more popular. This is more than likely due to the fact that consumers are growing increasingly more interested in sustainability, their overall health, and…

INDEPENDENT: Beyond Meat Expands to the UK

As a part of its massive worldwide expansion, Beyond Meat’s Beyond Burger will be available in Tesco stores across the UK this summer. The partnership with Tesco is the result of two years of negotiations that began when Beyond Meat launched the burger in May 2016. Derek Sarno, director of plant-based innovation at Tesco, says…

FORBES: Umami Burger Announces Impossible Burger on All Menus

The popularity of the Impossible Burger continues to grow as gourmet burger chain Umami Burger announces that the plant-based patty will be served at all it’s locations. In another recent win for plant-based eaters, gourmet burger chain Umami Burgerhas announced that the internet famous “bleeding” Impossible Burger will now be the exclusive plant-based burger served at all of its 22…

FOOD & WINE: Plant-Based Meats Disrupting the Food Industry

This article from Food & Wine discusses how plant-based alternatives are infiltrating the mainstream food culture. The recent addition of the Impossible Burger to Air New Zealand’s LA to Auckland flights is the latest push in the global expansion of plant-based meat. Two years ago, Impossible Foods launched the meatless burger, now stocked by more…