WHOLEFOODS MAGAZINE: This is Here to Stay, and Keep Growing

WholeFoods Magazine released this recap of Plant Based World Conference & Expo, highlighting the expo floor experience and key takeaways from the business conference. Read the full article here: New York City, NY–The Plant Based World Conference & Expo (PBWCE) was packed—at times, attendees couldn’t make it through the aisles. Plant-based meat was, to no…

WATT AG NET: World Poultry Leader Announces Plans for Plant-Based Protein

The world is realizing that it is time to change, as the trend of massive meat producing companies tapping in to the plant-based protein market continues. Check out this update from WattAgNet on the announcement of the new venture: JBS is the world’s largest poultry company and a global leader in the pork and beef industries….

CNBC: Little Caesars Adds Plant-Based Sausage to Pizza Menu

That’s right… Little Caesars, the company currently advertising its pizza that is quite literally wrapped in bacon, has announced the introduction of plant-based Impossible sausage to its menu. Hopefully we will be hearing an announcement for plant-based cheese soon! Read the full article on CNBC here: Little Caesars CEO David Scrivano noticed a steady trend…

Big Retail’s Plant-Based Influence with Ann Beaty

This month we are excited to bring you a conversation with Ann Beaty, Director of Kroger Merchandising Consulting at 84.51°. Ann’s experience working with the largest grocery chain in the U.S. combined with her personal connection to plant-based eating has given her a unique and valuable perspective on the plant-based foods market. Ann discusses her…

5 Key Trends Driving Adoption of Vegan Baking Ingredients

by Mahesh Hegde Veganism has evolved from being a mere fad into a lifestyle adopted by millions of people around the world. The paradigm shift in consumer behavior has meant that market players, cutting across sectors and industries, have had to adapt quickly. The impact of the massive push toward veganism is also palpable in…

CNN BUSINESS: The Meatless Burger Revolution

Plant-based proteins show no sign of slowing down with regards to mainstream awareness and media attention. This week alone Beyond Meat has successfully launched its IPO and Impossible Foods expands to Burger King locations across the United States. CNN Business continues to cover the trend, which it now describes as “The Meatless Burger Revolution”: Beyond (BYND) had…

Cell Based Tech and the Rapidly Growing Plant Based Food Industry

Although tried and true vegan staples like tofu stir fry, lentils and falafel have served plant based eaters well over the years, the options and palates for new age plant based eaters are transforming. The concept of plant based foods with animal based textures and flavors is becoming a phenomenon. It turns out, consumers desire…