PLANTBASED SOLUTIONS: The Inaugural Plant Based World Expo – A Smashing Success

PlantBased Solutions, a marketing agency focused on growing plant-based businesses, posted this blog post raving about their experience at Plant Based World this past weekend. Check out the full post and learn more about what they have to offer here: The first-ever trade show devoted exclusively to plant-based businesses and healthcare organizations promoting plant-based eating…

PROGRESSIVE GROCER: A Tasting Tour of Plant Based World Expo

Of all the excitement that took place at the Javits Center this past weekend, one thing to note was the presence of the mainstream food industry. Buyers from large scale food retailers, distributors and food service providers have taken notice of the increased consumer demand for plant-based options. The Plant Based World expo floor gave…

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….

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…

Growing Vegan Yogurt Sales as an Indicator of Evolving Consumer Preference

by Aditi Yadwadkar The alarming rise in the prevalence of life-threatening lifestyle diseases is influencing consumers to alter their dietary patterns. Consumers are willing to make mindful choices by investing in nutritious food and beverage products. The evolution in consumer behavior has translated into an increase in demand for plant-based, organic, and vegan products. Though…

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:…

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…

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…