NPR: Make Meat Eaters’ Mouths Water with Plants

We all know that there are people out there who simply won’t eat something because it’s labeled as “vegan” or “vegetarian”. So how then do we get people averse to these labels to try new foods that just happen to be plant-based. The answer is simple, just make the foods delicious without advertising the fact…

CNN: Go Plant-Based to Save the Planet!

Changing our way of eating is the best opportunity we have to save this beautiful home of ours, and finally the mainstream media is catching on. This article from CNN sites the science behind why animal product consumtion is so harmful to the environment and even offers a 3-day “Flexitarian Jumpstart” for anyone looking to…

THE ECONOMIST: Plant-Based Protein and America’s Food Supply

The Economist reports on the impact that shifting to plant-based protein could have on the American food supply. The full story also includes a graphic showing the opportunity costs of animal versus plant protein sources. Alon Shepon of the Weizmann Institute and colleagues have looked at this in terms of opportunity costs. Choosing to make…

FOX NEWS: One Third of Americans Identify as Flexitarians

This new study demonstrates the continuing trend towards more plant-based consumption throughout the United States. Fox News reports: The study, conducted by OnePoll in conjunction with So Delicious Dairy Free, examined the eating habits of 2,000 Americans, and found that nearly three in five (59 percent) eat plant-based meals at least once a day. The research, launched ahead of World…

FOODABLE: Plant-Based is a Cultural Shift

This video from Foodable TV highlights the increasing plant-based shift in both the retail and food service space.  Nearly 50% of food influencers are actively seeking more plant-based options. Major retailers are asking their suppliers for more plant-based products for their shelves and restaurants that have added vegan options to menus have seen an increase…

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…

FOOD NAVIGATOR: 39% of Americans Actively Trying to Eat More Plant-Based Foods

Innovative plant-based food options outperform traditional staples, Nielsen finds 20-Jun-2018 By Mary Ellen Shoup Plant-based food options continue to win over Americans’ share of stomach and wallets accounting for nearly 20% of food and beverage dollars spent last year, according to a new report by Nielsen.

THE GUARDIAN: New Study Reveals Massive Impact of Animal Agriculture

Check out this article posted by The Guardian, diving in to new research demonstrating the effect of animal agriculture on our environment and resources. Avoiding meat and dairy products is the single biggest way to reduce your environmental impact on the planet, according to the scientists behind the most comprehensive analysis to date of the…

PLANT BASED NEWS: Documentary “Eating You Alive” Hits Theaters April 6

Plant Based News reports that the largest theatrical release of a plant-based film will take place across the United States on April 6. Highly anticipated plant-based documentary Eating You Alive will play on more than 560 screens across the United States next month. This feature-length documentary looks at why so many Americans are in ill-health – and…