Excitement and Responsibility of Progress

FROM THE DESK OF BEN DAVIS CONTENT & COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR PLANT BASED WORLD CONFERENCE & EXPO What a crazy month September has been! It all started at the Good Food Conference in San Fransisco, to Natural Products Expo in Baltimore, to the Plant Based Nutrition Healthcare Conference in Oakland and now I’m headed back east…

USA TODAY: Impossible Burger Set for Retail Launch

We’ve been waiting a while for this announcement! Impossible Burger is coming to grocery stores. Check out the details of the announcement here via USA Today: The plant-based meat patty, already on the menu at White Castle, Burger King, Red Robin and The Cheesecake Factory, is making its grocery store debut Friday at California-based Gelson’s Markets. Silicon Valley-based Impossible Foods, founded…

HEALTH: A Nutritionist Review of the Game Changers Documentary

While I was fortunate enough to have seen The Game Changers screened prior to its release, last night’s premier did not disappoint. The powerhouse team behind the James Cameron production had kept the world on the edge of its seat for the past couple years – but the time has finally come! This film targets…

FORBES: Opening Day for Beyond Meat at KFC is a Huge Success

When you hear the words “fast food” you usually don’t think of hour-long lines stretching around the block… But that is exactly what took place at the debut of Beyond Meat fried chicken at KFC in Atlanda this past week. Read the full article from Forbes here: KFC debuted its plant-based chicken–Beyond Fried Chicken–at a…

Game Changers for Public Awareness

FROM THE DESK OF BEN DAVIS CONTENT & COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR PLANT BASED WORLD CONFERENCE & EXPO The term “plant-based” has hit its stride in mainstream culture this past year, but the movement still has a ways to go. As the lungs of our planet in South America conspicuously send massive plumes of smoke into the…

Eating Well is Not Impossible After All

FROM THE DESK OF BEN DAVIS CONTENT & COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR PLANT BASED WORLD CONFERENCE & EXPO   The state of our world from a food perspective is currently quite chaotic. Items up and down grocery store shelves are decorated with fancy new certifications, claims of life-saving superfood ingredients, CBD dosages, etc. Heck, even major meat…

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…

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…

CNN: New York City to Adopt Meatless Mondays Across All Public Schools

In a move that has already garnered mainstream media attention, NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced that all NYC public schools will adopt the Meatless Monday program. The decision is made in collaboration with Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, who has been working to introduce meatless meals and education surrounding plant-based eating throughout the…