CNET: Nestle Adds Plant-Based Meat to Italian Product Lines

Nestle has announced a plant-based alteration to its classic Stouffer’s lasagna and Digiorno pizza. The new items will use Sweet Earth plant-based meat crumbles, but still contain cheese. It is exciting to see plant-based meat making its way into new product categories. I’ll keep an eye and be sure to snag one for myself when…

A Better World for All Beings

This month’s special Thanksgiving edition feature is with none other than David Meyer, founder of Adopt-a-pet.com and co-founder of Food System Innovations. David is the embodiment of serving a higher purpose, following his calling to do everything in his power to make the world a better place for animals. David played a crucial behind-the-scenes role…

Flavors To Be Thankful For with Chefs Pete Cervoni and Fran Costigan

What is Thanksgiving without delicious, homemade food that comes from the heart? Two of our Plant Based World ALL-STARS, chefs Pete Cervoni and Fran Costigan, volunteered their Thanksgiving recipe of choice to share with you all this holiday season. Pete Cervoni is the Corporate Chef for Good Catch Foods and has been a vegan chef…

FORBES: Egg Alternatives Enter the Market

We’ve seen the plant-based milks, meats and cheeses… so what is next? It is time for those of us who no longer eat eggs to have a real breakfast option! The egg alternative space is ripe for innovation, led by companies such as Follow Your Heart, JUST and Daiya. Brian Kateman, President of the Reducetarian…

CB INSIGHTS: Disrupting the Global Meat Market

CB Insights has released a new report on the impact of meat alternatives on the meat industry. The report is available in a 30+ page downloadable document, but this article serves as a useful summary of its findings: Despite high-profile deals in the sector, the industrial meat industry faces a rising tide of challenges related…

CNN BUSINESS: Burger King Launches the Rebel Whopper in Europe

Following the success of the Impossible Burger’s U.S. debut this past year, Burger King has announced a plant-based foray into the European market. The fast food giant has elected to go with a plant-based patty made by The Vegetarian Butcher, a brand owned by Unilever. The new menu item will go by the name “Rebel…

LOS ANGELES TIMES: Impossible Pork Enters China Market

Impossible Foods sees plant-based pork as the key to entering the market in China. Impossible Foods Inc. is working to launch plant-based pork as it looks to enter China, the crown jewel of the $2.7-trillion global meat market. “We already have very good prototypes of plant-based pork,” Chief Executive Pat Brown said in a Bloomberg…

Community Fuels Humility

FROM THE DESK OF BEN DAVIS CONTENT & COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR PLANT BASED WORLD CONFERENCE & EXPO In last month’s blog post I felt called to share some thoughts on the feeling of attending events throughout the country where the leaders of the plant-based movement were gathering. I was struck by the palpable energy level and…

Plant Based World Launches in Europe

This month’s feature is a special edition conversation following the announcement of the launch of Plant Based World Conference & Expo EUROPE, taking place in October of 2020. Read the full press release here. Jonathan Morley is the Managing Director of Plant Based World’s expansion to the European market. He brings to this role a career…

NEWSWEEK: Denny’s Teams Up with Beyond Meat for Burger Giveaway

Another legacy U.S. restaurant chain has launched a plant-based burger option. Denny’s is getting creative with the release, offering the burger free of charge on Halloween at locations in L.A. Get the full scoop from Newsweek here: Denny’s Beyond Burger was on October 28, in all Los Angeles locations. The burger features a plant-based patty…