ECOWATCH: New Study Links Dairy Consumption to Prostate Cancer

The body of evidence linking diet to disease continues to grow. This new study focuses specifically on the relationship between dairy consumption and prostate cancer risk. EcoWatch summarizes the results of the study in this article:  In a new study published in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, Mayo Clinic researchers found that eating a…

FOX BUSINESS: Pizza Hut Launches Plant-Based Topping and Compostable Box

Pizza Hut has announced a new sustainability initiative that touches upon both its ingredients and packaging. Learn more about the changes coming to the fast food pizza giant here: Pizza Hut is getting in on the plant-based “meat” fad, and putting the pie in a round box that they say is aimed at making the pizza…

Plant Based World Europe Launches in London 2020

Following the huge success of the Plant Based World Conference & Expo in New York, organiser JD Events is delighted to announce the launch of Plant Based World Europe in London in 2020. The UK is Europe’s largest market for plant-based foods, valued at £470m versus $4.5 bn in the US, and is growing at…

THE NEW YORK TIMES: Big Meat and the Plant-Based Market

The New York Times has put out an article recapping the progress of the plant-based market in relation to large scale meat producers. Read the full article here: But with plant-based burgers, sausages and chicken increasingly popular and available in fast-food restaurants and grocery stores across the United States, a new group of companies has…

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…

Food Science for a Healthier World with Julie Emsing Mann

This month’s feature is a discussion with Julie Emsing Mann, Global Plant Protein Program Manager for Ingredion. Julie is an all-star within the plant-based food movement, combining her passion for a healthier world with a valuable skill-set in food science. She participated in multiple panels as part of the business forum at Plant Based World…

WALL STREET JOURNAL: McDonald’s to Test Beyond Burger in Canada

This news was a matter or when, not if, as finally McDonald’s has announced their venture into the plant-based burger market. If the test follows the behavior of their competitors and ultimately expands to all McDonald’s locations, plant-based burgers will have conquered the fast food market. Could we perhaps be looking forward to an Impossible…

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…

MSN: Trader Joe’s Launches New Plant-Based “Patty”

If you have spent any time in Trader Joe’s over these past couple years, you’ve probably noticed that they have ventured into the world of plant-based meat alternatives. This new announcement is focused on a new product that will look to compete with the big players in the plant-based burger arena. Read the full article…

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…