The NFL and Plant-Based Eating Collide for PBW Closing Keynote

NEW YORK, NY, April 10, 2019 – Derrick Morgan, Linebacker for the Tennessee Titans and his wife, plant-based Chef Charity Morgan will present Plant-Based Play Makers as the Closing Community Day keynote on June 8, 2019 at Plant Based World Conference & Expo (PBW). The Expo will be taking place on June 7 – 8, 2019…

Plant Based World Announces Seth Goldman, Executive Chair of Beyond Meat and Co-Founder of Honest Tea as Keynote Speaker

Early Bird Registration Expires on April 5 – Register Now to Save $300   New York, NY, April 4, 2019 – Seth Goldman, Co-Founder & TeaEO Emeritus of Honest Teaand Executive Chair of Beyond Meat will present Turning a Mission Driven Business into a Mainstream Revolution during his keynote talk to kick off all Saturday programming at Plant Based World Conference & Expo (PBW) taking…

NY TIMES: This is No Joke! The Impossible Whopper Debuts at Burger King

It may be April 1, but this announcement is dead serious. News platforms erupted this morning with Burger King dropping the launch of the “Impossible Whopper” at 57 St. Louis locations. BK is the biggest fast casual chain yet to offer a plant-based alternative to a traditional burger. With Carl’s Jr and A&W already sporting…

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…

Announcing the Plant Based World Buyer Advisory Council

Key Food Industry Players are Lending Expert Guidance to the Event’s Design and Development  New York, NY, March 27, 2019 – Plant Based World Conference & Expo (PBW) has announced the PBW Buyer Advisory Council. Members represent leaders in the industry including retailers, distributors and brokers, who are committed to the success of the plant-based foods market.  The…

SKIFT TABLE: Red Robin Turns to Plant-Based Burgers to Increase Sales

It’s no longer a secret that consumers are looking for meat-free options, even at traditionally meat-heavy establishments like All-American burger joints. Red Robin has taken noticed and announced the addition of the Impossible Burger at all 570 of its US locations. The move comes after a disappointing year for Red Robin from a sales perspective….

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…

Food Industry Leaders Come Together to Present Opening Keynote Panel at Plant Based World Conference & Expo

Panelists Include Representatives from Kroger, Compass Group and the Plant Based Foods Association   New York, NY, March 13, 2019 – Ann Beaty, Director, Kroger Merchandising Consulting at 84.51° and Edward Brown,President, Restaurant Associates will join Michele Simon, Executive Director, Plant Based Foods Association for the opening day keynote to discuss The Growth of  the Plant-Based…

Plant-Based Innovation and Culture at Whole Foods Market with Jessica Pastore

If there’s one retail store that is known for bringing the best in natural food options to consumers across the country, it’s Whole Foods Market. This month we are excited to connect with Jessica Pastore, Senior Pricing Analyst for Whole Foods with a particular passion and expertise in plant-based eating. In this conversation Jessica tells…

Plant-Based is the New Natural Food

FROM THE DESK OF BEN DAVIS CONTENT & COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR PLANT BASED WORLD CONFERENCE & EXPO Walking the expo floor at Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim last week, one thing was clear: the future of natural food is plant-based. Nearly every other booth was decorated with plant and vegetation imagery with the terms “plant-based”…