Puris: The Brand with the Pulse on the Industry

by Ben Davis You may have only heard of Puris before if you are deeply ingrained in the plant-based marketplace and supply chain. This article’s intention is to change that, as we re-introduce a company that’s evolving its image while staying true to its full-circle mission of turning seeds into delicious foods for hungry consumers….

Think Outside the Lunchbox with Shape Up Us

by Jyl Steinback Moving the global diet toward a healthy plant-based regimen is best done with an aim toward young children and through our school system. That’s the reason Shape Up Us has developed a plant-based curriculum, designed to fight America’s toughest health problems: childhood obesity, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes.  Did you know that: 16%…

Plant-Based Brands! Oatly

by Sarabeth Davis In Plant Based Brands! we trace the success of popular vegan brands. When choosing which brand of non-dairy milk to buy on a given week, or which exciting plant-based product to try, we’re looking for 5 key things: Look, Experience, Flavor, Origin, and Purpose.  This edition’s brand is Oatly. Start by feasting…

Quorn: Putting Meat-Free on School Menus

Abigail Stevens, Marketing and Content Manager for PBWE Europe The past few weeks have seen national discussions around the availability of free school meals sweep the UK and dominate news headlines. This November is National School Meals Week, and we decided to look at how one company is working to support schools to introduce healthier…

Marvelous Matcha!

by Miriam Hahn As the weather cools down I often reach for a warm cup of matcha! You may know that matcha is a form of green tea, but it is special because it’s the only form of green tea in which the entire leaf is consumed (as opposed to brewed tea bags which you…

Spice Up Your Health: Coriander and Cilantro

by Sheetal Parikh, MS, RDN, LDN History Coriander is one of the oldest herbs and spices on record. Coriander was mentioned in the Bible, and the seeds have been found in ruins dating back to 5000 B.C. Its name comes from the Greek word koris, meaning a stink bug. Coriander, also called cilantro or Chinese parsley, is the feathery annual plant of the parsley…

“Walk N Pop” Blueberry Muffins!

by Cynthia Davis In the last edition of the newsletter I wrote about using the flour pulp left from making almond milk to create veggie burgers. This time I get a little more adventurous. This next almond pulp “throw-together” has become a dessert/breakfast staple in my house.  When I buy blueberries, after several days there’s…

Female Founder Showcase: Sonalie Figueiras

The Plant Based World is honored to support Vegan Women Summit’s (VWS) Pathfinder event, taking place December 5th, 2020. The virtual event will feature prominent speakers and offer funding to winners of the pitch competition, available to female entrepreneurs across the globe looking to make an impact in the plant and cell-based marketplace. This showcase…

Building Blocks for a Sustainable Vegeconomy

by Star Simmons During the last few years, the plant-based sector of our economy has experienced exponential growth. While the advantages of adopting a plant-based diet are nothing new to the millions of vegans who have long-since embraced a cruelty-free lifestyle, there has been a steep learning curve for veg-curious consumers who are intrigued by…

Foodnerd: Real Food in a Friendly Package

by Ben Davis This was by far my favorite product review yet! Sitting down on ZOOM with Sharon Cryan, Founder and CEO of Foodnerd, allowed me to enjoy a yummy breakfast with great company while feeling hopeful about the future of our world in the process… what’s better than that? In the video below Sharon…