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…

Trick or (non-traditional) Treat!

by Miriam Hahn Halloween is one of those holidays that goes against my deep-rooted health principles. I love the costumes, the decorations, all of the festivities and seeing the excitement in most kids’ eyes… it’s just the candy with which I have a problem. Giving kids huge amounts of unhealthy, sugar-filled sweets feels wrong on…

Colorado Crummies: The Whole Food Meat Substitute

I met Stephanie Baudhuin, founder of Colorado Crummies, at the local farmers market here in Loveland, Colorado this fall. I was excited to find out that her homemade meat crumble alternative was made with 100% whole plant ingredients and no additives or fillers. We sat down with Stephanie to ask some questions about the concept…

Female Founder Showcase: Priyanka Srinivas

The Plant Based World is honored to support Vegan Women Summit’s 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. Our first showcase…

The Delicious Delicata!

by Miriam Hahn If you have been wondering what the heck this new-found beauty is sitting next to the butternut squash, let me introduce you to Delicata Squash! I love delicata squash for so many reasons. It’s a great source of fiber, potassium, magnesium, manganese, and vitamins B and C. But beyond the health benefits it is…

GLOBAL 12 BILLION MISSION: Certified Master Chef James Corwell

The Plant Based World had the pleasure of connecting with James Beard Certified Master Chef, James Corwell, for LIVE Webinar/Q+A in preparation for his keynote address at the United Nations PRME Event on Global Sustainability. The PRME virtual conference is set to take place this October 26-29. REGISTER NOW! Check out the full, nearly hour-long…

Get to Know Dot Foods: Opportunity for Brands

You have likely seen their trucks on interstates all across the country, but do you know what Dot Foods does? We had the pleasure of connecting with Rodd Willis, Director of Natural and Specialty at Dot Foods, to learn a bit more about the unique and important role that this redistribution business plays in the…

Decoding the Female Founder Report: Opportunity for Investors

by Ben Davis In the first moments of connecting with Jennifer Stojkovic, founder of Vegan Women Summit (VWS), I was faced with a mind-boggling statistic: only 3% of global capital investments go towards female entrepreneurs, and only a measly 1% go towards women of color. In an effort to not get hung up on this…