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FROM THE DESK OF BEN DAVIS CONTENT & COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR PLANT BASED WORLD CONFERENCE & EXPO It has been a huge month for plant-based foods, and the mainstream media and business community are paying attention to this space like never before. This is in large part thanks to the success of leading plant-based brands Beyond…

CNN BUSINESS: The Meatless Burger Revolution

Plant-based proteins show no sign of slowing down with regards to mainstream awareness and media attention. This week alone Beyond Meat has successfully launched its IPO and Impossible Foods expands to Burger King locations across the United States. CNN Business continues to cover the trend, which it now describes as “The Meatless Burger Revolution”: Beyond (BYND) had…

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…

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”…

THE SPOON: Light Life Launches into the Plant-Based Burger Arena

Do these burgers look familiar? Light Life – a Greenleaf Foods brand under the Maple Leaf umbrella – has just launched what appears to be it’s version of the Beyond Burger. Similar to their competitor, the patties are made of pea protein and are GMO, soy and gluten-free. We will have to see if they…

FOODBEV MEDIA: Nestlé Throws its Hat into the Plant-Based Burger Arena

Nestle is certainly paying attention to the plant-based protein space. The food giant starts the new year with announcement that it will be launching its own meat-like, plant-based burger patty. This will be an interesting market to keep an eye on as more players join the fray. Read the full article on FoodBevMedia.com: Set to…

SEEKING ALPHA: Beyond Meat IPO and the Plant-Based Revolution

This article posted on Seeking Alpha discusses Beyond Meat going public and the contributing factors towards our changing food system. Summary The coming IPO of Beyond Meat is a signal of the plant-based food revolution and a large-scale disruption of the food industry. The US is late as the vegan movement is racing ahead in…