PROGRESSIVE GROCER: A Tasting Tour of Plant Based World Expo

Of all the excitement that took place at the Javits Center this past weekend, one thing to note was the presence of the mainstream food industry. Buyers from large scale food retailers, distributors and food service providers have taken notice of the increased consumer demand for plant-based options. The Plant Based World expo floor gave…

THE GOOD FOOD INSTITUTE: Insights from Plant Based World

The Good Food Institute has been leading the way in supporting the growth of the meat alternatives space. GFI team members were active on site at Plant Based World Conference & Expo this past weekend, including Caroline Bushnell and Zak Weston, both of whom moderated panels in the Eat For The Future Business Forum. Anyone…

WHOLEFOODS MAGAZINE: This is Here to Stay, and Keep Growing

WholeFoods Magazine released this recap of Plant Based World Conference & Expo, highlighting the expo floor experience and key takeaways from the business conference. Read the full article here: New York City, NY–The Plant Based World Conference & Expo (PBWCE) was packed—at times, attendees couldn’t make it through the aisles. Plant-based meat was, to no…

Plant Based World Conference & Expo is Next Week – Event Overview

Plant-Based Community Set to Convene in June at Javits Center for Plant Based World Conference & Expo Event to Bring Together Industry and Consumers to Focus on the Trend that is Revolutionizing The Food System NEW YORK, NY, May 28, 2019 – On June 7-8 the plant-based foods industry will gather for the first ever…

WATT AG NET: World Poultry Leader Announces Plans for Plant-Based Protein

The world is realizing that it is time to change, as the trend of massive meat producing companies tapping in to the plant-based protein market continues. Check out this update from WattAgNet on the announcement of the new venture: JBS is the world’s largest poultry company and a global leader in the pork and beef industries….

CNBC: Little Caesars Adds Plant-Based Sausage to Pizza Menu

That’s right… Little Caesars, the company currently advertising its pizza that is quite literally wrapped in bacon, has announced the introduction of plant-based Impossible sausage to its menu. Hopefully we will be hearing an announcement for plant-based cheese soon! Read the full article on CNBC here: Little Caesars CEO David Scrivano noticed a steady trend…

Embracing Capitalism and Technology for Social Progress

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…

Big Retail’s Plant-Based Influence with Ann Beaty

This month we are excited to bring you a conversation with Ann Beaty, Director of Kroger Merchandising Consulting at 84.51°. Ann’s experience working with the largest grocery chain in the U.S. combined with her personal connection to plant-based eating has given her a unique and valuable perspective on the plant-based foods market. Ann discusses her…

5 Key Trends Driving Adoption of Vegan Baking Ingredients

by Mahesh Hegde Veganism has evolved from being a mere fad into a lifestyle adopted by millions of people around the world. The paradigm shift in consumer behavior has meant that market players, cutting across sectors and industries, have had to adapt quickly. The impact of the massive push toward veganism is also palpable in…