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…

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…

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…

FAST COMPANY: Making Food Sound Delicious with Creative Labeling

The increase in brands launching plant-based foods, beverages and products of all sorts has brought with it an influx of new marketing challenges. How a company chooses to label its product is an essential piece of targeting the proper audience. This article dives into this topic and finds the conclusion that simply making new, healthy…

FOOD NAVIGATOR: An Eye on Unsweetened Plant-Based Milks

Food Navigator puts a spotlight on the trend towards plant-based milks without added sweeteners. VIDEO Califia Farms: ‘Unsweetened products are driving volume in plant-based milks, and oatmilk really delivers with no added sugar’ 23-Jan-2019 By Elaine Watson While Califia Farms’ barista blend oatmilk was designed to deliver exceptional performance for the specialty coffee trade, oatmilk also…

SUPERMARKET NEWS: Plant-Based Milks Lead the Way in Retail

Supermarket News reports on the continued growth of the plant-based milk sector. Check out the full article for insight on some of today’s leading brands! Alternatives to traditional cow’s milk have been around for a while, often purchased by those who couldn’t tolerate dairy. But over the last decade, customers began choosing non-dairy milks like…

SUPERMARKET NEWS: Continued Growth for Plant-Based Milks

Plant-based milk – yes, you read that right. Despite the dairy industry’s efforts to get the FDA to crack down on labeling for non-dairy beverages, the plant-based milk category continues to blossom. This article from Supermarket News highlights the brands that are branching off from traditional concepts of plant-based milk and catalyzing even more growth with the…

FOODABLE: Plant-Based is a Cultural Shift

This video from Foodable TV highlights the increasing plant-based shift in both the retail and food service space.  Nearly 50% of food influencers are actively seeking more plant-based options. Major retailers are asking their suppliers for more plant-based products for their shelves and restaurants that have added vegan options to menus have seen an increase…

LIVEKINDLY: JUST Plant-Based Egg Set to Hit Retail and Food Service Locations

Remember that favorite breakfast sandwich you loved before switching to a plant-based diet? New JUST Egg is giving that experience back and is set to be available at food service establishments and retail locations across the United States in the coming months. Check out LIVEKINDLY’s full report here: The product is made from mung beans,…