Veganism is going mainstream

The incredible ‘food tech’ at the Vegan movement’s heart continues to make leaps and bounds in both quality and popularity. 2019, here we come! “2019 will be the year veganism goes mainstream,” according to The Economist’s correspondent, John Parker, who wrote The Year of the Vegan. Parker justifies this claim by looking across industries and continents. […]

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PlantBased Solutions Submits Comments on FDA Dairy Alternative Labeling Regulations

As we write this, representatives of the nation’s largest food companies are lobbying the Food and Drug Administration to enforce outdated regulations related to the labeling of dairy alternatives such as milk, yogurt, and cheese. Public health lawyer Michele Simon and the Plant Based Foods Association are calling on the community to submit comments to […]

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Apply Now Plant-Based Investor Pitch Opportunity

Don’t miss this valuable investor pitch opportunity. PlantBased Solutions is proud to partner with GlassWall Syndicate for a plant-based Investor Pitch Breakfast at Natural Products Expo West 2019. PlantBased Solutions’ CEO, David Benzaquen, and PlantBased Solutions’ COO, Daniel Karsevar, are excited about fostering this unique occasion for multiple pre-selected investors to meet one-on-one with accepted brands. Take advantage of this opportunity to […]

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The End of Animal Farming

What would it take to fully replace meat from animals? Adele Peters wrote Can we end animal farming by the end of the century? published on Fast Company, November 6, 2018. The question posed in this article, “What would it take to fully replace meat from animals?” is a thought-provoking one, as is the natural follow-up question, […]

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Ethnic Flavors Spice Up Plant-based Food and Beverage CPG

Ethnic flavors spice up plant-based food offerings according to the article in Food Navigator-USA, “Ethnic Flavors and Other Trends Heat Up in Food and Beverage Launches, Innova Says” published on October 26, 2018 by Mary Ellen Shoup. The article discusses ethnic flavors, plant-based formulations, and use of traditional processing methods (e.g. small batch, stone ground) in new food […]

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Plant-based products leading innovation and sales goals

Plant-based products leading innovation and sales goals Keith Nunes’ article, “Danone’s ‘big, hairy, audacious’ goals” in Food Business News published October, 31, 2018, highlights the mainstream movement toward healthy food.  In the article, Mr. Nunes shares this quote “…we will reach €5 billion in (plant-based) sales,” said Francisco Camacho, executive vice-president of Essential Dairy & Plant-Based […]

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PlantBased Solutions Around The World

The PlantBased Solutions Team Traveling Around The World Highlighting Plant-forward Innovations and Meeting Consumer Demand PlantBased Solutions’ CEO David Benzaquen and COO, Daniel Karsevar are traveling around the world sharing their expertise in the plant-based CPG space. From London, to Seoul via Philadelphia David Benzaquen has been speaking to audiences about innovation in the plant-based […]

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How Big Companies Can Take Cues from Small Companies on Product Innovation

PlantBased Solutions COO Daniel Karsevar talks product innovation: What do small companies bring to the table that big companies do not (with regard to innovation)? Daniel: Small companies are driven by an entrepreneurial mind-set – one of optimism and confidence in their brand. This confidence is based on real-time feedback, by which I mean that […]

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David Benzaquen to Speak at Ivy League Future of Food Conference

The Ivy League Future of Food Conference at the University of Pennsylvania October 12 – 14, 2018 The Ivy League Future of Food Conference is an annual professional conference on plant-based diets and bioethics featuring renowned leaders from across the disciplines. The 2018 conference at the University of Pennsylvania (Penn) will be the largest, most feature-packed […]

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Highlights From Expo East 2018

PlantBased Solutions was well represented in Baltimore this year and there were so many highlights from Expo East 2018, it was difficult to select just a few. From speaking, tasting, mentoring, judging and hosting the PlantBased Solutions team enjoyed every moment of gathering with friends old and new, meeting with start-ups and established brands, and […]

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