Mark Mallardi on Product Innovation

About Mark Mallardi, Executive Director of NEXT Data & Insights Mark Mallardi is Executive Director, Strategic Development for the NEXT Data & Insights practice area within New Hope Network. NEXT offers proprietary insights into the Natural Products space, and utilizes its comprehensive suite of Data & Insights capabilities to help clients answer the question: “Where […]

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Algae, Mycelium, and Legumes, Oh My!

Exciting innovation in Plant-based ingredients For decades, soy and gluten have been the darlings of the meat analog industry. Their protein content, exceptional texture, and affordability as ingredients made them ideal bases for meat alternatives. And it shows – soy protein ingredients, including isolates, concentrates, and flours, were a $9.07B industry globally as of 2017—and […]

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The Good Food Institute: Scaling for Success

Daniel Karsevar, CEO of PlantBased Solutions lends his insights to the Good Food Institute GFIdeas Community. Read Sophie Troyka’s July 23, 2019 article, Scaling for Success: How to Expand Your Good Food Production  — copied with permission from the Good Food Institute: With demand for plant-based foods skyrocketing, how can producers keep up? Many food startups […]

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Plant Based World Expo June 2019

PlantBased Solutions is proud to participate in the first-ever Plant Based World Expo! Plant Based World Expo is the only event bringing the plant-based movement to a mainstream audience, and PlantBased Solutions is proud to be hosting a breakfast workshop during this one of a kind event. Come, share your passion and learn how your […]

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Soylent’s Bridge: Nutrition on-the-go

Can Soylent ‘Bridge’ cross the gap between meal replacements and snacking? The article (title above) by Jessi Devenyns, gets to the heart of matter: people want nutritious snacks on-the-go! Soylent’s new product, ‘Bridge,’ is on-trend in a number of ways. With its tagline, “The in-between meal,” the beverage seeks to occupy the unique space between […]

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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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