Panelists Include Representatives from Kroger, Compass Group and the Plant Based Foods Association

By vast

Published: April 6, 2019

Category: The Organic & Non-GMO Report Newsletter

Ann Beaty, director, Kroger Merchandising Consulting at 84.51° and Edward Brown, president, Restaurant Associates, will join Michele Simon, executive director, Plant Based Foods Association, for the opening day keynote to discuss The Growth of the Plant-Based Foods Industry at Plant Based World Conference & Expo (PBW) taking place on June 7-8, 2019 at the Javits Convention Center in New York City. 

The expert panel will provide a broad outlook on how retailers, food service providers, and brands can explore opportunities and tap into this market, pulling from lessons of past success and budding trends that will shape the growth of plant-based foods and the food industry as a whole.

In addition to this keynote, Plant Based World will be offering The Eat for the Future Business Forum which will include sessions designed to educate professionals from retail, food service and brands. See the updated conference agenda here.

The Plant Based World Conference & Expo will feature leading plant-based food industry companies like Founding Partner, Follow Your Heart; Gold Sponsors 22 Days Nutrition, No Evil Foods, and Good Catch Foods; and Silver Sponsors Daiya, Tofurky and Miyoko’s Kitchen. Other Sponsors include Dr. Praeger’s, Ingredion and Upton’s Naturals. For more information, click here. Companies interested in exhibiting can contact Michelle Bonina, Sales & Business Development Director at 203-416-1924 or  

For more information about Plant Based World Conference & Expo, visit