Trying a Plant-Based Diet is Easy!

January 25, 2021

Veganuary I decided to try a ‘Veganuary‘ diet this month. It’s been easy, fun, and a great learning experience. As a Brand Consultant, many of my customers and much of my focus is on Natural, Organic, Plant-Based, Health & Well-Being Products. Exploring new items and recipes is a passion and natural extension of my work.…

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Food & Beverage Trends for 2021

Food & Beverage Trends for 2021: Eating Out at Home Tops the List

November 10, 2020

Top 2021 Predictions – Whole Foods Market, the Specialty Food Association and ADM COVID-19 has increased our awareness of a healthy diet and lifestyle and the Food & Beverage Trends for 2021 will focus on the changes from this past year. Working from home and staying safe have prompted us to cook at home. Instead…

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More Consumers Will Be Plant-Based | Vegan Butter Guide

October 14, 2020

Vegan and Plant-Based diets continue to be more popular. Appealing packaging, the innovative improvement in taste and support from retailers, media and investors has increased the depth of product offerings and new startup CPG companies. Fewer people are eating animal products with more focus on a healthier lifestyle and including a diet incorporating plant-based foods.…

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Plant-Based News

The Winners Are – SOFI and Best Bite Awards 2020

September 4, 2020

Veganuary participants revealed 32% are eating more vegan food due to COVID-19.  Plant-based and vegan brands are on fire and in the news with their growth. Many of us are shifting to a healthier plant-based life-style. Natural Products Global The Specialty Food Association Reveals 2020 SOFI Award Winners. Patagonia Provisions, Republic of Tea, Hops & Sesame, Savannah Bee Company, Katherine…

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We Love Our Plant-Based Brands

July 25, 2020

    17 Emerging Brands Pitched on Startup CPG What a fabulous and fun EVENT by Startup CPG and the passionate and innovative brand owners. A plant-based queso, sea-weed snacks and granola butter were the winners. Many more fabulous emerging brands to watch. Food Loca Foods, 12 Tides, Kween, Sabor Mexicano Foods, The Organic Pantry Co. Saint Ivy, Good Idea Drinks, Edible Odyssey, Honeycut…

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Virtual Conferences Natural Products

Miss Trade Events? Here Are 5 Ways to Connect Online

July 6, 2020

Matchmaking services and digital connections are stepping in to fill the void left by expos and conferences, and several show promise as brands look for new ways to connect with buyers and suppliers. Though there’s nothing as slick as today’s dating apps, I’ve found several creative ways to choose partners for my business. As an…

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You Are In The Natural Products Business At The Right Time

April 28, 2020

  Supplements Are In Demand Supplements are set for a record year of growth. Insights from Natural Products Global, Nutrition Business Journal (NBJ) and confirmed by Nutritional Outlook and IRI studies show Vitamin C, D, Zinc and Elderberry sales are benefitting from the current pandemic with sales growth that is skyrocketing. If you have shopped in your favorite health…

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