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Embracing fruits and vegetables as a lifestyle choice

- Produce Blueprints
At the Center for Plant-Based Living, our mission transcends merely promoting a plant-based diet; it’s about nurturing a lifestyle change.

SunOpta hires produce veteran as next CEO

- General News
SunOpta Inc., a U.S.-based global pioneer fueling the future of sustainable, plant-based foods and beverages, today announced the planned retirement of Joseph D. Ennen. After five years of dedicated service, Mr. Ennen will retire from SunOpta as its Chief Executive Officer and director on SunOpta’s Board of Directors.

Reclaiming the term ‘plant-based’

- Analysis
It’s not looking good for the plant-based meat industry, which was enjoying such a vogue before the pandemic.

Mushroom Council and Culinary Institute of America launch video series

- General News
The Mushroom Council and The Culinary Institute of America recently launched “Mushrooms in the Plant-Forward Kitchen,” an educational video series spotlighting to chefs the many ways to incorporate mushrooms into globally-inspired, plant-forward cooking.

Tattooed Chef to seek Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and asset sale

- General News
Tattooed Chef, Inc., a leader in plant-based foods, announced today that it intends to file for protection under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California and intends to pursue a sale of substantially all of its assets under Section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code.

California Walnuts global campaign raises plant-based Omega-3 awareness

- General News
California Walnuts is raising awareness of the health benefits associated with omega-3 alpha-linoleic acid (ALA), while spotlighting the many ways that the versatility of walnuts can help increase the intake of omega-3 in the diet.

Chick-fil-A to test cauliflower sandwich

- General News
Chick-fil-A is testing a one-of-a-kind sandwich entrée, and it has everyone doing a double take wondering if it's the original Chick-fil-A Chicken Sandwich or its stunt double.

Chartwells launches “Veg Out” plant-forward school lunch options

- General News
In surveying school-aged students, Chartwells K12 found 1 in 3 rated vegetarian or vegan options extremely or very important when choosing lunch at school. Thirty-seven percent said they would eat school lunch more often if there were more vegetarian and vegan choices.

Pairwise announces advisory board with decades of industry experience

- General News
Pairwise, a mission-driven, health-focused food and agriculture company that is using gene editing to positively transform what we eat, announced the inaugural five members of its advisory board.

The Produce Reporter Week in Review – September 23, 2022

- Analysis
Pamela is in Nashville at the SEPC Southern Innovations conference, where several of the hot news topics will be on the agenda, including vertical farming, inflation and whether plant-based foods are friend or foe to the produce industry.