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Business Summit
Saturday, June 6, 2020  |  10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Open to Conference Attendees Only

Overcoming the Obstacles to Institutional Food Service Growth

MODERATOR
 
Audrey Lawson-Sanchez
Executive Director, Balanced.org
SPEAKERS
 
Maisie Ganzler
Chief Strategy and Brand Officer, Bon Appetit Management Company
Kristie Middleton
VP Business Development, Rebellyous
 
Sabina Vyas
Dir. Strategic Partnerships, Plant Based Foods Association

Corporate and campus catering companies have been expanding their use of plant-based foods in response to customer demand. However, large schools, hospitals, and other institutions appear to be slower to offer plant-based options in their cafeterias and dining halls. This panel will examine the unique opportunities and challenges in the institutional food service space and how brands, catering companies, and institutions can overcome the barriers to plant-based adoption.