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September 11-12, 2024, JAVITS CENTER, NEW YORK

Buyers Council

Plant Based World Expo has assembled a council of food industry buyers to help guide the development of the event. We are excited to work with these leaders who are helping make plant-based foods more accessible to consumers everywhere!


“Food is not just about the instant gratification but also the long term effects and plant-based diets are helping lead the way in this march forward. Plant Based World offers a platform for the manufacturers to gather and share the amazing work they are doing. It also gives buyers an opportunity to see the innovation that is changing the market and making plant-based a very approachable lifestyle.”

-Erica Gibson, Vendor Relations Manager, DPI Specialty Foods – Northwest

“Plant Based Foods have moved into the mainstream and are being driven by growing consumer awareness of the connection between the foods they purchase and the impact their production has on the environment. Our member and associate food co-ops are pioneers in supporting Plant Based Foods and continue to prioritize innovation to keep up with co-op shoppers’ increasing demand.”

-Jason Stein, Category Management Director, National Co-Op Grocers