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For Immediate Release
Sacha Cohen

Plant Based World Expo Features Industry Leaders and Next Generation Product Innovations
Speakers include Tyler Lorenzen, former NFL player and current CEO of Puris Proteins.

NEW YORK November 2, 2021 –  Companies looking to meet the explosive consumer demand for plant-based foods won’t want to miss Plant Based World Expo North America (PBW), December 9-10, 2021 at the Javits Center in New York. PBW is the only professional 100% plant-based focused event for foodservice and retail professionals, distributors, investors, and manufacturers. 


Plant Based World Expo will feature renowned plant-based experts, thought leaders, and innovators including keynote speaker former NFL player and current CEO of Puris Proteins, Tyler Lorenzen. Attendees will have an opportunity to hear from industry leaders from The Plant Based Foods Association, Vejii, The Good Food Institute, Envision Group, A Division of Compass Group, Kroger, Spins, and many more.


“The plant-based industry is growing faster than ever and is expected to exceed $162 billion within the next decade,” says Benjamin Davis, VP of Content at PBW.  “Our programming this year is carefully curated to meet the evolving needs of foodservice and retail industry professionals who are looking for the best ways to meet enormous consumer demand. From merchandising and e-commerce to plant-based trends and next generation plant-based products, PBW has it all.”

An estimated 3,000 attendees will have the opportunity to sample new products that will be the talk of 2022 and beyond from companies committed to harnessing the power of plant-based. Representatives from the Culinary Institute of America, Chipotle, Conagra Brands, Sodexo, Blue Apron, UNFI, Aramark, Triumph Hotels, and many more are already registered.

In addition to a who’s who of industry speakers, the world-class B2B conference and expo features 250+ exhibitors and brands from around the world, plus high-level networking, learning, and tasting opportunities. Exhibitors such as Hooray Foods and Omni Foods will showcase innovations in plant-based pork products (bacon and SPAM), while Eclipse Foods will serve up plant-based ice-cream that’s creamy and functions just like a dairy ice-cream base. Functional plant-based foods such as plant protein mixes, bars, and drinks will also be on display as well as sustainable packaging; non-GMO, organic, and natural clean label flavorings; fast-casual options; and much more.

More information about the show and how to register can be found at www.plantbasedworldexpo.com. To inquire about exhibiting at the upcoming show, please contact Sam Morley at sam@jdevents.com.

About Plant Based World Expo

Plant Based World Expo is produced by JD Events, dedicated to the creation of targeted and innovative industry-leading events that deliver results. The company brings together highly qualified buying audiences, education-rich content and high-level networking opportunities -- all geared toward increasing collaboration in the markets it serves.