Thursday, December 09, 2021  |  9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Opening Keynote - Growth of the Plant-Based Industry

Nil Zacharias
Host, Eat for the Planet Podcast
Holly Adrien
Natural and Organics Strategy and Innovation Manager, Kroger
Rachel Dreskin
CEO, Plant Based Foods Association
Susie Weintraub
CEO, Envision Group, A Division of Compass Group

Much has evolved in the plant-based marketplace since we last gathered for Plant Based World Expo in June of 2019. This panel of industry leading experts and decision makers will highlight the progress and growth of the plant-based category and preview what the future has in store.

Attendees will learn how major retailers, foodservice operators and product manufacturers are evolving their business and the industry as a whole. 

Friday, December 10, 2021  |  9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Welcome to the Plant-Based Family

Tyler Lorenzen
CEO, PURIS Proteins

When Tyler Lorenzen ended his NFL career, his true mission was just beginning. Tyler became CEO of Puris Proteins, continuing a family legacy of bringing healthy, organic foods to market all the way from the seed to the tip of the fork. Puris is the only company that has been growing plant-based food for generations, now 100% vertically-aligned and doing business in all areas of the supply chain. Feeding happy customers all starts with healthy soil and proper farming - attend this session and learn how it's all connected!