Entries by Michele Simon

Executive Director’s Update: Dairy Pride Act and Claims of Victory

The National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) recently claimed triumph over labeling of plant-based milks and other dairy alternatives with the passage of the $1.3 trillion Omnibus spending package, signed into law last Friday. Their “win” is in reference to a non-binding report attached to an earlier spending bill. Language in that report directs the Food […]

We had a great time at Expo West!

This year’s Natural Product Expo West left no doubt that the future of food is plant-based. We visited with 50 PBFA members who enthusiastically displayed our “Proud Member” signs. Thanks to the generosity of Daiya Foods, PBFA staff had our first booth at Expo. We were delighted to engage with the constant flow of attendees […]

Join PBFA at Expo West to Celebrate Year 2

Come find us at the Natural Products Expo West, where PBFA will celebrate our second anniversary of promoting the plant-based foods industry. In that short time, we have accomplished a lot, including: Growing to more than 100 members, including Campbell Soup Company and leading almondmilk maker Blue Diamond Growers Policy leadership on the 2018 farm […]

New Report from PBFA: Year 2 in Review

It’s been an exciting second year as our young association reaches the toddler phase. Our fancy new report highlights: Growing to more than 100 company members, 80 affiliates, and 12 investor members; Attracting large members such as Campbell Soup Company; Launching a third membership category for investors; Hosting our first Lobby Day and stalling the […]