Miscellaneous News

Albertsons Companies Launch First ‘Certified Plant Based’ Private Label Foods

The Plant Based Foods Association congratulates Albertsons Companies for the launch of their new “Own Brands” Certified Plant Based foods. PBFA partnered with Albertsons Companies, Inc., which is one of the largest food and drug retailers in the United States with over 2,200 stores, on the certification and launch of the new Certified Plant Based foods, which are also USDA-certified organic, making Albertsons is the first retailer to certify their private label products based on PBFA’s certification. On each food item, the “Certified Plant Based” seal is prominently displayed on the front of the packaging.

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We Had a Great Time at Expo West 2019!

The entire PBFA staff descended upon Anaheim earlier this month for our third year at Natural Products Expo West, where it seemed that plant-based foods dominated the show!

Our Executive Director Michele Simon discussed policy updates related to plant-based foods with New Hope Network Senior Editor Jenna Blumenfeld during the “Growing the Plant-Based Market” session.

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We’re Growing! New PBFA Board & Staff

PBFA is celebrating the start of 2019 with some exciting changes to our growing team! I’m thrilled to announce the addition of two new board members, as well as some new staff.

I’m delighted to welcome Suzanne Hagener, director of brand marketing, non-dairy products, at Blue Diamond Growers, and Lauren Beck, the head of U.S. government relations at Kellogg Company to our board of directors. They each have the passion, drive, and experience to make them valuable assets to the PBFA board, and their talents will help guide our efforts to help America grow plant-based! Read more

Media Coverage for December 2018

Total Press Hits Generated: 17

  • Online: 4
  • Broadcast (TV/Radio): 0
  • Print (Newspapers & Magazines): 13

Total Circulation Reached: 302,468

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We are hiring! Job posting – Development / Major Gifts

Do you want to be part of an exciting organization dedicated to the advocacy and support of healthy and sustainable eating? The Plant Based Foods Association represents 125 company members including many of the nation’s leading brands. Our mission is to promote the plant-based foods industry by removing obstacles to a fair and competitive marketplace for alternatives to animal ingredients and products.

PBFA is seeking a full-time development / major gifts fundraising expert. Are you passionate about plant-based foods? Help us build and enhance relationships to support our 501 C-3 non-profit arm, the PBFA Research and Education Fund. Read more