Following the huge success of the Plant Based World Conference & Expo in New York, organizer JD Events has announced the launch of Plant Based World Europe will take place in London in 2020.
Valued at £470 million, the U.K is Europe’s largest market for plant-based foods and is growing at an exponential rate and shows no sign of slowing down. In fact, one in six products launched in the UK in 2018 carried the vegan claim. People around the world are adopting a plant-based lifestyle as they become aware of the benefits and impacts that eating a plant-based diet has on health and the environment, along with the ethical implications that come with consuming more plant-based products.
“The fundamental shift away from animal product consumption towards more wholesome, plant-based options is our opportunity as a society to create a healthier world for future generations”, commented Ben Davis, Content & Communications Director, Plant Based World Conference & Expo. “Our goal at PBW is to accelerate this shift by providing a professional platform for the global plant-based market to blossom. This message resonated deeply with our inaugural audience in New York and we look forward to bringing the ultimate plant-based experience to London in 2020.”
The event, which will be the only European B2B focused event to bring together plant-based product producers and manufacturers with retailers, distributors, food service providers, restauranteurs, entrepreneurs, investors, and healthcare professionals, will also feature a “Community Day” which will provide access to the general public.
Produced in association with industry experts, the Conference will cater to three key audience groups;
Along with a world-class Conference, the event will also feature an international Exhibition, high-level Networking, and Tasting Opportunities. The Exhibition will showcase hundreds of the latest innovations in plant-based living for the industry to review, taste, and trial.
Plant Based World Europe will take place on October 16th-17th, 2020 at Business Design Centre, London
The Vegan Society
“The Vegan Society is delighted to be partnering with JD Events to help bring the hugely successful Plant Based World Expo and Conference to a European audience next Autumn. The show will see some of the leading innovators and experts in their field present new products and ideas. Working in alignment with The Vegan Society’s approach, it will highlight the rise in plant-based eating and promoting the benefits of a vegan lifestyle using the latest research. Defining the term ‘vegan’ 75 years ago and kickstarting a global movement, The Vegan Society is thrilled to be looking towards the future of veganism at Plant Based World Expo Europe 2020. Join us to be a part of history.” – Abigail Stevens, Trademark Marketing Manager
Follow Your Heart
Plant Based World Expo Europe welcomes Follow Your Heart as a Founding Partner. Follow Your Heart is also a Founding Partner of Plant Based World Expo New York.
Follow Your Heart makes a full range of award-winning products like Vegenaise, the original and #1 vegan mayo, as well as a variety of dairy alternatives including sliced and shredded Vegan Cheeses, a fresh line of Salad Dressings, and new breakfast staples like our dairy-free Yogurts, and VeganEgg.
‘Our mission is to spread the “Follow Your Heart” message throughout the world. The more we put the message out there, the better the world will be.’ - Paul Lewin, Co-Founder of Follow Your Heart
PB&Co is the UK’s foremost plant-based product development agency. Now in their 6th year, PB&Co is the UK food industry's go-to on everything plant-based Product Development, Scaling and Sales. Working with senior management and business owners looking to deliver their plant-based targets. PB&Co client roll call includes top brands such as Tofurky and Jack & Bry.
Jennifer Pardoe of PB&Co
‘The huge growth of plant-based in the UK over last 5 years has moved - from what once was just an exciting trend - to a massive dietary and lifestyle shift. And yet, it is only the beginning.’ That’s why we are hugely supportive of Plant Based World Expo & Conference in uniting all plant-based brands for one major event. We are delighted to partner with Jonathan Morley and his team to grow plant-based innovation even further.’
Plant Based News
Plant Based News will act as a media partner for the event.
Plant Based News brings you the latest news about health and environmental news, animal rights, ethical consumerism, plant-based food trends and much more! We deliver information via plantbasednews.org as well as across a number of social media platforms of 1.4 million followers and reaching approximately 22 million people each month