Milking the Plant Revolution: How the Dairy Aisle is Changing

  • Friday, 09/15/2017: 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
  • Room: Hilton, Holiday Ballroom 1


In this new era of conscientious eating along with changing nutrition and health needs, thoughtful food consumers are seeking more healty, great tasting, plant-based options. Increasingly, plant-based dairy alternatives are lining the fridge at retail; however, with this shift comes additional need for consumer education, political action and an understanding of plant-based nutrition and ingredient innovatoin.

In this session, Michele Simon, Doug Radi, and Cheryl Mitchell will explore topics such as:

  • The Dairy Pride Act and its effect on plant-based products and labeling
  • How to merchandise plant-based dairy alternatives, especially those that extend beyond the milk category
  • Consumer demand for plant-based ingredients and products that offer different nutrition profiles


Cheryl Mitchell

Sr. VP Ingredient Manufacturing
Elmhurst Milked

Doug Radi

Good Karma Foods

Michele Simon JD, MPH

Executive Director
Plant Based Foods Association