Best Cities for Vegans and Vegetarians
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Personal finance website WalletHub has released its report on 2019’s Best Cities for Vegans & Vegetarians.
To determine the “best and cheapest” places for following a plant-based diet, WalletHub compared the 100 largest cities across 17 …

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Global Food Forum

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Global Food Forum, Wall Street JournalA Global Food Forum will take place October 7, 2019, at the InterContinental New York Barclay, 111 East 48th Street, New York City. Sponsored by the Wall Street Journal, it will “explore key risks and opportunities shaping the global business of food”.

Speakers include:
Dirk Van de Put chairman and CEO, Mondelez International; Frank Yiannas, deputy commissioner for food policy and response, U.S. Food and Drug Administration; David Friedberg, founder and CEO, The Production Boar; Kiersten Stead, managing partner, DCVC Bio; Paul J. Fribourg, chairman and CEO, Continental Grain Company; Jennifer Houston, 2019 president, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association; Scott Spradley, executive vice president and CTO, Tyson Foods; Ponsi Trivisvavet, CEO, Inari; Peter Beetham, co-founder and CEO, Cibus; James A. Blome, CEO, Calyxt; James Mulhern, president and CEO, National Milk Producers Federation; Jonathan Neman, co-founder and CEO, Sweetgreen; Don Niles, president, Peninsula Pride Farms; Dan Steere, CEO, Abundant Robotics; Jessica Almy, policy director, The Good Food Institute; Sonia Lo, CEO, Crop One Holdings; Ruth Kimmelshue, senior vice president, Business Operations and Supply Chain & Chief Sustainability Officer, Cargill; Ertharin Cousin, executive director (2012-2017), World Food Programme, and John H. Stone, senior vice-president, Intelligent Solutions Group, Deere & Company.

They will discuss and debate how changing new technology, global competition, consumer tastes and other trends are transforming the sector, wit the goal of unleashing new perspectives and insight.

The editors first convened Global Food Forum in October 2016. This event is by-invitation only. The registration fee is $1,250. To request an invitation, go online.

(Photo courtesy of Global Food Forum)

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