How MorningStar Farms is leading by example in the plant-based foods category – podcast

Understanding evolving consumer needs has been critical to exploding the plant-based foods category, said Sara Young, vice president and general manager of MorningStar Farms & Plant Based Proteins at Kellogg Co.

Judie Bizzozero, Content Director

March 22, 2019

Consumer demand for sustainable products and knowledge of the health benefits of protein has driven the need for plant-based proteins. A decade ago, soy-based veggie burgers were the primary plant protein-rich food found in a typical grocery store. Fast forward to 2019, and products made with plant proteins have evolved to include a wide variety of flavors, textures and formats for every eating occasion. Listen to Sara Young, vice president and general manager of Morningstar Farms & Plant Based Proteins at Kellogg Co., and Judie Bizzozero, senior editor, Natural Products INSIDER, discuss:

  • MorningStar Farms’ commitment to go 100 percent vegan by 2021

  • Key factors driving more interest in plant-based eating

  • How industry is making plant-based foods more accessible to everyone, more often

  • Balancing taste, texture and nutrition with consumer expectations

About the Author(s)

Judie Bizzozero

Content Director, Informa Markets Health & Nutrition

Judie Bizzozero oversees food and beverage content strategy and development for the Health & Nutrition group at Informa Markets (which acquired VIRGO in 2014), including the Food & Beverage Insider, Natural Products Insider and SupplySide/Food ingredients North America brands. She reports on market trends, science-based ingredients, and challenges and solutions in the development of healthy foods and beverages. Bizzozero graduated from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University in 1987 with a bachelor’s degree in journalism.

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