Better Food Movement

Better Food Movement The Better Food Movement is a network of food policy advocates, innovators, and entrepreneurs dedicated to creating a better food ecosystems locally and globally.

The Better Food Movement is a network of food innovators, entrepreneurs and policy advocates, dedicated to creating better food system in Miami and throughout the hemisphere. We tell brands stories of those innovators and change makers through digital video: natcomglobal.com

Congratulations to Exquisito Chocolates for opening their first #ChocolateFactory in Little Havana, Miami. via edible So...
05/08/2018
A Journey through the New Exquisito Chocolates Factory

Congratulations to Exquisito Chocolates for opening their first #ChocolateFactory in Little Havana, Miami.
via edible South Florida http://ediblesouthflorida.ediblecommunities.com/eat/journey-through-new-exquisito-chocolates-factory

When we last heard from Carolina Quijano about her new chocolate factory, she had just won first place in the Food Innovation Pitch Night last October after sharing her goals to expand her small bean-to-bar chocolate company into a storefront in Little Havana. She had been selling her chocolate and....

Better Food Movement's cover photo
04/24/2018

Better Food Movement's cover photo

Solving the future population's demand for protein, everyone is looking at plant-based alternatives, including White Cas...
04/24/2018
Plant-Based ‘Meat’ and ‘Fish’ May Be the Future. But How Do They Taste?

Solving the future population's demand for protein, everyone is looking at plant-based alternatives, including White Castle which now now serves the Impossible Foods Burger
https://www.wsj.com/articles/plant-based-meat-and-fish-may-be-the-future-but-how-do-they-taste-1523527260

Starting today, White Castle will serve the vegan Impossible Burger in 140 locations. Cookbook author Alison Roman tried it out, along with “shrimp” made from fungi, “salmon” made from algae and more.

The Wynwood Yard's new Jackson Hall is truly a groundbreaking space. @Chef Nicole Votano designed "Eat by Colors" menu o...
04/17/2018
Healthy, Delicious Food At A Hospital? Wynwood Yard Team Wants To Make It Happen At Jackson Hall

The Wynwood Yard's new Jackson Hall is truly a groundbreaking space. @Chef Nicole Votano designed "Eat by Colors" menu options for patients on specific diets. We look forward to seeing this movement start in #Miami and grow to other cities.
http://wlrn.org/post/healthy-delicious-food-hospital-wynwood-yard-team-wants-make-it-happen-jackson-hall

The people behind the Wynwood Yard—the restaurant and culture incubator in Miami’s arts district—are making a bet: selling good, healthy food near a

The 2nd Annual Better Food Movement Conference united global food disruptors and local entrepreneurs to discuss the futu...
02/23/2018
The Better Food Movement Serves Healthier Choices - Natcom Global

The 2nd Annual Better Food Movement Conference united global food disruptors and local entrepreneurs to discuss the future of food.

People are hungry for healthier choices and the Better Food Movement Conference is ready to serve some knowledge. This conference in Miami unites global food disruptors to discuss the future of food.

Congratulations to our winners of the Better Food Innovator Awards! Our People's Choice Award Winner: Farm Share and our...
02/21/2018

Congratulations to our winners of the Better Food Innovator Awards! Our People's Choice Award Winner: Farm Share and our 2018 Award Winner: Taylor Cohen of Adashah, LLC. Thank you for your presentations!

Farm Share
02/21/2018

Farm Share

Presenting at Better Food Movement. All recovered food from Florida farmers. To learn more visit farmshare.org

Farm Share
02/21/2018

Farm Share

Farm Share is excited to join some of Florida's top food innovators and change makers today at Better Food Movement! We'll be presenting at the Innovators Awards this afternoon. Watch live here: http://bit.ly/2HzDclV

Our afternoon sessions kick off with our Better Food Innovator Awards, hosted by Diandra Lamas of Yelp Miami. Nominated ...
02/21/2018

Our afternoon sessions kick off with our Better Food Innovator Awards, hosted by Diandra Lamas of Yelp Miami. Nominated food brands present for 3 minutes before our panel of judges: Alison Burgos - Founder of Seed Food and Wine Festival, Dr. Vivian Ray - Department Chair of the Miami Culinary Institute, and Carlye Wisliceny - Marketing Field Associate at Whole Foods Market. Good luck to all our presenters!

Congratulations to our finalists for the Better Food Movement High School Culinary Competition! These are the next gener...
02/21/2018

Congratulations to our finalists for the Better Food Movement High School Culinary Competition! These are the next generation of food innovators that will shape the culinary world! 1st Place: Booker T Washington High School, 2nd Place: North Miami Senior High, and in 3rd Place: Miami Edison Senior High.

Our 4th session of the Better Food Movement Conference, "Founder's Talk - The Real Stories of Food Entrepreneurs", hoste...
02/21/2018

Our 4th session of the Better Food Movement Conference, "Founder's Talk - The Real Stories of Food Entrepreneurs", hosted by Endeavor Miami has begun! Our speakers include Roger Duarte & Samuel Gorenstein - Founders of My Ceviche and Zuuk Mediterranean Kitchen, Carlos Ramirez - Founder of Powerful Yogurt, and Otto Othman - CoFounder of Pincho Factory. With Debora Lima from the South Florida Business Journal moderating.

We have here the next generation of culinary leaders! The Better Food Movement Conference continues with more sessions s...
02/21/2018

We have here the next generation of culinary leaders! The Better Food Movement Conference continues with more sessions spotlighting innovation in the culinary and food industries. Stay tuned for more updates!

Our 3rd session of the Better Food Movement Conference, "Innovation Beyond Borders", has begun with Chef James Tahhan fr...
02/21/2018

Our 3rd session of the Better Food Movement Conference, "Innovation Beyond Borders", has begun with Chef James Tahhan from Telemundo, and Leticia Po***ck - Co-Founder of Panther Coffee. Moderating this session is Natalia Martinez - General Manager of CIC Miami.

Our 2nd morning session, "The Future of Food in Florida", kicks off with Meital Stavinsky - Government Relations Attorne...
02/21/2018

Our 2nd morning session, "The Future of Food in Florida", kicks off with Meital Stavinsky - Government Relations Attorney at Holland & Knight, Marty Mesh - Founder of Florida Certified Organic Growers and Consumers, Kubs Lalchandani - Entrepreneurship Lawyer and Lecturer; Restauranteur, & Candidate for State House District 113, Christine Rico - Co-Chair Slow Money NYC & CFO on Speed Dial, and Charles LaPradd - Miami Dade Government Agriculture Manager. With Ariel Zirulnick - Director of The New Tropic moderating.

Our first session, "Real Food for Fast People", begins with Chef Allen Campbell, Founder of Avail and TB12 and former Ch...
02/21/2018

Our first session, "Real Food for Fast People", begins with Chef Allen Campbell, Founder of Avail and TB12 and former Chef to NFL's Tom Brady, and Shannon Allen, Founder of Grown USDA Organic Restuarant. Stay tuned for more updates via our live stream!

A warm thanks to Seasons Farm Fresh and Arteasan for providing delicious snacks for our pre conference breakfast this mo...
02/21/2018

A warm thanks to Seasons Farm Fresh and Arteasan for providing delicious snacks for our pre conference breakfast this morning!

Our Keynote Speaker, Chef Einav Gefen, Executive Corporate Chef of Unilever and Knorr, has begun her presentation. Check...
02/21/2018

Our Keynote Speaker, Chef Einav Gefen, Executive Corporate Chef of Unilever and Knorr, has begun her presentation. Check it out on our livestream!

The Better Food Movement Conference will have a live stream available for the event! Even if you can not attend, you can...
02/21/2018

The Better Food Movement Conference will have a live stream available for the event! Even if you can not attend, you can still be a part of this innovative event!

http://mdc.edu/livestream

02/21/2018

Today is the day! The Better Food Movement Conference will be located at:

Miami Dade College, Chapman Conference Center

Building 3, 2nd Floor, Room 3210

254 NE 4th Street

Miami, Florida 33132

Parking for guests will be available in the Building 7 Garage. We are excited to see you there!

Pacari Chocolate USA
02/20/2018

Pacari Chocolate USA

We have been nominated to present at the Better Food Movement Innovator Awards. The event is designed to spotlight local food entrepreneurs, innovators and organizations that are a part of the good-for-you food movement. Feb. 21st, Miami, FL.

Have you gotten your tickets yet to the Better Food Movement Conference 2018? Come and meet local food entrepreneurs and...
02/19/2018

Have you gotten your tickets yet to the Better Food Movement Conference 2018? Come and meet local food entrepreneurs and innovators, like Isofrut. Get your tickets here! https://t.co/yzntQa2Wdz

We are only 2 days away from the Better Food Movement event this Wednesday! 🍓

Are you also thrilled to meet new #305 Local Friends in the food community?! 🍌🍎

Unilever Food Solutions
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Get 20% Off at www.Isofrut.com with Promo Code: BFM20

We are very excited to have Christine Rico from CFO on Speed Dial speak at the Better Food Movement Conference 2018 duri...
02/18/2018
CFO on Speed Dial

We are very excited to have Christine Rico from CFO on Speed Dial speak at the Better Food Movement Conference 2018 during our 10:30AM session, "The Future of Food in Florida". Get your tickets soon! https://t.co/yzntQa2Wdz

I'm THRILLED to speak at this conference when I go down to Miami later this month.. The food scene in Miami is fabulous! Really looking forward to meeting some interesting people, companies and social innovators while I am there.

Join me! or, if you can't come, please send connections.
Who should I meet in Miami?

Isofrut.com - The Official Fruit Snack Sponsor, has offered a 20% discount code for the Better Food Movement community!U...
02/17/2018

Isofrut.com - The Official Fruit Snack Sponsor, has offered a 20% discount code for the Better Food Movement community!
Use Discount Code “BFM20" for 20% Off All Orders (unlimited order quantities). You can sample all fo their dried fruit selection next week at the conference! Isofrut

We are so excited to be providing snacks for attendees for Better Food Movement at the Miami Dade CollegeWolfson Campus on February 21st 2018! 🍌 🤗

Looking forward to some healthy snacking with new friends 🍎. 20% OFF with promo Code BFM20. www.isofrut.com

Hear how Shannon Allen of Grown is reinventing fast food to serve a healthy purpose at our morning session "Real Food Fo...
02/16/2018

Hear how Shannon Allen of Grown is reinventing fast food to serve a healthy purpose at our morning session "Real Food For Fast People" at Miami Dade College on Feb 21st! Limited seating is available so, reserve your tickets now! http://ow.ly/w4RA30inPkx

We do not have the words to express our gratitude at not just making it on the coveted @qsrmagazine 40/40 list...but THIS???!!! Thank you @soches for acknowledging our hard word and dedication to our passionate mission to reinvent fast food. Congratulations to all the other amazing concepts that are featured (click the link in our bio to read the full article)- we’ll list you all when we can stop shaking- and thank you to the #grownman @trayfour and all of our investors, members of our kitchen cabinet our extraordinary #grownteam @mistergwiz, @chef614jay, @jsomox, @gm.enriquemartinez, @kevincarofano, @michaelklett @assaultnpepper, @atia09 (just to name a few) for your commitment to our ethos, organic integrity, delicious offerings and raising the vibe & creating wow experiences for each and every #grownguest. Lastly and most importantly thank YOU, our #grownfamily, for championing our cause and sharing your stories, hearts and supporting us! Thank you @aprilbellephotos for capturing me putting my stake in the sand and @bbeyondwords for art direction aka dressing up our rooftop farm, to @hanicmakeup for the beat and @swolemattes for keeping my mane in check. Look at GOD. So much for impossible? #gratefulplateful

Marty Mesh, founder of the Florida Certified Organic Growers and Consumers, has spent 30 years of fighting for organic f...
02/15/2018

Marty Mesh, founder of the Florida Certified Organic Growers and Consumers, has spent 30 years of fighting for organic farmers and increasing access to healthy food. Hear him share his experiences at the Better Movement Conference. Tickets Still Available - Reserve Yours Now! http://ow.ly/w4RA30inPkx

FOG's Executive Director Marty Mesh will be taking South Beach by storm next week at the Better Food Movement Conference at Miami Dade College.

Do you want to learn the inspiring stories of some of our local food startups? Then join us at the Better Food Movement ...
02/14/2018

Do you want to learn the inspiring stories of some of our local food startups? Then join us at the Better Food Movement Conference with Deborah Lima of South Florida Business Journal as our moderator for "Founder's Talk - The Real Stories of Food Entrepreneurs" at Miami Dade College. Remember limited seating is available! Get your tickets here: http://ow.ly/w4RA30inPkx

South Florida Business Journal Ventures Reporter Debora Lima will be moderating "Founders Talk: The Real Stories of Food Entrepreneurs" on Wednesday, Feb. 21 at 11 a.m. at Miami Dade College's Wolfson campus in downtown Miami. For more info, go to www.betterfoodmovement.org.

Thank you edible South Florida for spotlighting the Better Food Movement! Join us in discussing new innovations that are...
02/14/2018
Building a Better Food System

Thank you edible South Florida for spotlighting the Better Food Movement! Join us in discussing new innovations that are being made in order to deliver healthier choices to consumers. Have you reserved your tickets yet? Register today! http://ow.ly/w4RA30inPkx

"We don’t need more social media posts about the food we eat, says Ryan Amsel. “We need more people to take a stake in developing expertise of in how to create great food – from soil awareness, growing, processing, distributing, storing, preparing and serving. We need a community that is activ...

Join us on Feb 21 at Miami Dade College at 10:30AM, along with Kubs Lalchandani to discuss the future of food innovation...
02/13/2018

Join us on Feb 21 at Miami Dade College at 10:30AM, along with Kubs Lalchandani to discuss the future of food innovations in Florida. Reserve your tickets now! http://ow.ly/w4RA30inPkx #BetterFood #BFM2018

Lalchandani Simon partner Kubs Lalchandani will be speaking in the upcoming event “Spotlighting Best Practices in Food Innovations” on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 10:30 AM at Miami Dade College, Wolfson Campus.

This event is organized by Better Food Movement BFM for Entrepeneurs, Tastemakers and Future Food Leaders.

Better Food Movement is building a better food ecosystem that supports, connects, and informs food, beverage, and culinary innovators by building a network throughout the supply chain. Join BFM to develop professional partnerships, hear from industry leaders, and expose your business to the network of professionals. Enjoy a catered lunch, be a part of the first Better Food Innovator Awards, and stay for the afternoon to sample food and beverage exhibitors at the “Made in Miami” Tastings & Networker.

Hear from the founders of Myceviche Zuuk Mediterranean Kitchen as to why Miami's entrepreneurial activity is not only ab...
02/12/2018

Hear from the founders of Myceviche Zuuk Mediterranean Kitchen as to why Miami's entrepreneurial activity is not only about tech... The food and beverage industry is one of five industries with the most potential for entrepreneurial growth in South Florida - Reports: Endeavor Miami Endeavor
http://ow.ly/Y0LP30ikG59

Find out how Chef Allen Campbell became a household name in Boston as the personal chef and nutritionist to Tom Brady an...
02/11/2018
Chef Allen Campbell Talks TB12 Nutrition And New AVAIL Food Line

Find out how Chef Allen Campbell became a household name in Boston as the personal chef and nutritionist to Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen from 2013-2016, and how his new prepared food concept AVAIL, will be changing the game for fast, healthy food.
http://ow.ly/O22v30ikCAu
TB12 via Haute Living

Allen Campbell, former personal wellness chef and nutritionist to Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen, recently unveiled AVAIL, a healthy prepared food concept.

02/08/2018
Supermarket Guru

See rockstar Shannon Allen, founder of Grown speak about "Real Food for Fast People" at the upcoming Better Food Movement Conference on Feb 21.
Get your tickets while they last!
http://ow.ly/5jW630igJxU

Shannon Allen is joining me here at SFA News LIVE and we are talking Grown, fast food, the restaurant business and how to think about food as fuel!

Grown #WFFS18 #FoodInnovationNation

Do you Love Food? Are you interested in advancing or starting a food business? Join us on Feb 21 Miami Dade College alon...
02/06/2018
Better Food Movement Conference | The New Tropic

Do you Love Food? Are you interested in advancing or starting a food business? Join us on Feb 21 Miami Dade College along with The New Tropic to discuss the "Future of Food in Florida."
Limited Seating Available - Register Today.

The Better Food Movement Conference on Feb 21, 2018 Do you Love Food? Do you wish you could meet with top chefs from every country to taste their dishes? Meet the keynote speaker Einav Gefen who works with 250 chefs worldwide as the Executive Corporate Chef at Unilever Food Solutions. The conference...

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02/02/2018

Better Food Movement's cover photo

01/28/2018
Einav Gefen: Owning the kitchen again

Our Keynote is Announced! Global Culinary Leader Einav Gefen will share her vision on "Food Innovation - The Future of Food" http://ow.ly/nSKs30i1JOI
Unileverfoodsolutions Unilever @knorr

For many parents, 4:30 pm is crunch-time. Kids are running amok and the pressure is on to make a dinner that will satisfy the whole family. In a personal sto...

Limited VIP Seating Available! Register Early for the 2nd annual Better Food Movement Conference on Feb 21, Miami Dade C...
01/27/2018
Better Food Movement Conference 2018

Limited VIP Seating Available! Register Early for the 2nd annual Better Food Movement Conference on Feb 21, Miami Dade College - Wolfson Campus Miami Culinary Institute
http://ow.ly/WC3n30i1JoD #BetterFood #BFM2018

The Better Food Movement Conference on Feb 21, 2018 The conference will be a premier event launching the beginning of Food Week 2018. The event is hosted by Miami Dade College, the Miami Culinary Institute, and Natcom Global and will spotlight: "Best Practices in Food Innovation” The program will ...

2018 will be the year of the Plant-Based culinary innovation. Unilever Food Solutions SA finds that 69% of consumers are...
01/24/2018
5 Culinary Trends You Need for 2018 | Unilever Food Solutions US

2018 will be the year of the Plant-Based culinary innovation. Unilever Food Solutions SA finds that 69% of consumers are making an effort to increase veggie intake.

A recent food tour of New York City was inspired by this list of culinary trends guests are seeking in 2018. These insights from your UFS chefs can help you incorporate the trends into your menu. Plus see how top restaurants are leading the way.

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