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Fairs & Events

PlantX Expanding Pop-Up Initiative With More Brands at Venice Beach, CA Store

PlantX, a plant-based e-commerce platform, is expanding its Pop-up Initiative to feature more brands at the company’s brick-and-mortar store in Venice Beach, CA. Inspired by previous pop-up success, the initiative aims to support innovative plant-based products by offering its Venice Beach space to promote selected brands.  As part of the initiative, both new and established brands will operate a custom pop-up installation inside the store, allowing companies to test-run products in a retail environment while growing brand awareness through interactive events, like pizza nights. To promote diversity and inclusion, PlantX is using a three-month rotational system to maximize the number of brands that can participate in the event. “To our knowledge, the PlantX vegan pop-up concept is the first of its kind – so far, …


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Gastronomy & Food Service

XMarket, San Diego: PlantX Opens First Grocery Store in the US

PlantX – the plant-based e-commerce platform – has opened its first brick-and-mortar store in the US. Named XMarket, the vegan grocery store is based in Hillcrest, San Diego, and was born from the recent partnership between Chef Matthew Kenney and PlantX.  The 4,500 square foot XMarket location includes a plant-based retail store, a state-of-the-art café and sandwich shop, and a plant-based education center. The retail store showcases a wide variety of plant-based items and aims to increase public engagement by offering an interactive shopping experience. Founded by vegan entrepreneur Sean Dollinger, the Canadian plant-based e-commerce platform PlantX appointed Matthew Kenney as its Chief Culinary Officer this year, with the deal including a five-year partnership with the vegan chef’s global plant-based lifestyle brand, which prepares all …


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Company News

PlantX Appoints Chef Matthew Kenney as Chief Culinary Officer & Announces Retail Acquisition

After recently posting a record-breaking Q3 – including a 298% sales increase – Canadian plant-based ecommerce platform PlantX has announced the appointment of vegan chef Matthew Kenney as its new Chief Culinary Officer. The deal also includes a five year partnership with his global plant-based lifestyle brand and the acquisition of its California-based vegan store New Deli.