SPONSORS

Checkers

PRESENTING SPONSOR: The Plant Kitchen Chef's Theatre
Checkers is making healthier alternatives to everyday products more accessible and affordable with their private label wellness range, Simple Truth. The Checkers Simple Truth range is all about returning to nature - plant-based products, organic produce and a range of healthy snacks to feed your body.

AGT Foods

SUPPORTING SPONSOR: The Plant Kitchen Chef's Theatre
AGT is a value-added pulse, staple food and ingredient processor for export and domestic markets. Through its offices and processing facilities located in some of the best agricultural growing regions in Canada, the U.S., Turkey, China, Australia and South Africa and merchandising and sales offices in the U.K., the Netherlands and South Africa, AGT produces a full range of pulses and specialty crops including lentils, peas, chickpeas, beans and canary seed as well as food ingredients such as pulse flours, proteins, starches and fibres. Its subsidiary in Turkey, the Arbel Group, produces staple foods such as Arbella Pasta, rice and milled wheat products, including bulgur and semolina. In South Africa AGT Foods represents the Retail, Hospitality, Spices, Ingredients, Popcorn, Bakery and Protein Divisions.

Alpro

CATEGORY SPONSOR: The Plant Kitchen Chef's Theatre
Alpro plant-based milks want to help South Africans to take the first step, to put plants first in a meaningful move to eat more sustainably. The Alpro almond milk and soya milk range is 100% plant-based, GMO and lactose free and contains vitamins and calcium. And is the perfect partner to your morning cereal, smoothie, or your coffee "pick me up"!

B-well

CATEGORY SPONSOR: The Plant Kitchen Chef's Theatre
Over the years, B-well has established itself as a premium brand offering the consumer healthier alternative oil based products. Our products are well-known for being of the highest quality, whilst always using innovation to cater for consumers ever changing needs. Our cooking oils, mayo’s, sprays and spreads are designed to enhance your cooking experiences and its good for you! Our products are low in saturated fat, cholesterol free, GMO free and packed with Omega 3. Been awarded CANSA’s Smart Choice Seal makes ‘label checking’ a thing of the past.

On The Green Side

CATEGORY SPONSOR: The Plant Kitchen Chef's Theatre
On the Green Side Tender Fillets are prepared using multi plant proteins derived solely from the Plant Kingdom; soy, fava bean, chickpea, lentil and pea! Mouth-wateringly delicious and seasoned to perfection, these tender fillets will add delicious flavour and scrumptious texture to any meal.

DENNY

CHEF DEMO SPONSOR: The Plant Kitchen Chef's Theatre
Denny has been a Proudly South African household name for over 70 years and is synonymous with fresh, quality mushrooms. Denny is the mushroom expert and we are passionate about what we do. Denny is proud to present our new range of meat-alternative products, including delicious snacking options! Our range includes our 100% Vegan-friendly Beef-Style Patties, Beef-Style Sausage as well as our Beef-Style Mince. All made with 60% mushrooms! We also have nutrient-dense Mushroom Crisps which are made from real Shitake mushrooms and are packed with goodness and flavour.

ClemenGold & LemonGold

CHEF DEMO SPONSOR: The Plant Kitchen Chef's Theatre
A ClemenGold mandarin is a wonderfully sweet and aromatic soft citrus fruit that is sun-ripened and handpicked. They are virtually seedless and easy to peel – the perfect on-the-go snack. Exclusive to Woolworths. LemonGold seedless lemons bring you the ultimate in culinary convenience in every squeeze. No more hassle with unwanted pips in your salad, favourite lemony dish or home-pressed juice. Exclusive to Woolworths.

SA Chefs

ASSOCIATION & COMPETITION PARTNER: The Young Chef's Plant Based Culinary Competition
The South African Chefs Association (SA Chefs) is a non-profit industry body, founded more than 44 years ago, that represents the interests of chefs, cooks and caterers at all levels, with a focus on skills development, the celebration of culinary professionals and transforming the industry. SA Chefs and The Plant Powered Show are looking for the country’s most talented young chefs and home cooks to take part in the Young Chefs Plant-Based Culinary Competition.

Van Loveren Family Wines / Almost Zero

OFFICIAL SHOW WINE SPONSOR:
Van Loveren Family Vineyards - is one of South Africa's leading family owned wineries, known for their range of excellent wines. They produce the Almost Zero range which is the ideal alternative whether you're cutting back, a mindful drinker or sober-curious, perfect for business lunches, sports enthusiasts and teetotalers!

ProVeg South Africa

PRESENTING SPONSOR - Plant Power Talks
As the global move towards more plant-based diets and vegan lifestyles has been growing, South Africans are learning about the benefits of this change - the Vegan & PlantPowered Show is a great opportunity to accelerate this learning, and for the public to experience the best that the movement has to offer, and to find out more about the health, environmental and ethical benefits of moving towards a more plant-based diet. Most importantly, it’s an opportunity to sample, and even learn to cook, tasty, healthy and sustainable food. Anyone with an interest in food, health, the environment or more conscious living, will benefit from attending the show." ProVeg SA Director Donovan Will

Wellness Warehouse

ASSOCIATE SPONSOR - Plant Power Talks
“Wellness Warehouse is excited to be on board as a supporter of the Vegan & Plant Powered Show, co-sponsoring the plant-powered talks arena and treating you to goodie bags filled with wellness. Consumers across the globe are opting for healthier, more ethical lifestyles and better eating habits, driving a rise in the popularity of plant-based options. More and more individuals - whether they identify as vegan or vegetarian or not - are choosing to incorporate plant-based meals into their way of eating, and South Africans are on board too. Plant-based lifestyles play an important role in the continued health of both people and planet, and we are excited to be offering people an opportunity to learn, engage, trial and make the right purchase and lifestyle decisions. We're committed to contributing to and growing this movement through ongoing education and awareness.” Simon Alston, Wellness Warehouse CEO

SA CHEF Media

MEDIA PARTNER
SA Chef Media is the official voice of the South African Chefs Association. With a digital and print network spanning 22 000+ chefs, restaurateurs, F&B and foodservice professionals, SA Chef Media serves up fresh, relevant and entertaining content from the local, African and international culinary scene on a daily basis.

International Hotel School

CHEFS-IN-TRAINING SPONSOR
Making the right career choice and employment prospects after graduating can be overwhelming. We provide employment focused education, which ensures your future career success. With nationally registered and internationally recognised qualifications, and unrivalled practical work experienced, 93% of our students are employed upon graduation. Follow your dreams and passion around the world. Go Further with International Hotel School. Over Here. Overseas.

The South Africa Avocado Growers Association (SAAGA)

ASSOCIATION SPONSOR: The Plant Kitchen Chef's Theatre
For the love of avocados nurtured in South Africa. Add an avo to every meal!

Triple Orange

CLEANING PRODUCTS SPONSOR: The Plant Kitchen Chef's Theatre & Masterclasses
Our family has been in the health & nutrition industry for 30 years. We watched people move toward a healthier lifestyle & the well-being of the environment, this led us to develop products that declutter pantries and take you from wanting a healthy environment, to you making a difference to the environment! We are committed to becoming the most trusted brand of household cleaning products, safe enough to use around children & animals while still being strong enough to handle tough cleaning.

My Kitchen

MEDIA PARTNER
MyKitchen is South Africa's hottest and spiciest food site, bursting at the seams with budget-friendly, accessible and delicious recipes for every day

Supermarket & Retailer

MEDIA PARTNER
We are a business to business media platform that was founded in 1955 as the “General Dealer” magazine. We are a trusted source of retail information and have being informing and uplifting the supermarket retail industry with comprehensive, insightful and useful articles that have been researched by experienced journalists. We deep dive into all subjects that are associated with the retail industry.

Holistica

MEDIA PARTNER
Holistica is a wellbeing resource of natural health practitioners, retreats, spas, magical places, events, services, articles, tips and inspiration. Our content is destined to inspire, guide and connect you to everything you need for a powerfully manifested, healthy and abundant life.

Odyssey Magazine

MEDIA PARTNER
Celebrating 43 years, Odyssey Magazine is the foremost, holistic and conscious living magazine in South Africa.

Food Forward SA

OFFICIAL CSI PARTNER
FoodForward SA is the largest food redistribution organisation in South Africa. Established in 2009 to address widespread hunger in the country, FoodForward SA connects a world of excess to a world of need by recovering quality edible surplus food from the consumer goods supply chain and distributing it to community organisations that serve the poor.

Love Cape Town

LOVE CAPE TOWN
We are pleased to announce our official support of the The Plant Powered Show. Cape Town Tourism will be proudly supporting the event with a variety of marketing tactics including social media coverage, in an effort to encourage Capetonians and visitors to the Mother City to attend this event. Cape Town Tourism is the city’s official tourism agency, responsible for visitor information, industry services and tourism marketing.#lovecapetown Enver Duminy, CEO: Cape Town Tourism

South African Vegan Society

SUPPORTING PARTNER
The South African Vegan Society enthusiastically endorses and supports the Vegan & Plant Powered Show. As veganism continues to expand in quantum measure across the planet, the timing could not be better for South Africa’s first ever vegan, plant-based and sustainable living event. Far from being a limiting dietary choice, veganism is catalysing exciting and innovative new culinary and lifestyle options. This event presents South Africans with an opportunity to connect with new ideas and planet-friendly trends, and sample an abundance of fresh, cruelty-free flavours. It’s all about change, care and embracing the new. All strength and success to the South African Vegan & Plant Powered Show!

WWF South Africa

SUPPORTING PARTNER
WWF is the world's leading independent conservation organisation. WWF South Africa works to look after our natural resources — oceans, land and wildlife — so we can continue to benefit from food, water and a healthy climate. WWF’s vision is to build an equitable and sustainable future, in which both people and nature thrive.

Beauty Without Cruelty

SUPPORTING PARTNER
Beauty Without Cruelty enthusiastically supports the Vegan & Plant Powered Show. As the public embraces plant based living and veganism, we look forward to South Africans having an opportunity to discover the variety of compassionate and environmentally friendly options in clothing, décor, food, entertainment and of course, personal care products which are proven animal testing free according to our stringent criteria.