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What’s on at The Plant Powered Show?

The Show Marketplace

Offering the best and latest plant powered food, drink and conscious living products available in South Africa right now. From superfoods to beverages, vegan beauty and skincare products, kitchen appliances and home décor, health, fitness and wellness supplements, eco-friendly personal accessories and apparel, it’ll all be there, and show-goers will be spoilt for choice.

The Plant Kitchen

The Checkers Plant Kitchen powered by Simple Truth will feature professional chefs and celebrity cooks in action as they demo the best and easiest ways to create exciting vegan and plant-based dishes. Our chefs will be using some of the most popular plant-based products to encourage home cooks to experiment and find out just how versatile, delicious, nutritious and easy-to-make plant-based meals can be.

The Plant Powered Show Marketplace
The Plant Kitchen Chefs Theatre

Expert Talks

Diverse and compelling health and wellness talks and panel discussions.

Interactive Masterclasses

Fabulous masterclass experiences for premium ticket holders. Some of the country’s top chefs, plant-based experts and mixologists will demonstrate how to create delicious dishes, drinks, dips, desserts and much, much more. Select your hands-on Masterclass of choice – programme coming soon.

Health & Wellness Talks

Vegan & Meet

Meet your favourite chefs and get books signed.

Living on the Veg

Toast a great day out and tuck into a delicious lunch from one of the pop-up eateries serving delicious plant-based and vegan food and relax and soak up the vibey atmosphere in the Living on the Veg seating area.

Vegan & Meet
Living on the Veg eatery pop-ups

Mindful drinking, vegan & organic wine lane

Vegan-friendly and organic wines, low alcohol and no-alcohol products and conscious cocktails for the mindful drinker.

Celebrity guests & Experts

Watch your household favourites and many more at the 2023 Shows.

Mindful drinking
Celebrity guest Simon Toohey

Our Sustainable Journey

We are committed to making a difference and delivering a more sustainable show. Take a look at what we are doing to make a difference with our events.

Meet some of the chefs and experts from our last show


Zola Nene | The Plant Kitchen

TOPIC: Ujeqe Cowpea curry bunny chow

WHEN: May 2022

Claire Sharryn Roberto | The Plant Kitchen

TOPIC: Cordycep polenta with sautéed mushrooms

WHEN: May 2022

Mokgadi Itsweng | Masterclass

TOPIC: ClemenGold cheese pots & Grilled aubergine, red onion & ClemenGold salad

WHEN: May – CTICC & Online

Rudi Liebenberg | The Plant Kitchen

TOPIC: Vegan chocolate avocado mousse verrine & ClemenGold and coconut verrine

WHEN: May 2022 

Tamsin Snyman | The Plant Kitchen

TOPIC: Apple and date flapjacks & Cinnamon-roasted pumpkin

WHEN: May 2022

Jenny Morris | The Plant Kitchen

TOPIC: Grilled aubergine steaks topped with avo and pulled flamed tender fillets

WHEN: May 2022 

Simon Toohey | The Plant Kitchen

TOPIC: South East Asian Laab

WHEN: May 2022 

Arabella Parkinson | The Plant Kitchen

TOPIC: Tomato tartare with mushroom consommé, coriander, sout slaai & saffron mayo

WHEN: May 2022

Jane Nshuti | The Plant Kitchen

TOPIC: Vegan amaranth panna cotta

WHEN: May 2002

Brett Thompson | Plant Power Talks

TOPIC: Capitalism in the Plant-Based Movement

WHEN: May 2022

Jessica Kotlowitz | Plant Power Talks

TOPIC: Plant-Based Foods for Babies and Pregnancy

WHEN: May 2022

Donovan Will | Plant Power Talks

TOPIC: The 5 Pro’s of Plant-Based Diets

WHEN: May 2002

Mira Weiner | The Plant Kitchen

TOPIC: Savoury brown rice porridge with tofu and tempeh steaks with winter veggies

WHEN: May 2022

Tarryn de Kock | The Plant Kitchen

TOPIC: Croquette made with mushroom duxelle and Chick*n fillets

WHEN: May 2022

Andriëtte de la Harpe | Masterclass

TOPIC: Beloved South African Malva Pudding

WHEN: May 2022

Misha Teasdale | Plant Power Talks

TOPIC: Getting Our Hands Dirty For Our Planet

WHEN: May 2022

Dr. Nanine Wyma | Plant Power Talks

TOPIC: The Future of Protein

WHEN: May 2022

Justin Smith | Plant Power Talks

TOPIC: Food Systems and the Impact on Climate and Biodiversity

WHEN: May 2022

Loubie Rusch | Masterclass

TOPIC: Discovering 4 Cape Indigenous Ingredients

WHEN: May 2022

Kurt Schlechter | Masterclass

TOPIC: “Inspired by fynbos” cocktail masterclass

WHEN: May 2022

Peter Daniel | Masterclass

TOPIC: Plant medicinal hot drinks

WHEN: May 2022

Mary-Ann Shearer | Plant Power Talks

TOPIC: Natural Hormone Health

WHEN: May 2022

Nadia Mulder | Plant Power Talks

TOPIC: Plant-Based 101

WHEN: May 2022

Nicole Vernon | Plant Power Talks

TOPIC: NGOs in the Plant-Based Space

WHEN: May 2022

Phil Mansbergh | Masterclass

TOPIC: Kelp ravioli

WHEN: 26-28 May – CTICC & Online

Jay Miller | Masterclass

TOPIC: Oat meal recipe

WHEN: 26-28 May – CTICC & Online

Owen O'Reilly | Masterclass

TOPIC: Cape Spice Soga Grapefruit & Raspberry Fiz

WHEN: May 2022

Toni Brockhoven | Plant Power Talks

TOPIC: Beauty Is More Than Skin Deep

WHEN: May 2022

Shannon Elizabeth | Plant Power Talks

TOPIC: How Plant-Based Diets Protect Our Wildlife

WHEN: May 2022

Carla Gontier | Plant Power Talks

TOPIC: Female Forward: The Importance of Female-Owned and Staffed Plant-Based Businesses

WHEN: May 2022

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