GROWN IN CALIFORNIA Ep. 2: The Plant-Based Revolution w/ Laurie Colin, Emma Ignaszewski & Bobby McCuan

October 13th, 2021

Grown in California: The Blue Diamond Almond Podcast

The Plant-Based Food Revolution:
Meeting Emerging Consumer Needs

On the second episode of Grown in California: The Blue Diamond Almond Podcast, our guests discuss the current and future state of plant-based food and beverages, including key points like:

  • Consumer insights and trends
  • Industry reaction to the increase in demand for plant-based products
  • Potential applications for almonds and almond ingredients

In this informative program, Blue Diamond’s CJ McClellan and Elyse Stines are joined by:

  • Laurie Colin, Senior Technical Business Development Manager, Blue Diamond Global Ingredients Division
  • Emma Ignaszewski, Corporate Engagement Project Manager, The Good Food Institute
  • Bobby McCuan, Product Marketing Manager, Blue Diamond Global Ingredients Division

Listen now below:


Stay up to date on current trends as well as the future of almonds and almond ingredients. CJ McClellan, Senior Manager of Strategic Marketing, and Elyse Stines, Go-to-Market Strategy Manager, interview industry experts and Blue Diamond thought leaders to bring you applied almond expertise and valuable insights you won't find anywhere else.