The plant-based foods movement has taken hold in St. Louis. In addition to Hungry Planet, corporate giants like Anheuser-Busch and Post Holdings, and agtech upstarts like Benson Hill, have begun to stake their own claims to what has quickly become a $7 billion industry sector.

In doing so, they’re making the case for St. Louis as a focal point for the industry, given its cluster of agtech startups and crop science professionals, food and beverage manufacturing prowess, and proximity to agricultural producers.  READ MORE