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PlantX Teams Up with Macromia Group to Launch Chicago's Largest Vegan Food Hall

Thursday, 29 June 2023 08:50 AM

PlantX Life Inc.

VANCOUVER, BC / ACCESSWIRE / June 29, 2023 / PlantX Life Inc. (CSE:VEGA)(Frankfurt:WNT1)(OTC PINK:PLTXF) ("PlantX" or the "Company"), the digital face of the plant-based community, operating a one-stop shop for plant-based products, today announced that it has engaged the Macromia Group ("Macromia"), a restaurant developer specializing in building high-end dining and retail locations from concept to creation, to help complete construction and operate PlantX's innovative XMarket Vegan Food Hall in Chicago.

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6,500 square foot vegan food hall to open on Labor Day Weekend

Located in the heart of Chicago's Uptown neighborhood, the 6,500 square foot food hall will feature a central bar with vegan bar food and vegan wine pairings provided by and a bodega-style grocery store with a cheese monger provided by Good Planet. There will be six unique concepts including a coffee roaster featuring PlantX's own Portfolio Coffee. The upper level of the location is already home to a state-of-the-art ecommerce distribution facility.

"Chicago has emerged as one of the largest vegan and health-conscious communities in North America, making it an ideal location to introduce our all-in-one vegan food hall concept," said PlantX CEO, Lorne Rapkin. "In collaboration with Macromia, the master in developing premium concepts that have garnered both a loyal following and critical acclaim, we are planning an amazing culinary experience that will set the standard for food halls for vegans and non-vegans alike. We're excited for our opening which is only two months away!"

"PlantX is redefining the vegan lifestyle, transforming vegan food and beverage from an afterthought to the main attraction," commented Macromia CEO Barre Tanguis. "We are eager to work with the PlantX team to help bring their vision of Chicago's largest vegan food hall to life for vegans, vegetarians and health-conscious consumers in the Windy City all in one vibrant location."

PlantX is planning a soft launch targeted for August 23 with a grand opening on Labor Day Weekend.

About PlantX Life Inc.

As the digital face of the plant-based community, PlantX's platform is a one-stop shop for plant-based products. With its fast-growing category verticals, PlantX offers customers across North America more than 5,000 plant-based products. PlantX also has other brands in the PlantX portfolio including a juice brand, a coffee company, a plant shop, and brick-and-mortar grocery stores. PlantX uses its digital platform to build a community of like-minded consumers and, most importantly, to provide education. PlantX's digital presence eliminates entry barriers for anyone interested in living a plant-based lifestyle and thriving in a longer, healthier, and happier life.

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About Macromia Group

Macromia Group specializes in crafting high-end dining and retail locations, from concept to creation. With an impressive track record of successful food hall concepts since 2015, its network of culinary talent spans across multiple cities, including New Orleans, Miami, Houston, and Chicago. Macromia Group, headed by noted chef J.D. Hilburn, partners with emerging chefs to bring their innovative concepts to life, often expanding these culinary experiences beyond their original locations. The firm also operates the popular MIA Market in the Miami Design District and has several openings slated for 2023.

Connect with Macromia Group: Email | Website | Facebook | LinkedIn | Instagram


Lorne Rapkin
Chief Executive Officer
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SOURCE: PlantX Life Inc.

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