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It was just yesterday that we had the story about how the plant-based food business grew 27 percent in 2020, which was good news for almost anyone in that segment.

But that's not to say that the pandemic was easy to navigate.  Today, I talk to Christie Lagally, CEO of Rebellyous Foods, a young company that found itself having to make a significant pivot in terms of strategy and execution when the coronavirus put its model at risk.  But it had two things going for it - smart people and a superior product.