Like no other, Patrik Baboumian embodies the power and health that a plant-based diet can bring. He achieved worldwide fame through the 2018 Netflix documentary The Game Changers, discussing the subject of ideal nutrition for top sporting performance, produced by Jackie Chan, Arnold Schwarzenegger and James Cameron.
The UK Health Alliance on Climate Change (UKHACC), a collaboration between 21 British health organisations, was founded to raise awareness of dietary changes which could improve both public health and the environment. Now, the Alliance has released a policy paper with suggestions for government actions, including a tax on foods such as meat which have a high carbon footprint.
Founders Bethany and Eddie Fisher from London have developed a refillable deodorant which they say is more effective, convenient, sustainable and desirable than anything else on the market. Or as Eddie puts it “We’re making sustainability sexy! Once you see and hold fussy, it will be love at first swipe”
Better Plant Sciences Inc. Canada, recently announced that it has taken over the day-to-day sales of all JUSU Life and JUSU Body products for a purchase price of CAD $2.25 million. Better Plant also plans to acquire JUSU Bar, franchise rights and delivery operations upon acquisition of JUSU, which is expected to close in the coming months.
British sports nutrition brand CNP Professional announces that it is distributing its latest launch – CNP Plant – with vegan distributor Bravura Foods. The new range which includes protein powders, a collagen booster, pre-workout products, and plant-based nutrition bars, has been vegan certified by the vegetarian society.
Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) has identified six emerging behavioral changes created by the COVID-19 pandemic that will power food and beverage innovation and growth in the months ahead. The company’s research will help manufacturers gain market share in an increasingly uncertain business environment.
Food Frontier, an independent think tank on alternative proteins in Australia and New Zealand, has released a first-of-its-kind report that analyses the health and nutrition of plant-based meat products available in said countries, citing Sunfed Meats and Fable Foods as the biggest plant meat brands in the region.
Dr. Nadja Pinnavaia of Plantable joins Elysabeth Alfano on The Plantbased Business Hour to talk about 1) your health, 2) the health of Americans and 3) the health of the meal delivery service industry. Unique in the space, Plantable offers both nutritional coaching and emotional support along with 12 healthy meals a week.
A new app allows consumers to check the ingredients of their medicines. The app’s developers carried out a survey along with ProVeg, and found that for vegans, the ingredients of medicines are important and they often reject drugs due to their ingredients, stating that this is “problematic” and can “aggravate disease”.
Marine ingredient startup Yemoja, Ltd has announced the opening of its new plant dedicated to the production of sustainable microalgae. The facility dedicated to microalgae cultivation, located within the historic mountains of the scenic Upper Galilee region of Israel, is now fully operational.