Miyoko’s Creamery, the leading plant dairy brand known for its award-winning vegan cheeses and butter, hasannounced the addition of Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi as investors. The undisclosed funding amount supports Miyoko’s position as a leader in the plant dairy category as it prepares to introduce groundbreaking new products in early 2020.
DeGeneres and de Rossi, who both share Miyoko’s company mission for promoting a more ethical and sustainable world, have been longtime fans of the brand.
“Being kind to one another is not just about people, it extends to animals as well,” said DeGeneres. “Portia and I have been customers of Miyoko’s Creamery for several years now and their cheeses and vegan butter have become staples in our home. As we learned more about the mission behind the products and about Miyoko herself, we knew this was a special and exciting company that we wanted to support.”
“We have long admired and appreciated how Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi have used their platforms to advocate for a better world,” said Miyoko Schinner, Miyoko’s Founder and CEO. “With their support, Miyoko’s Creamery will be better equipped to do our part in helping to further this important shared mission.”