Adam Lowry

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Company News

Ripple Foods Co-Founder Adam Lowry Joins Bon Dévil Desserts as Executive Chairman

Plant-based dessert company Bon Dévil, formerly known as The Coconut Collaborative, announces Adam Lowry has joined the brand as Executive Chairman, succeeding Tom O’Rourke.  As part of the executive team, Lowry brings extensive experience in the plant-based foods industry, most recently as the co-founder of the highly successful dairy-free brand Ripple. Lowry also co-created the eco-friendly cleaning products brand Method. According to Bon Dévil, he brings a robust overall track record of launching and building top CPG brands, based on his experience with Method and Ripple.   “Bon Dévil is an impressive brand in the plant-based food category with a great trajectory for growth,” said Lowry. “My interest in building businesses with sustainability principles while generating strong shareholder returns meshes perfectly with Bon Dévil’s mission.” Guilt-free …


The Coconut Collaborative

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Products & Launches

The Coconut Collaborative’s Plant-Based Double Cre&m to Be Served at Wimbledon

UK alt-dairy brand The Coconut Collaborative has launched a plant-based alternative to double cream. Described as “wonderfully whippable”, the cream will be offered as the dairy-free option at the 2022 Wimbledon Championships. According to The Coconut Collaborative, the Double Cre&m is heat-stable and free of gluten, soy, and palm oil. It is now available at Tesco, Sainsbury’s, and Ocado, along with wholesaler Brakes. “Being chosen as a cream option for the Wimbledon Championships really shows that plant-based is becoming ever more mainstream,” James Averdieck, founder and MD of The Coconut Collaborative, told The Grocer. “We’re hugely proud to have been chosen as a supplier for one of the biggest sporting events of the summer.” US expansion In 2020, The Coconut Collaborative raised $7 million in …


Bon Devil Vegan Dessert Cups

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Food & Beverage

Bon Dévil Launches Premium Dessert Cups into Retailers Across US

Bon Dévil, the decadent plant-based brand creating “hellishly tempting” desserts, announces its rich ganache cups are now available in a lineup of major US grocers including Wegmans, Fresh Thyme, Meijer, The Fresh Market,  Amazon Fresh, Haggon and Bristol Farms. The brand plans to add more natural and conventional retailers in the coming months.  Made from coconuts, Bon Dévil’s “devilish” ganache cups are offered in four flavors – Chocolate Ganache, Vanilla Ganache, Caramelized Banana Ganache, and Salted Caramel Chocolate Ganache. Each pack contains four 1.2 oz cups that contain less than 120 calories each, and the entire line is dairy-, gluten- and GMO-free.  Heavenly desserts According to the brand, Bon Devil’s creamy ganache cups are filling an overlooked need in the dessert segment by allowing consumers …


Bon Devil Chocolate Ganache Dessert

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Company News

The Collaborative Re-Brands to Bon Dévil to Disrupt Dairy-Free Desserts

The Collaborative, a plant-based desserts company, announces a re-brand to Bon Dévil, which will premiere at this year’s Expo West. The new look and name aim to disrupt the chilled dessert category with Bon Dévil’s healthier, “devilishly un-guilty” creations. The “devious rebrand” will feature a selection of coconut-based desserts, and debut across US retailers and grocery stores this spring. Bon Dévil’s indulgent line of products include plant-based chocolate ganache, vanilla rice pudding and double chocolate mousse cups. In addition to lower calories, the company says all of its products are gluten-free and non-GMO.   Luxury dairy-free desserts  Bon Dévil was born from The Collaborative, a US spinoff of the UK-based Coconut Collaborative, which sells a popular line of vegan yogurt, ice cream and desserts. In …