Sophie's Vegan Ice Cream

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Algae, Microalgae & Seaweed

Sophie’s BioNutrients Develops Chlorella Ice Cream with More Iron and B12 Than Cow’s Milk

Sophie’s BioNutrients, a B2B food tech company, has collaborated with the Danish Technological Institute (DTI) to produce its first chlorella-based ice cream. Made with Sophie’s dairy-free Chlorella Protein Concentrate, the new vegan ice cream boasts a complete nutritional panel, with more B12 and iron than most dairy and plant-based alternatives.  Sophie’s Chlorella Protein is a neutral-hued microalgae flour naturally cultivated from Chlorella vulgaris. The company states the Chlorella vulgaris strains it uses are US GRAS and European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) approved as food ingredients. More nutrients To create the ice cream, the team at Sophie’s worked with DTI’s technical experts to perform an initial screening of the ingredient’s potential, before combining it with functional ingredients that mimicked ice cream’s natural texture. The finished product …


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Investments & Finance

Venus Williams-Founded Happy Viking Raises $2M From World’s Top Athletes

Superfood nutrition brand Happy Viking, founded by tennis star Venus Williams, recently announced the completion of a $2 million investment round backed by some of the world’s top athletes. Superfood nutrition brand for athletes Williams, who adopted a plant-based diet herself in 2011 following a health crisis, founded the superfood brand in collaboration with beverage company Dyla Brands to help increase the health and performance of fitness enthusiasts and athletes. The company’s first product was a shake, available in Triple Chocolate and Vanilla Bean flavors. It contains 20 grams of pea and brown rice protein, as well as prebiotic fiber. The company expanded its product range to contain Complete Superfood Meal, a quick meal solution packed with over 60 superfoods and nutrients, available in Vanilla, …


the essence of africa africrops moringa

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Company News

The Essence of Africa: Superfoods from Africa

Under the brand name “The Essence of Africa”, africrops! GmbH Berlin has been selling plant-based products from Africa in Germany since 2013. These include the superfoods moringa and baobab, which with their healthy ingredients can help to strengthen the immune system. The company has a strict approach to sustainability, and takes great care to ensure a fair and sustainable source of income for local producers in Africa.