Topic: Brands

With Help of $10M Series A, Back to the Roots Poised to Truly ‘Undo Food

June 6, 2016 | Written by
Category: Brands, News

Back to the Roots, an Oakland, California startup pioneering how families reconnect with food, announced today that it has expanded its January crowdfunding campaign on CircleUp into a $10M Series A. The new investment was led by Acre Venture Partners, Campbell Soup’s venture capital fund for food startups, and also includes funding from S2G Ventures and Red Sea Ventures. read full article

This Pea-Based Milk Is Healthier Than Almond Milk, And Actually Tastes Almost Like Milk

April 18, 2016 | Written by
Category: Brands, News, Protein

After building Method, the sustainable soap brand, into a $100 million-plus business, cofounder Adam Lowry probably could have retired. Instead, he tackled a new problem: the unsustainability of milk.

Dairy has a massive carbon footprint, and a single gallon of milk takes 1,000 gallons of water to produce. Plant-based alternatives, from almond milk to coconut milk, are gaining in popularity, but they have issues of their own. So his new company Ripple is using another unusual ingredient—peas—instead. read full article