July 19, 2016

Mushrooms Could Soon Replace Sugar (Yes, You Read That Correctly)

As a result of society’s sugar addiction, health conditions like diabetes and obesity have become a big problem. However, MycoTechnology is a start-up from Aurora, Colorado […]
July 16, 2016

Ethan Brown: The future of protein

Imagine using plants to make “meat”. One California-based company is doing just that. Ethan Brown is the founder and CEO of Beyond Meat. It produces a 100% […]
July 16, 2016

Researchers have finally discovered the key to naturally stripping sugar from all our foods

The global sugar-industrial complex is about to face a serious challenge—from a mushroom. A young start-up based out of Aurora, Colorado is poised to disrupt how […]
July 14, 2016

The 7 best apps to make you healthier

Invisible habits run your life. Whether the first things you do when you get up in the morning are run and make yourself scrambled eggs or snooze the […]
July 8, 2016

Ripple Foods Bags $30M Led by GV

Ripple Foods, a maker of dairy-free milk, has been served up $30 million in Series B funding led by GV. Emeryville, Calif.-based Ripple Foods, formed by […]
June 28, 2016

The shockingly beeflike veggie burger that’s not aimed at vegetarians

In Seth Goldman’s vision of the supermarket meat case of the future, he doesn’t see a meat case at all. He sees a protein case. And […]
June 19, 2016

Why General Mills and Campbell Soup Are Investing in Up-and-Coming Food Brands

With cereal sales taking a dive over the last three years, according to Nielsen, and younger consumers, in particular, gravitating toward healthy, organic snacks or fresh fruits and vegetables, CPG giants are looking for ways to innovate and enter new product categories.
June 8, 2016

Oakland startup lands big funding round to ‘undo’ food

Back to the Roots may have come from humble beginnings, but what started with a grow-your-own mushroom kit has turned into a national brand with products in over 14,000 stores.
June 6, 2016

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

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.