New Roots

Cheese, Reinvented

Headquarters: Thun, Switzerland

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Why

New Roots is reinventing traditions of the future, offering a healthy alternative to cheese that doesn’t taste like an alternative. This is done by using homemade organic cashew milk and the same artisanal techniques of fermentation and ripening as traditional cheese. They are one of the only companies in Switzerland to make vegan cheese using ancestral techniques.


Profile

New Roots is providing an ethical and sustainable alternative to classic cheese, without altering its universally loved taste. They currently offer a selection of eight tasty cheeses including cream cheese, ricotta, camembert and fresh cheese with different herbs and spices. With centuries of Swiss cheese crafting knowledge behind them they are creating real artisan vegan cheese. In addition to helping people transition to a plant-based diet, they are committed to improving each step of their process, from transporting the nuts to shipping the cheese; they try their best to reduce their environmental impact.


Impact

 

  • Saves the lives of millions of animals
  • Provides consumers with a healthier, tastier cheese alternative
  • Conscious packaging minimizes carbon footprint

UN Sustainable Development Goals

This company fulfills the following UN SDGs:

Matthew Kenney Cuisine

Crafting the Future of Food

Headquarters: Venice, CA, USA

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Matthew is a celebrity chef, entrepreneur, author and educator known for specializing in plant-based cuisine. He has 12 books under his belt and has opened 14 many restaurants across the globe. Matthew Kenney Cuisine, is focused on the development of products, books and businesses that reflect his passion for sustainable living. It is the ultimate plant-based diet education and wellness business offering courses in several countries and online.


Matthew Kenney Cuisine brings together plant-based culinary art and ultimate nutrition offering an array of services like catering, consulting, chef placement, licensing and seeking engagements. Matthew Kenney Cuisine is pleased to introduce its first plant-based product lines to enter the consumer market industry. Double Zero Now is a frozen pizza division featuring MKC tree-nut cheese brand, an extensive line of unique pizzas that will be available in stores nationwide.


Impact

 

  • Saving the lives of millions of animals
  • Increases the health and vitality of people’s lives
  • Convenient, delicious , more sustainable, plant-based food solutions
  • Inspires people to make more conscious food decisions

UN Sustainable Development Goals

This company fulfills the following UN SDGs:

Veestro

Heat, eat and love

Headquarters: Vernon, CA, USA

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Why

 

Veestro delivers 100% gourmet plant-based meals and juices that are fully prepared straight to your door, anywhere within the US. Veestro was created for consumers that want to eat healthy but don’t have the time to shop, chop, and cook. Just heat & eat to please your tastebuds, please your body & please your schedule.


Profile

 

Veestro is changing the game in meal subscription services. They offer health focused products made with organic ingredients, with a variety of options including weight loss plans, gluten free dishes, and low sodium meals; in eco-friendly packaging. The meals are crafted by in-house chefs, made to order and delivered within 1 to 4 days. Partnering with brands like Ocean Hugger Foods for their new Ahimi Sushi Bowl and New Wave Foods for their Shr’mp Jambalaya dish to bring its customers the best of what other plant-based companies have to offer. One time delivery and subscription options are available along with picking your favorite meals a la carte or make it even easier on yourself with their meal packs, all at affordable prices.


Impact

 

  • Saves the lives of millions of animals
  • Increases the health and vitality of people’s lives
  • Convenient, affordable, more sustainable, plant-based food solutions
  • Inspires people to make more conscious food decisions
  • Eco friendly packaging minimizes carbon footprint

UN Sustainable Development Goals

This company fulfills the following UN SDGs:

Euphebe

Bringing back real food and good health

Headquarters: New York, NY USA

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Why

Euphebe makes healthy eating tasty and convenient. Their programs are grounded in medical research and based on whole foods and high fiber to reduce hunger and increase serotonin. With fully prepared meals that are good for you and that make you happy, to gain lasting results.


Profile

Euphebe is a health company whose prescription for well-being is real food. With a mission to change the way America eats one person at a time, their Real Food ReBoot will help you lose weight and feel better in 28 days. They use real food to create real results. With a Food Coach, whole food plant-based seriously tasty meals, you’ll lose weight and be feeling great with improved energy and mental clarity, in no time.


Impact

 

  • Saves millions of animals’ lives
  • Increases the health and vitality of people’s lives
  • Convenient, healthy, more sustainable, plant-based food solutions
  • Inspires people to make more conscious food decisions

UN Sustainable Development Goals

This company fulfills the following UN SDGs:

Beyond Meat

The future of protein

Headquarters: Los Angeles, CA, USA

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Why

 

A better way to feed the planet. Beyond Meat creates mass-market solutions that perfectly replace animal protein with plant protein. The company is dedicated to improving human health, positively impacting climate change, conserving natural resources and respecting animal welfare. The Beyond Meat team desires to make the world a better place, one delicious meal at a time.


Profile

 

Beyond Meat wants all of the good and none of the bad: Eat delicious meat without all the problems that go along with it. Replacing animal protein with meat made from plants will do wonders for human health, the environment, conservation and animals. Reduce meat consumption and tell the world! Even if you’re already eating less meat, you can help to spread the word and make a real difference. Together we can build a world that has no downsides and a delicious upside.


Impact

 

  • Improve human health
  • Positively impact climate change
  • Address global resource constraints
  • Improve animal welfare

UN Sustainable Development Goals

This company fulfills the following UN SDGs:

Good Catch Foods

Culinary rebels with a cause

Headquarters: New York, USA

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Why

 

Seafood without sacrifice. We met the people behind Good Catch Foods at ExpoWest 2017 in Anaheim and were excited not only by their great products, but also by their very professional, experienced, and highly motivated team bringing the products to market.


Profile

 

Good Catch Foods is disrupting the seafood industry by not disrupting the ocean’s natural resources.

Good Catch Foods produces vegan, non-GMO, gluten-free, plant-based foods that are not only cruelty-free and health conscious, but also have the same culinary taste seafood lovers expect.


Impact

 

  • Countering the overfishing of global fish stocks
  • Reducing factory farming of animals
  • Saving millions of environmentally crucial marine life, including key predator species, such as sharks, from dying as “bycatch” in fishing nets
  • Providing a healthy alternative to wild-caught fish contaminated with mercury, PCBs, dioxins, etc.
  • Offering a substitute for consumers with severe allergic reactions to fish and other seafood
  • Starting to change the world with their product launch in January 2018.

UN Sustainable Development Goals

This company fulfills the following UN SDGs:

Impossible Foods

For the love of meat

Headquarters: Redwood City, CA, USA

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Why

 

Impossible Foods is set out to do the impossible: develop and produce delicious meats that are good for people and the planet. After introducing the Impossible Burger, the Scientists are working hard to invent more ways to make the foods we love most – animal-free and therefore cruelty-free. Around 2013, Impossible started to research and identify what makes our food sizzle, smell as well as different bites.


Profile

 

Impossible Foods works to transform the global food system by inventing better ways of producing food. The team consists of scientists, engineers, chefs, farmers, foodies, and friends – a mix of people who wants to change the world. They investigate the molecular basis of food flavours and textures, and discover sustainable new ingredients from nature. With their fresh look at food, they make meat directly from plants.


Impact

 

  • Developing more healthy meat replacement
  • Offering a replacement for meat lovers
  • Producing at scale by using heme
  • Decreases animal cruelty due to reduce overall meat consumption

UN Sustainable Development Goals

This company fulfills the following UN SDGs:

SuperMeat

Same meat, different way

Headquarters: Tel Aviv-Jaffa, Israel

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Why

 

A single biopsy allows for potentially indefinite production of SuperMeat’s Clean Meat and is grown under controlled and sterile conditions, eliminating the issues of food-borne diseases, bacterial resistance and much more.


Profile

 

The SuperMeat team is a powerful mix of top-tier scientists, food engineers and chefs collaborating with production experts from the pharmaceutical industry to create a new generation of meat products that are sustainable, cost-efficient, animal-friendly, and delicious.


Impact

 

  • Much smaller eco footprint
  • Requiring  99% less land
  • Up to 96% less Greenhouse Gas emissions
  • Up to 90% less water usage

UN Sustainable Development Goals

This company fulfills the following UN SDGs:

Green Common

Make change happen!

Headquarters: Wan Chai, Hong Kong

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Why

 

Green Common is a global change maker for sustainable common good revolutionizing the food mindset in Hong Kong and all over the planet making it a norm to eat food that is good for you, others and the planet.


Profile

 

Green Common is a one stop dining and shopping experience with convenient locations offering consumers an array affordable tasty options, the newest plant-based trends and healthy nutritional foods. With 7 store locations and a recently launched pop-up in the Hong Kong Airport, Green Common is promoting mindful eating as well as mindful living. They work and partner with the leading brands of the world like Beyond and Just to bring the most innovative and sustainable options to their restaurants and stores. They regularly hold events and culinary classes raising awareness and educating communities with knowledge and products to make a positive impact with solutions, one meal at a time. They are tackling the sustainability crisis, China’s food insecurity, public health crisis and animal welfare all while empowering over 3 million people partake in their Green Monday global plant-based movement.


Impact

 

  • Offers consumers new meat replacements and plant-based alternatives
  • Educates communities and corporations on the health benefits and positive
    impacts of plant-based eating
  • Inspires the world to join the revolutionary plant-based movement
  • Supports and promotes mission aligned brands
  • Decreases animal cruelty due to reduce overall meat consumption

UN Sustainable Development Goals

This company fulfills the following UN SDGs:

Yes Cacao

Chocolate you can feel

Headquarters: Oakland/CA, USA

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Why

 

YES Cacao is combining wild cacao with a blend of different herbs, flowers, and other ingredients to give you energy or calm your mind. The cacao that Yes Cacao uses is sourced from the wild by a team of 450 harvesters, so no destructive farms or plantations are required to produce the cacao. On top of that, all their chocolate is organic, vegan and kosher.


Profile

 

in In 2015, health food entrepreneurs Zoë and Justin decided to put the fun in functional, and reclaim chocolate as a delivery system. Yes Cacao makes healthy choices more accessible, playful, and pleasurable by pairing functions with flavors to deliver formulas that optimize your #YESLIFE. Each bar has less than 6g of unrefined, highly mineralized, organic sun-dried cane sugar and contain no artificial ingredients, emulsifiers, or gmo’s. From ingredients to packaging, every sourcing decision they make is with deep reverence for the planet.


Impact

 

  • Wild Sourced Arriba Criollo Cacao supports the preservation of rainforests and jungles throughout Ecuador
  • Absolutely no artificial ingredients, emulsifiers, or GMO’s
  • Provides consumers with a healthier, more beneficial, alternative chocolate

UN Sustainable Development Goals

This company fulfills the following UN SDGs: