Top 3 Startups of the Week on FoodHack | February W1

Top 3 Startups of the Week on FoodHack | February W1

By
Nicola Spalding
February 5, 2021

February may be a cold, grey month, but our FoodHack Discovery board is full of top-notch products from startups all over the world to brighten up your day. This week we had plant-based eggs made from chickpeas, freshly-made plant-based baby food and an app for self-improvement, but here are your winners:

1. The Live Green Co | Santiago, Chile

Source: The Live Green Co.

It may not be ice cream weather in (most of) Europe right now, but that will not stop us getting excited about The Live Green Co.’s plant-based delights. The non-dairy ice cream market exceeded $500M globally in 2019 and is set to see a CAGR of over 13% between 2020 and 2026, as consumers continue to shift towards a plant-based diet but don’t want to miss out on the best things in life. The Live Green Co. has created three flavours of the ‘cleanest ice cream in the world’. It is not just dairy-free, so suitable for those with lactose intolerance, but has no gluten, soy, cholesterol, trans fats, or artificial additives. It has fewer calories than dairy ice cream but is high in protein and fibre, so is a guilt-free indulgence. Plus, its packaging is plastic-free, fully compostable and biodegradable.

2. Dalci | Jersey, United-States

Source: Dalci

Gut health is a big deal, as digestive issues can cause all kinds of other issues, including anxiety and depression (and nobody needs any more of either of those in a pandemic). But does eating gut-healthy foods mean missing out on dessert? Not any more! US brand Dalci has come up with a range of brownies and blondies which are totally clean: gluten-free, grain-free, soy-free, refined sugar-free, preservative-free and non-GMO, but thankfully not flavour-free. Instead, they’re sticky and indulgent, just like the unhealthy kind, but are made with avocado oil, unrefined coconut sugar, almond flour, ethically sourced dark chocolate and organic and non-GMO fruit, so have naturally occurring digestive enzymes, are low on the glycemic index, are heart healthy and gut nourishing. They bring a whole new meaning to ‘comfort eating’.

3. Brassi | Michigan, United States

Source: Cauli Oats by Brassi

The humble cauliflower is having a well-deserved moment of glory. It’s something of a superfood, packed with nutrients, high in fibre and can even help to keep you heart healthy. Regular oatmeal is pretty good for you, because oats are high in protein, but what if you mix the two? Crazy? Over in the US, Brassi’s founders wanted a breakfast product which was protein-rich, low in sugar, high in fibre and included vegetables, so they created Cauli Oats. Each serving is not only flavourful, but contains a full nutrition profile with 10g of plant-based protein, 7g of fibre, and a sneaky veggie portion. Plus, it comes in spiced apple and cacao coconut, so is both delicious and nutritious.

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February may be a cold, grey month, but our FoodHack Discovery board is full of top-notch products from startups all over the world to brighten up your day. This week we had plant-based eggs made from chickpeas, freshly-made plant-based baby food and an app for self-improvement, but here are your winners:

1. The Live Green Co | Santiago, Chile

Source: The Live Green Co.

It may not be ice cream weather in (most of) Europe right now, but that will not stop us getting excited about The Live Green Co.’s plant-based delights. The non-dairy ice cream market exceeded $500M globally in 2019 and is set to see a CAGR of over 13% between 2020 and 2026, as consumers continue to shift towards a plant-based diet but don’t want to miss out on the best things in life. The Live Green Co. has created three flavours of the ‘cleanest ice cream in the world’. It is not just dairy-free, so suitable for those with lactose intolerance, but has no gluten, soy, cholesterol, trans fats, or artificial additives. It has fewer calories than dairy ice cream but is high in protein and fibre, so is a guilt-free indulgence. Plus, its packaging is plastic-free, fully compostable and biodegradable.

2. Dalci | Jersey, United-States

Source: Dalci

Gut health is a big deal, as digestive issues can cause all kinds of other issues, including anxiety and depression (and nobody needs any more of either of those in a pandemic). But does eating gut-healthy foods mean missing out on dessert? Not any more! US brand Dalci has come up with a range of brownies and blondies which are totally clean: gluten-free, grain-free, soy-free, refined sugar-free, preservative-free and non-GMO, but thankfully not flavour-free. Instead, they’re sticky and indulgent, just like the unhealthy kind, but are made with avocado oil, unrefined coconut sugar, almond flour, ethically sourced dark chocolate and organic and non-GMO fruit, so have naturally occurring digestive enzymes, are low on the glycemic index, are heart healthy and gut nourishing. They bring a whole new meaning to ‘comfort eating’.

3. Brassi | Michigan, United States

Source: Cauli Oats by Brassi

The humble cauliflower is having a well-deserved moment of glory. It’s something of a superfood, packed with nutrients, high in fibre and can even help to keep you heart healthy. Regular oatmeal is pretty good for you, because oats are high in protein, but what if you mix the two? Crazy? Over in the US, Brassi’s founders wanted a breakfast product which was protein-rich, low in sugar, high in fibre and included vegetables, so they created Cauli Oats. Each serving is not only flavourful, but contains a full nutrition profile with 10g of plant-based protein, 7g of fibre, and a sneaky veggie portion. Plus, it comes in spiced apple and cacao coconut, so is both delicious and nutritious.

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February may be a cold, grey month, but our FoodHack Discovery board is full of top-notch products from startups all over the world to brighten up your day. This week we had plant-based eggs made from chickpeas, freshly-made plant-based baby food and an app for self-improvement, but here are your winners:

1. The Live Green Co | Santiago, Chile

Source: The Live Green Co.

It may not be ice cream weather in (most of) Europe right now, but that will not stop us getting excited about The Live Green Co.’s plant-based delights. The non-dairy ice cream market exceeded $500M globally in 2019 and is set to see a CAGR of over 13% between 2020 and 2026, as consumers continue to shift towards a plant-based diet but don’t want to miss out on the best things in life. The Live Green Co. has created three flavours of the ‘cleanest ice cream in the world’. It is not just dairy-free, so suitable for those with lactose intolerance, but has no gluten, soy, cholesterol, trans fats, or artificial additives. It has fewer calories than dairy ice cream but is high in protein and fibre, so is a guilt-free indulgence. Plus, its packaging is plastic-free, fully compostable and biodegradable.

2. Dalci | Jersey, United-States

Source: Dalci

Gut health is a big deal, as digestive issues can cause all kinds of other issues, including anxiety and depression (and nobody needs any more of either of those in a pandemic). But does eating gut-healthy foods mean missing out on dessert? Not any more! US brand Dalci has come up with a range of brownies and blondies which are totally clean: gluten-free, grain-free, soy-free, refined sugar-free, preservative-free and non-GMO, but thankfully not flavour-free. Instead, they’re sticky and indulgent, just like the unhealthy kind, but are made with avocado oil, unrefined coconut sugar, almond flour, ethically sourced dark chocolate and organic and non-GMO fruit, so have naturally occurring digestive enzymes, are low on the glycemic index, are heart healthy and gut nourishing. They bring a whole new meaning to ‘comfort eating’.

3. Brassi | Michigan, United States

Source: Cauli Oats by Brassi

The humble cauliflower is having a well-deserved moment of glory. It’s something of a superfood, packed with nutrients, high in fibre and can even help to keep you heart healthy. Regular oatmeal is pretty good for you, because oats are high in protein, but what if you mix the two? Crazy? Over in the US, Brassi’s founders wanted a breakfast product which was protein-rich, low in sugar, high in fibre and included vegetables, so they created Cauli Oats. Each serving is not only flavourful, but contains a full nutrition profile with 10g of plant-based protein, 7g of fibre, and a sneaky veggie portion. Plus, it comes in spiced apple and cacao coconut, so is both delicious and nutritious.

February may be a cold, grey month, but our FoodHack Discovery board is full of top-notch products from startups all over the world to brighten up your day. This week we had plant-based eggs made from chickpeas, freshly-made plant-based baby food and an app for self-improvement, but here are your winners:

1. The Live Green Co | Santiago, Chile

Source: The Live Green Co.

It may not be ice cream weather in (most of) Europe right now, but that will not stop us getting excited about The Live Green Co.’s plant-based delights. The non-dairy ice cream market exceeded $500M globally in 2019 and is set to see a CAGR of over 13% between 2020 and 2026, as consumers continue to shift towards a plant-based diet but don’t want to miss out on the best things in life. The Live Green Co. has created three flavours of the ‘cleanest ice cream in the world’. It is not just dairy-free, so suitable for those with lactose intolerance, but has no gluten, soy, cholesterol, trans fats, or artificial additives. It has fewer calories than dairy ice cream but is high in protein and fibre, so is a guilt-free indulgence. Plus, its packaging is plastic-free, fully compostable and biodegradable.

2. Dalci | Jersey, United-States

Source: Dalci

Gut health is a big deal, as digestive issues can cause all kinds of other issues, including anxiety and depression (and nobody needs any more of either of those in a pandemic). But does eating gut-healthy foods mean missing out on dessert? Not any more! US brand Dalci has come up with a range of brownies and blondies which are totally clean: gluten-free, grain-free, soy-free, refined sugar-free, preservative-free and non-GMO, but thankfully not flavour-free. Instead, they’re sticky and indulgent, just like the unhealthy kind, but are made with avocado oil, unrefined coconut sugar, almond flour, ethically sourced dark chocolate and organic and non-GMO fruit, so have naturally occurring digestive enzymes, are low on the glycemic index, are heart healthy and gut nourishing. They bring a whole new meaning to ‘comfort eating’.

3. Brassi | Michigan, United States

Source: Cauli Oats by Brassi

The humble cauliflower is having a well-deserved moment of glory. It’s something of a superfood, packed with nutrients, high in fibre and can even help to keep you heart healthy. Regular oatmeal is pretty good for you, because oats are high in protein, but what if you mix the two? Crazy? Over in the US, Brassi’s founders wanted a breakfast product which was protein-rich, low in sugar, high in fibre and included vegetables, so they created Cauli Oats. Each serving is not only flavourful, but contains a full nutrition profile with 10g of plant-based protein, 7g of fibre, and a sneaky veggie portion. Plus, it comes in spiced apple and cacao coconut, so is both delicious and nutritious.

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