Serena Williams Invests in Vegan Smoothie Delivery Company 

Anyone who’s worked a busy schedule knows that it can be a struggle to maintain a healthy lifestyle, between balancing exercise, healthy diet, and a decent amount of sleep. That was what drove Rachel Drori, a “busy New Yorker and even busier mom,” to create Daily Harvest, a startup that delivers “frozen, single-serving, organic smoothies, soups, overnight…

Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) Definition & Example

Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) WHAT IT IS: The compound annual growth rate (CAGR) is a useful measure of growth over multiple time periods. It can be thought of as the growth rate that gets you from the initial investment value to the ending investment value if you assume that the investment has been compounding over the time period. The formula for…

Veggie Grill, the West Coast All-Vegan Chain 

While you’re patiently waiting for all-vegan fast-casual chain Veggie Grill’s East Coast debut, here are 5 menu items to look forward to. If there’s one question that has been nagging our thoughts for the past year, it’s “when is Veggie Grill coming to the East Coast?” If you’ve never heard of it, Veggie Grill is a West…

Almond Milk Market – Global Forecast to 2023 

  Global Almond Milk Market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 13% post 2023, Global Almond Milk Market categorizes the Global Market by application, formulation, distribution channel and Region | Almond Milk Industry Global Almond milk Market Information- by application (ice cream, yogurt, confectionery, butter & cream and others), by formulation {(Plain- Sweetened…

Google CEO Sundar Pichai: ‘thousands of calls’ on YouTube boycott

Google was forced to make an all-out public relations push after big advertisers complained their ads ran next to objectionable YouTube videos. Google made ‘thousands of calls’ to prevent advertisers from boycotting YouTube Google execs were forced to make “thousands and thousands” of calls to calm nervous YouTube advertisers Effort came after some big brand…

Dairy Alternatives Market Expects More Health-Conscious Customers To Drive Ingredient Innovation

Dairy Alternatives Market Predicted to Register CAGR of 9.9% Till 2021 Largely Due TO Rising Asia-Pacific Requirements Hyderabad, India, March 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The report “Dairy Alternatives (Beverage) Market: By Type (Almond, Soy, Coconut, Cashew, Oats); Formulation (Plain, Flavored, Sweetened, Non-Sweetened); Channel (Super Markets, Convenience Stores, Health Food Stores, Pharmacies) Forecast (2016 – 2021)”,…

DANONE : Danone Completes Acquisition of WhiteWave

Press release – April 12th, 2017 Danone Completes Acquisition of WhiteWave  Paris, France – April 12th, 2017 – Danone is pleased to announce that it has today completed its acquisition of WhiteWave. Under the terms of the merger agreement, WhiteWave shareholders will receive $56.25 per share in cash. In connection with completion of the transaction, the WhiteWave…

Danone Turns to Fund Run by Two Women in Search for Next Kale – Bloomberg

by Craig Giammona May 16, 2017, 5:00 AM EDT French yogurt giant joins Campbell Soup in backing AccelFoods Large food and beverage companies struggling with tepid sales Danone, the French yogurt giant grappling with sluggish sales, has turned to a venture capital firm that backs startups selling everything from snack bars containing cricket protein to tater…

TerraVia’s Algae Butter, Which Can Replace Palm Oil and Hydrogenated Oils, Receives FDA GRAS No Questions Letter (NASDAQ:SZYM)

Algae Butter Is A Revolutionary New Structuring Fat For Use in Bakery, Spreads, and Confectionery SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)– TerraVia Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:TVIA) announced today that it has received a generally recognized as safe (GRAS) no questions letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its Algae Butter. This response paves the way for commercialization of this revolutionary structuring…

TerraVia in the Wilderness Years : Biofuels Digest

TerraVia in the Wilderness Years April 19, 2017 | Jim Lane Over at our sister publication Nuu, we reported this week that TerraVia got a “generally recognized as safe” OK from the FDA for its long-awaited algae butter. It’s a palm-free, non-hydrogenated, vegan solution for bakery, spreads and confectionery applications. Algae Butter will be produced by the TerraVia…

What happens to your stock when that company gets sold? 

What happens to your stock when that company gets sold? Dmitriy Fomichenko, Experienced investor since 2001 Answered 9 Jun 2016. Companies often get sold or merged in the growth phase. When one company (or an investor) wants to buy another company, it proposes a deal to make an “acquisition” or buyout, usually by taking ownership of the…

Plant-Based Food Innovation with Univar and TerraVia 

Plant-Based Food Innovation with Univar and TerraVia February 13, 2017 08:30 AM Eastern Standard Time SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–TerraVia (NASDAQ:TVIA) and Univar, a distributor of food ingredients and provider of value-added services across Europe Middle East and Africa (EMEA), announced today a distribution agreement across Europe for the AlgaVia® brand of Whole Algae Ingredients. “The relationship enhances our…

FAQs | Coty

COTY INC. STATEMENT ON ANIMAL TESTING Coty Inc. is a leader in the global beauty industry. We have developed a portfolio of notable brands and offer innovative products of outstanding quality for which we are committed to maintaining the highest possible standards of consumer safety.  Before we place a product on the market, we assess…

I WANT AN ANIMAL-FREE MALL

I WANT AN ANIMAL-FREE MALL That’s right. A mall. Animal-free. A big one. With lots of glitter and big lights. With every kind of shop. Grocery, bakery, deli, shoe store, pet supply shop, clothes, hair salon using only cruelty-free products, and on and on, restaurants too. Good ones. I have a vision. And it’s a…

AD AGENCIES TELL LIES

The nature of advertisement is to present your product in the best possible light, slanting the truth of the lies in favor of greater benefit to the buyer than exists, while minimizing to a greater extent than is accurate the cons. Ad agencies don’t tell truths; they open the door to your awareness by using…

INVEST CAREFULLY WHEN BASED ON SCIENCE

Science is always wrong till it’s right. Then it’s still wrong till the next new right comes along. “This is what we know now.” Be careful what you put your stock in – where you place your money. ~ Sharon Lee Davies-Tight UPDATE: 27 June 2015 “Science is often flawed. It’s time we embraced that.”…

How Healthy Is Soylent? – The Atlantic

Soylent Is Healthier Than the Average North American Diet. And that’s embarrassing. Food tastes better than Soylent. On that, there is universal agreement. Bland in flavor but audacious in concept, everything else about the beige food replacement is fiercely contested. Foodies decry the decline of experiential eating, cultural critics bemoan the loss of communal mealtimes, and…

Soylent Thinks It Found What Was Making People Sick: Algae – Bloomberg

The startup is removing an algae-based ingredient from its food products. Its supplier TerraVia says the substance is safe. by Olivia Zaleski November 7, 2016, 10:00 AM EST November 7, 2016, 5:02 PM EST Since its introduction in 2013, the protein drink Soylent has become the go-to food substitute for many coders and venture capitalists in Silicon…

TerraVia Holdings, Inc.: Rosen Law

TerraVia Holdings, Inc. Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, has filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of purchasers of TerraVia Holdings, Inc. securities (NASDAQ: TVIA) from August 8, 2016 through November 7, 2016. The lawsuit seeks recovery of investor losses. If you purchased shares of TerraVia from August 8, 2016 through November 7, 2016…

‘Thrive’ Algae Oil Delivers Strong Results in Retail Market Test

Thrive Algae Oil Delivers Strong Results in Retail Market Test First Product From TerraVia’s Innovative Algae Oil Platform Already Driving Sales in Top 25th Percentile of Food Oils in Retail Test, Now Beginning West Coast Roll-Out Delivers Superior Nutrition, Smoke Point and Sustainability Profile with an Exceptionally Mild Flavor that Enhances Food’s True Taste May 16,…

List of Publicly Traded Vegan Companies

List of Publicly Traded Vegan Companies Listed on Major U.S. Exchanges The number of vegans in the United States and worldwide continues to climb which naturally means more and more companies are creating products for this market. This list is likely to grow substantially in the coming years as there are a number of new…

Morgan Housel — When You Change The World And No One Notices

Jeff Bezos once said: “Invention requires a long-term willingness to be misunderstood. You do something that you genuinely believe in, that you have conviction about, but for a long period of time, well-meaning people may criticize that effort … if you really have conviction that they’re not right, you need to have that long-term willingness…

FOLLOW MY INVESTMENTS

https://www.nyse.com/index I’m new to investing. You know, you don’t have to invest a lot and it’s kinda fun. If you buy one share in a company, then you own part of that company. Know your rights as a shareholder. http://www.investopedia.com/articles/01/050201.asp Right out of the gate, I figured I wanted to be part owner of a bank….