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Food Security, Climate Resiliency & Improved Nutrition: Why India Needs Cultivated Meat

3 Mins Read A new joint report from business technology outfit CIIE.Co and the Good Food Institute (GFI) claims that cultivated meat could radically transform India’s food system. Stronger national food security, a more climate resilient food supply chai and reliable nutrition were all cited as major reasons why. The caveat? The report states that without significant government […]

Kerry Study Reveals India Is A Key Driver For The Plant-Based Food And Flexitarian Markets

3 Mins Read Taste and nutrition giant Kerry has undertaken a study into demand for meat alternatives, identifying India as a particularly high-growth market for plant-based foods. Findings demonstrated an overall openness to animal-free foods in the country of more than one billion. Taste, texture, and suitability for regional dishes were identified as significant purchase factors. In India, […]

Q&A With Supplant Foods: “We Can Get Delicious, Nutritious & Cost-Effective Protein Without Slaughter”

8 Mins Read Chirag Sabunani of Supplant Foods is deploying material science expertise to create unique plant ingredients, and taking a deeper look at food formulation with novel products like chickpea flour, and understanding how texture plays a key role in making meat ‘meaty’. Supplant’s mission is to supply these ingredients to plant-based companies across the world, and […]

Indian Sari Weaver Creates Sustainable Fabric Out Of Banana Fibre

2 Mins Read An idea that a weaver came up with two decades ago, saris made sustainably from banana fibre have revived a tradition in the suburb of Anakaputhur in Chennai, India. This tradition that stretches back 90 years was threatened in the 1960s when Nigeria began banning textile imports, which translated in massive losses for Anakaputhur’s weavers.  […]

Green Queen Heroes: Punam Chopra of Spicebox Organics

5 Mins Read Tell us a little bit about yourself. I have been in the health and fitness industry for most of my life. I started one of the first women’s health and fitness centers in New Delhi, India 20 years ago and hosted my own fitness show on television. Following this experience, I went to Canada to […]

Green Queen Ayurveda Series Part 3: Know Your Dosha, Know Yourself

6 Mins Read What is a Dosha?  The Ayurvedic concept of prakruti, which translates literally from Sanskrit as “nature, ” refers to our natural mind-body constitution – the unique characteristics that each of us is born with, perceptible through emotions, behavior, body type, metabolism, and health tendencies.  The overall nature of a persons constitution is largely determined by […]

Green Queen Ayurveda Series Part 2: Top 5 Ayurvedic Longevity Tips

3 Mins Read 1. Know thy dosha  You don’t have to become an expert but understanding your dosha – (your Ayurvedic mind-body constitution) is akin to understanding your own mind-body blueprint. If nothing else, it will equip you with better information about yourself for your next conversation with your doctor or healthcare provider. Find out  what your dominant dosha in […]