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‘It’s Not About Overnight Results’: A New DEI Program Designed For Food Tech Leaders Wants Startups To Build Better, More Diverse Teams

4 Mins Read Vegan Women Summit (VWS) has announced a new leadership initiative, to be run alongside Black History Month. The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Program is designed for key figures and leaders within the plant-based and food tech industries. The course will run through May 2022 with the intention of empowering businesses to create growth through […]

Vegan Women Summit Reveals Increase In Bias Faced By Female-Identifying Company Founders

4 Mins Read The 2021 Women Founder Report, compiled by the Vegan Women’s Summit (VWS), highlights concerning trends facing female-identifying leaders. Despite the plant-based business world experiencing vast growth, attitudes towards non-male figures within it are not proving as progressive. In 2020, just three percent of $3 billion investment raised in the industry went to women-led companies.  Harassment, […]

YAY! Foods To Unveil Plant-Based Marinated Feta At Woolworths Stores Across New South Wales, Australia

2 Mins Read Women-owned business YAY! Foods is bringing its plant-based marinated feta to New South Wales (NSW) by debuting in select Woolworths stores, the Australian chain of supermarkets owned by the Woolworths Group across the state. Founded by Australian Turkish sister duo Nalin and Nergiz, YAY! Foods first unveiled its handcrafted marinated alternative dairy feta product in […]

Slutty Vegan Founder Pinky Cole Featured On Forbes ‘Women Of The Next 1,000’ List

4 Mins Read Pinky Cole, founder and CEO of Slutty Vegan, a vegan burger chain based in Atlanta, Georgia recently made it to Forbes ‘Women Of The Next 1,000’ List. This year’s list highlights ‘small-scale super-achievers defying the odds’ – presenting ‘self-funded shops and pre-revenue startups’ with under US$10 million in revenue or funding. Featured amongst other women […]

Top 10 Sustainability Trends: Our 2021 Eco Wellness Predictions

12 Mins Read It’s that time of the year again, a new dawn, or in 2021’s case, a better dawn, because hey, what can be worse than 2020? New year = new set of Green Queen trend predictions (proud to share that we still haven’t been wrong yet). This year, for the first time, we have two separate […]