(Editor's Note: This bereavement notice was written by the team at Califia Farms on March 15, 2021.)
It is with a heavy heart we share the news of the passing of our company’s founder, Greg Steltenpohl. He built the Califia Farms brand from the ground up with a passion for nourishing people and the planet. Greg touched so many lives on his plant-fueled journey to make the world a healthier place. He will be profoundly missed. We tip our hats to our visionary founder.
In tandem with the launch of Silk's first-ever kids' product, Danone North America makes $100,000 product donation to communities in need.
December 11, 2020
Silk Kids Almondmilk Yogurt Alternative is the latest innovation from Silk, America's number-one plant-based beverage and a leader in yogurt alternatives, and is designed with kids and parents in mind. The new yogurt alternative is fortified with Calcium and Vitamin D to help support strong bones and has 25% less sugar per ounce1 than average flavored yogurt alternatives. Silk Kids Almondmilk Yogurt Alternative is also peanut-free, gluten-free, lactose-free and Non-GMO Project Verified – making it a good allergen-friendly option for lunchtime and snack time. The dairy-free yogurt alternative comes in three delicious flavors including Mixed Berry, Apple Cinnamon and Strawberry, and will be available at select retailers starting December 2020.
Elmhurst 1925, maker of plant-based beverages, has expanded retail distribution of its Unsweetened Milked Almonds, Unsweetened Milked Oats and Unsweetened Milked Cashews. The three varieties can now be found in 1,855 new select Kroger banners across the U.S. including Ralphs, Roundy’s, King Soopers, Fred Meyer, Smith’s Food and Drug, QFC and Fry’s Food Stores, for a total of 5,732 new points of distribution.
Unlike many other vegan options, AYO Almondmilk Yogurt not only boasts what it doesn’t have, like dairy, cholesterol or anything artificial, it is filled with heart healthy nutrition. AYO is high in fiber and low in saturated fat. Each creamy, probiotic-rich cup features less added sugar than most dairy or plant-based yogurts and only 150-160 calories.
The funds will modernize the steam boiler system, which is used to generate steam for plant production and sanitation.
October 22, 2019
Blue Diamond Growers is the recipient of the California Energy Commission Food Production Investment Program grant, which will allow the Sacramento, Calif., headquarters facility to install a new boiler system and save 1,350 metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions per year.