Today’s key global wellness news articles from around the world, impacting the industry and influencing the business of wellness.
CBD-infused drink mix maker OLEO, Inc. announced today it has raised $1.5 million in a convertible note round. Speaking to BevNET, OLEO co-founder and CEO Skyler Bissell said the financing served as a “bridge round” between its 2016 series seed and a yet-to-be-determined future funding round.
Food developers are looking to insects as a sustainable form of protein to feed growing populations. But Western consumers remain unconvinced about the desirability of creepy crawlies. We round up three bug-centric innovations that may help to change their opinion.
The latest lifestyle, fashion and travel trends The latest lifestyle, fashion and travel trends How far would you go in the name of # wellness? Is a £6,500 a year gym membership too far? Given some people paid £1,000 to attend a goop summit, maybe not for some well-heeled wellbeing seekers.
A London-based sportswear brand that counts Owen Farrell, the England rugby captain, as one of its gym members is eyeing international expansion after sales doubled. WIT Fitness’s gym and shop near St Paul’s Cathedral is popular with rugby stars and Team GB athletes, while it sells branded traine
Americans’ love affair with plant-based meat likely will continue to heat up in the coming year with the vast majority of consumers who have tried them reporting that they intend to continue to buy them, even though many prefer eating animal-based meat, according to the market intelligence firm Numerator.
Wall Street’s first exchange-traded fund geared to animal lovers is expect to begin trading next month. It’s part of a growing wave of funds that say they pick companies likely to have a positive social impact as well as produce profits.
Michael James Wong, founder of Just Breathe, on what makes the business tick, the future of the brand, and focusing on the here and now.