Today’s key global wellness news articles from around the world, impacting the industry and influencing the business of wellness.
Nestlé-owned Sweet Earth is on a mission to help consumers move forward in their journeys toward more plant-based eating by creating products for key occasions like barbecue season and snack time, and using feedback from fans to develop new and improved versions of its plant-based meat alternatives.
Investors are looking for the next Peloton, and indoor-rowing brands like Ergatta, CityRow, and Hydrow are competing to be the next at-home-fitness hit
Interest in indoor rowing – both connected machines and studio classes – is on the rise in the US. The global rowing-machine market is expected to hit $1.8 billion by 2031. Investors are taking note by pouring funding into brands like Hydrow and Ergatta. See more stories on Insider’s business page.
Oscar-winning actress Natalie Portman is investing in Bowery farms, as the famed vegan backs the indoor producer of kale and lettuce.
The Well-a membership-based wellness mecca located in New York City’s Flatiron district-has long staked its success on community. In the days before the pandemic, the club, which offers an appealing mix of both Eastern and Western medicine, earned a cult following among self-care seekers and wellness devotees.
SMASH is an app targeting 13- to 24-year-olds. Its promise: to help them ‘save money and stay healthy’. It is available free on iOS and Android and includes a 20% discount ‘when making better choices at places they buy food and love to eat on the high-street’.
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