Welltodo Today: The Incubators Supporting F&B startups, Vitamin Packs Gets Investment From L Catterton, Sleep Coaches


Today’s key global wellness news articles from around the world, impacting the industry and influencing the business of wellness.

11 incubator schemes looking for the next big thing in food and drink

With a record number of entrepreneurs now looking to build their own business in the sector a growing number of programs are offering access to expert advice, space and cash. Who’s behind it? Founder of The Black Farmer, Wilfred Emmanuel-Jones What do they look for?

Equinox says “sleep coaches” can improve your fitness

It’s already known that a number of elements factor into weight loss, including food, exercise, Netflix addiction, etc. Now a new study delves into another piece of the puzzle: sleep. Or more specifically, how the habits that keep you from optimal shuteye can affect your fitness levels.

Vitamin Packs gets investment from L Catterton, largest consumer-focused investment firm in world

Terms of the transaction were not disclosed, but considering L Catterton’s​​ $12 billion of assets under its management after merger with the venture capital arms of luxury companies LVMH and Groupe Arnault (and New York Times calling it​​ the largest consumer-focused investment firm in the world post-merger), Vitamin Packs​​ founder and CEO called the investment ‘significant.’

Q&A: Lauren Armes on the key issues impacting the wellness industry

The definition – and perception – of wellness is changing. Welltodo founder Lauren Armes, ahead of this year’s Welltodo Summit in London, reveals the drivers behind wellness becoming less elite and aspirational and more, well, normal. “This will be the third time we’ve run the Welltodo Summit.

Your Amazon Alexa can make your home healthier-here’s how

If you grew up with movies like Smart House, Iron Man, and Clueless, chances are you’ve been dreaming of, well, a “smart house” since you were pre-teen. A kitchen that can literally cook you breakfast; a closet that can help you get ready in the morning; a way to clean your apartment without lifting a finger.

Meet The Founder Of The Luxury Fitness Label Behind The Hunger Games Outfits

While you may not have heard of Lucas Hugh – this luxury sportswear company operates in over 65 countries, put itself on the map after after winning the bid to design the athletic wear worn in the Hunger Games and is now opening its first shop in London.


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