Why celebrities like Cameron Diaz and Serena Williams invest in 18 vegan companies

We feel we owe it to the celebrities. Not only do they provide us with hours of entertainment and exciting rumors, but they also provide significant funding for our favorite vegan brands. In today’s economy, a solid investment can breathe new life into a great product; Without proper funding, even the best ideas can fail or never reach nationwide distribution. Thank you to those celebrities who put their trust and money in the hands of capable vegan entrepreneurs, because without those investments, we might never have tried our crunchy Double Chocolate Bartik Cake or our delicious Good Catch Crab Cake. From Rihanna and Jay-Z to Serena Williams and Bobby Flay, there are 18 vegan companies with investments from these celebrities.

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1 impossible foods

Vegetarian or not, most celebrities seem to have a share of either Beyond Meat or Impossible Foods. Some have invested in both. Burgers, Floors and now Impossible Chicken Cuts were funded in part by celebrities including Jay-Z, Trevor Noah, Katy Perry, Phil Rosenthal, Jaden Smith, Ruby Rose, Serena Williams and more. As it turns out, celebrities are like us in at least one way – they love burgers and nuggets.

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2 Beyond Meat

Like Impossible Foods, Beyond Meat can fill a large conference room with a slate of celebrity investors. From purely financial backers like Leonardo DiCaprio and Bill Gates to more general investments by Snoop Dogg, Chris Paul, and DeAndre Hopkins, this vegan meat company has earned a spot on the red carpet and the ESPN region. While the launch of Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods seems mutually exclusive, the first product has gained a greater reputation among professional athletes.

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3 Corn

This UK-based vegan brand reformulates many chicken products to remove eggs and dairy. Drew Barrymore became Director of Marketing – Mom’s Chief Executive Officer – for the company to publish Quorn in the United States. Vegetarian options are clearly marked and include filet mignon, cutlets, dips and ground foods.

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4 MyKind Memberships

myKind Organics is the first USDA Certified Organic, Non-GMO, Certified Vegan, and Gluten Free brand in the huge Garden of Life line. Actress and animal advocate Alicia Silverstone developed the multivitamin range along with Garden of Life to go along with her Kind brand (which includes a book and website). Products range from herbs to gum to multivitamins, but vegans will especially benefit from targeted supplements including vitamin B12 spray and vegan D3.

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5 Once upon a farm

Actress Jennifer Garner co-founded this bag production company specifically for babies and toddlers. The brand condenses farm-raised fruits and vegetables (some from the Garner family’s own farm) into squeezable bags designed for young vegetarians. But parents, no one will judge whether you take a sip of dairy-free Go-Go-Greens juice. Adults need nutrients too!

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6 Avalyn

Launching a private wine label is very popular, but what sets Cameron Diaz’s label apart from the rest is that all of their wines are organic and vegan. The intense selection of whites, reds, and champagne ranges from $24-26 a bottle and leans toward light to medium in body with fruity and citrus flavors.

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7 S by Serena

Tennis champ Serena Williams launched her vegan apparel collection in 2018. The trendy brand offers a little bit of everything – from cool tracksuits to body-hugging dresses with plenty of chic and bold cutouts. Always turning heads with her on-court fashion, we’d love to see this Williams sister’s eye for design translate into everyday wear.

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8 Clever Blends

This instant latte is for a Duchess. Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, is an investor in an oat milk-based latte startup. The brand makes powdered latte that only requires water and a quick shake. Flavors like Matcha, Chai, Golden, Rose Cocoa are infused with adaptogenic mushrooms and probiotics to add more than just a caffeine boost to your morning or afternoon.

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9 eat foods

Dennis Woodard is the first black woman to raise a million dollars to start a CPG (Consumer Packaged Goods) company, but let’s hope many more follow in her footsteps. Her allergy-friendly brand of cookies and bread has been backed by big names in the music industry like Jay-Z, Rihanna and HER Since launching the company in 2018 to create a treat her daughter can safely enjoy, Woodard has expanded her cookie flavours. And the product line to include brownie and blonde mix, pizza dough, and five-in-one multipurpose baking mix.

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10 Calivia Farms

Almond milk was around before California Farms launched its first visibly flowery bottle on supermarket shelves, but this brand has undoubtedly helped promote this dairy alternative. Now with a full lineup of products from almond to coconut to oat milk—plus fun seasonal items and cold milk drinks—Calivia has the backing of Leonardo DiCaprio and Jared Leto, among others. drink.

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11 hippos

These light, airy, chickpea-based pancakes are another beneficiary of Leonardo DiCaprio’s vegan investments. With four distinct flavors and three-slide flavors, your best-for-you Hippeas snacks are likely to appear on any artisanal serving table organized by DiCaprio.

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12 daring foods

Taking a slight turn from the vegan mass craze, most Daring Vegan Chicken products aren’t breaded or fried. Chicken Daring repeats cuts of chicken that range from original to lemon and herb. The brand could list investors from the entertainment industry such as Drake and Steve Aoki as well as a handful of professional athletes including Grand Slam tennis champion Naomi Osaka and NFL quarterback Cam Newton.

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13 Plantex

Tennis star Venus Williams has become an investor and spokesperson for this Canadian vegan e-commerce marketplace. Now with three brick-and-mortar locations in California and British Columbia, the company harnesses Williams’ star strength as well as a partnership with iconic Matthew Kinney lifestyle brand Matthew Kinney. Expect more plant-based convenience stores under the PlantX label in the future.

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14 Kinder Beauty

This vegan and cruelty-free beauty box was launched, with the support of actresses Evanna Lynch and Daniela Monet. Each monthly box contains a selection of five products with the Lynch and Monet seal of approval. Items range from full size to mini size and spanning top brands as well as rising hidden gems.

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Founded by serial entrepreneur Bill Glaser and designed by celebrity vegan chef Madeleine Bistro’s now closed-down Dave Anderson, celebs were quickly attached to their no-bake pork chops made with mushrooms. Investments came from Snoop Dogg, Alexandra Paul, Emily Deschanel, Alan Cumming, and Cesar Milan, among others.

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16 good catch

Vegan seafood is hot on the heels of the vegan chicken trend, and Good Catch leads the chase with canned vegan tuna and crab cakes. Paris Hilton, Woody Harrelson, Shailene Woodley, and Lance Bass have all contributed to the brand that has recently made waves by serving free fish-free tuna sandwiches outside of Subway sandwich shops in New York City, Austin and London.

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17 daily harvest

Given the hectic schedules and burning expectations of what celebrities should look like, it’s no wonder so many of them have joined this vegan and takeaway brand. All breakfast, lunch, and dinner meals at Daily Harvests are nutrient-dense and only take minutes to prepare. In addition to adding a few cans of smoothies, oats, and flatbreads to their carts, celebrities like Hilary Duff, Serena Williams, Shaun White, and Bobby Flay have invested in this company.

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18 Prague

There is some notable power of celebrity stars behind your primary brand of apple cider vinegar. Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom both made significant investments in Bragg when it was sold in 2019. Perry has been a fan of Bragg products since she was a child, bringing her fiancé (Bloom) into the fold. As it turns out, celebrities are just like us…so much so that we all use apple cider vinegar for just about everything.

For more vegan celebrity news, check out these articles:
Gordon Ramsay is no longer allergic to vegans
Lizzo shuts down ‘Fat Shamers’ on TikTok
Why Hollywood’s Most Popular Celebrity Restaurant Is Vegetarian

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