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The Simple Root is Certified Plant Based

The Simple Root is Certified Plant Based

2 August 2022

The Simple Root™ US product line of dips and cheese-style spreads has received the plant based certification from the Plant Based Foods Association, the country’s first and only trade association representing plant-based food companies. 

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The Simple Root launches in the US

The Simple Root launches in the US

28 June 2022

The Simple Root™, a new global plant-based brand backed by Pilot Lite and the multinational McCain Foods company, has announced that it will launch a vegetable-forward line of dips, cream cheese-style spreads and artisan cheese-style spreads in the US this fall.

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Managing your external supply for innovation

Managing your external supply for innovation

14 February 2020

According to McKinsey, to acclerate innovation, more companies are turning to outsiders for help – especially their suppliers.  Getting supplier innovation to work means rethinking incentives, relationships and management. Read what they have to say here – and also make sure that if you are attending Future Food-Tech, 19-20 March in San Francisco, that you hear what our CEO Mike Anstey has to say about the matter in his keynote.

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Case Studies

Case Study: Pilot Lite Ventures

The world's first eco-friendly, handheld fabric care device

w'air is a revolutionary and versatile fabric care system that spot cleans, deep cleans & refreshes anything from sneakers and sofas to clothing and carpets using just a fraction of the water, energy and detergent of conventional methods.

 

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The world's first eco-friendly, handheld fabric care device
Case Study: Pilot Lite Capital

The world's first truly recyclable paper bottle

Pilot Lite and Diageo collaborated to establish Pulpex, a sustainable packaging technology company that has developed a patented, first-of-its-kind, single-mould paper bottle that is being adopted for use by its global CPG partners.  

 

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The world's first truly recyclable paper bottle