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#58 - Regen Cooking Oils, Wildfarmed's Branded Debut, & Diestel's Feed Goes 100% Regenerative

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This Week’s Episode:

#69 - Matthieu Kohlmeyer @ La Tourangelle

Highlights:

  • 🗝️ Artisan oil-making dating back to 1867

  • 🇺🇲 How Matthieu brought the brand to the US

  • 🥫 Why tin packaging is better for the oil and the earth

  • What makes La Tourangelle’s oils unique?

  • 😦 Current fraud issues in culinary oil manufacturing

  • ♻️ The added upcycling complexity in oil supply chains

  • 🧑‍🌾 Farmer feedback on regenerative & organic

  • ❤️ Why emotion > education for selling food

  • 👀 What’s the truth about seed oils?

  • 👏 Educating kids in their community garden

“So, basically, each oil has its own economics, and some you can do fairly easily organic regen, and some can be really challenging because you do not control, where it's coming from (the raw material supply). You’re basically at the mercy of what that industry does.”

Matthieu Kohlmeyer

Recap:

  • Don’t have time for the full episode? 😵‍💫 

  • Check out the recap! 🙃 

  • Everything you need to know in less than 5 minutes. 🥳

Recap #69 - Matthieu Kohlmeyer @ La Tourangelle

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ReGen Brand News:

  • The breads are made from wheat grown to regenerative agriculture standards and sourced from farmers in the UK and France.

Wildfarmed Branded Grocery Debut

Credit: Wildfarmed

  • Diestel Family Ranch has committed to sourcing 100% of its feed for the Regenerative, Pasture Raised turkey program from regeneratively certified farms - starting with sourcing 740 tonnes of Certified Regenified Corn.

  • Diestel plans to launch regenerative ground turkey and deli meats in the future to complement its already successful holiday whole turkey program.

  • Salar Shemirani, CEO of Regenified, shares photos from the beginning of the corns’ voyage in Illinois.

Regenified Feed To Diestel

Credit: Salar Shemirani

🏃‍♂️ Quick Hits:

🍻 Patagonia Provisions and Aslan Brewing Co. have teamed up to make the world’s first Regenerative Organic Certified beer (ICYMI).

🌽 Zack’s Mighty Rolled are the game-changing tortilla chips taking on Takis.

🍫 GoodSAM Foods shares their 2023 Impact Report.

🌵 Oatman Farms is reimagining the future of Arizona agriculture in the face of worsening drought and climate change.

🥑 West~Bourne’s Shift From Restaurant To Regenerative Brand.

🥖 King Arthur Baking Co. just launched a regeneratively-grown flour - here's why that matters.

🦆 Lundberg Family Farms shares their 2023 Anti-Impact Report.

🫐 Daily Harvest aims to transition more farms to regenerative-organic.

🤝 Unilever’s Head of Regenerative Agriculture shares how powerful partnerships are helping grow resilient agricultural supply chains.

🏆 Riverbend Malt House earns Certified Regenified designation.

🥾 UGG® celebrates a significant milestone of influencing 1 Million acres of grasslands from their long-term partnership with Land to Market and Savory Institute.

ReGen Brand Jobs:

Fun Stuff:

👀 Leading L.A. vegan restaurant goes un-vegan.

😍 Sage Vegan Bistro is now Sage Regenerative Kitchen & Brewery!

Sage Regenerative Kitchen & Brewery

Credit: Jill Connelly & Nicholas Skinner

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