Soylent Donates Six Million Meals to Date to Communities In Need Through Its #SoylentForGood Program
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Soylent—maker of award-winning, science-backed nutrition shakes with a mission to make complete, sustainable nutrition accessible, appealing and affordable to all—has officially donated six million meals to those in need through its #SoylentForGood program.
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Soylent donates its 6 millionth meal. (Photo: Business Wire)
Millions of Americans struggle to access adequate and nourishing meals due to limited financial resources and systemic barriers. According to Feeding America, for 42 million (1 in 8) people in the United States, breakfast is not certain—neither is lunch or dinner. This reality has significant implications for their health, well-being, and overall quality of life. Furthermore, without nearby access to affordable, high-quality food options, individuals and families in poverty are forced to rely on unhealthy, nutrient-poor foods that are often high in calories, sodium, and unhealthy fats.
According to Jamie Sullivan, Soylent’s Senior Director of Marketing and Impact, “Access to nutrition is a human right and, as a food company, we have a responsibility to use our expertise to help provide nutritious meals to communities in need. September is also Hunger Action Month, and we want to use our platform to bring awareness to the pressing issue of food insecurity. This milestone of six million meals donated is just the beginning of our brand’s ongoing commitment to making a positive impact through #SoylentForGood.”
#SoylentForGood was launched in 2016 through a partnership with World Food Programme USA. Since its inception, Soylent’s philanthropic program has supported more than 160 different hunger relief organizations, including many food banks in the Feeding America Network, homeless shelters, senior centers, and hospitals. Soylent is proud to have donated an average of over one million nutritious, science-backed meals per year for the last four years.
“We are very grateful for dedicated partners like Soylent who help us meet our mission of addressing food insecurity and providing nutritious meals for our community,” said Lynda Rosenbush, Director of Procurement and Business Diversity at the Greater Chicago Food Depository. “Their most recent donation—one of many to our food bank—provided the equivalent of nearly 45,000 meals to our neighbors in need and further demonstrates their commitment to ending hunger. Congratulations to Soylent for reaching this impressive milestone—six million meals donated!”
For more information about the #SoylentforGood program, visit impact.soylent.com/soylentforgood.
Founded by software engineers who craved a simpler, science-backed answer to nutrition, Soylent offers an efficient, affordable, and tasty way to stay sharp throughout the day - the ultimate lifehack to consume the nutrients you need to function at your best. Recently named the "Best Meal Replacement Shake" by Kantar Research, Soylent’s innovative product line-up includes Complete Meal Powders and Ready-to-Drink shakes, 100-Calorie Complete Snack Bars, Complete Protein Nutrition Shakes, and Complete Energy Shakes, each of which are formulated with the perfect amounts of vitamins, minerals and macronutrients to take the guesswork out of food. Soylent is headquartered in Los Angeles and operates as a separate business unit under the Starco Brands, Inc. (OTCQB: STCB) umbrella. To learn more about Soylent, please visit the brand website or social channels via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok or LinkedIn.
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Starco Brands, Inc. (OTCQB: STCB) invents and acquires consumer products with behavior-changing technologies that spark excitement in the everyday. Today, its disruptive brands include Whipshots®, the world's only vodka-infused whipped cream; Art of Sport, the body care brand designed for athletes and co-founded by Kobe Bryant; Winona® Popcorn Spray, the first indulgent theater-popcorn spray powered by air; Skylar, the only fragrance that is both hypoallergenic and safe for sensitive skin; and Soylent, the complete non-dairy nutrition brand. A modern-day invention factory to its core, Starco Brands identifies whitespaces across consumer product categories. It draws upon a portfolio of innovative formulas spanning eight product categories with limitless innovation potential. Starco Brands publicly trades on the OTCQB stock exchange so that retail investors can invest in STCB alongside accredited individuals and institutions. Visit www.starcobrands.com for more information.
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Released September 12, 2023