ReGrained UpCyclist

  • What Is Upcycled Food?

    Upcycled foods use ingredients that otherwise would not have gone to human consumption, are processed using verifiable supply chains, and have a positive impact on the environment.
  • Staying true to your social and environmental values while shopping during COVID-19

    As the shelter-in-place has continued, here are some ways to get our food safely and remain true to our social and environmental values.
  • If you want to stop climate change, you’ve got to stop wasting food!

    If we are to reach the point in the future when levels of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere stop climbing and start to steadily decline by the year 2050, then food waste reduction is the climate change solution that, if scaled up, would have the largest emissions impact globally.
  • ReGrained Presents: Ralph and Roxy's Upcycling Adventure

    At ReGrained, we live to breed enthusiasm in the world about upcycling and food waste action. Our passion for the issue started with a clear “a-ha!...
  • Shelter-In-Place Hack: DIY Upcycled Spa Water

    In the process of adjusting to a new normal within an unpredictable landscape it’s helpful to highlight the simple joys we can sprinkle into our daily routines. Making this easy, upcycled spa water is a small step we can all take to fight food waste AND stay-at-home stress. If your WFH regimen is feeling stale, read on for this refreshing recipe!
  • 5 Foods You Didn’t Know Were Upcycled

    The truth is upcycling is not a novel concept. For generations before us our ancestors found ways to maximize resources and invent new uses for common goods. In fact, it’s likely you’ve been eating upcycled for years without even knowing! Keep reading for a list of 5 common food items you may not have realized were upcycled.
  • A Beginner's Guide To The Upcycled Food Movement

    If you ask me, it’s not the tactics, but rather the philosophy that makes “upcycling” a relevant and compelling movement. When done authentically, upcycling is environmentalism that happens to be profitable. Profit as the means, protecting our planet’s precious resources is the end. 
  • ReGrained’s Guide to Stocking Your Pantry

    If you know how to shop, the pantry can present a reliable backup plan for those times when you’ve run out of a fridge staple your recipe relies on. Of course, not all pantry items are created equal. Read on for advice on what to look out for when choosing nutritious shelf-stable foods to keep on hand in your home.
  • Hot Take: How Shelter In Place Might Be Your Best Opportunity Yet to Waste Less Food!

    In a “Shelter-In-Place” environment, we’re forced to take a rare opportunity to reflect and refine our daily habits. What are some ways adapting to this curveball can be a net positive? Keep reading for 5 helpful tips on reducing food waste in the midst of a quarantine.
  • ReGrained Puffs: Snacking, Leveled UP(cycled)

    A new contender has entered the snack space, and they're not only packing both a crunch and a flavor punch but an arsenal of functional health benefits. If you're a fan of salty snacks, get ready for a new favorite. Enter: ReGrained Puffs. 
  • ReGrained Launches World’s First Upcycled Puffs Online Amidst COVID-19 Outbreak

    ReGrained’s new line of puffed chips boast boosted nutrition, flavor, and purpose as the only better-for-the-planet brand in an exploding category of better-for-you salty snacks. By deploying "twin-screw extrusion," a blend of ReGrained SuperGrain+ and Non-GMO Organic corn is expanded and dried, not fried. The result is a certified Made with Organic crunchy savory snack with only 100 calories per 39 piece serving, 0g saturated and trans fats, and a good source of fiber.
  • An Update: ReGrained’s Sustainable Single-Use Packaging Journey

    In February of 2019 ReGrained struggled with a major decision. Due to the massive field failure experienced when deploying our first to market compostable films, we announced that we would be transitioning to conventional plastic packaging. We expressed a goal to deploy a viable solution within a year, and we were optimistic. Despite our active (and costly) efforts to find, develop and trial. new materials, we failed against that 1-year metric. However, that failure opened many doors.