PLANETARIANS’ patent-pending technology aims to add value to overlooked ingredients like defatted sunflower seeds, converts them into a high-protein, high-fiber ingredient. Defatted seeds are the dry matter that’s left after oil extraction from crops grown for their oil, such as sunflower, canola, cotton seeds, etc. On average, 20 pounds of defatted seeds are created for every gallon of extracted oil. The world's supply of defatted seeds in 2017 was 334.82 million metric tons according to the USDA; these 334 million metric tons of defatted seeds contain enough calories to feed 1.5 billion people* for a year without growing any additional crops. Historically, defatted seeds have only been used in animal feed. However, defatted sunflower seeds repurposed into human food can provide consumer... [Read More]
Food and Bev
A Crowd Note modifies the typical convertible note so that the crowd does not automatically convert to equity shareholders.
July 25, 2018
October 23, 2018
Founder and CEO
As a serial entrepreneur and inventor, Aleh has founded multiple successful business ventures over the past 18 years and developed proficient skills in nutrition, open innovation and startup management. He is responsible for technology, marketing, and business development. In 2014 he launched 100%FOOD as an innovative source of nutritionally complete ready-to-drink meals that save consumers time and money. With the understanding that snacking habits are evolving, Aleh tapped into a market influenced by the millennial shift of focus towards more mindful and healthier eating.In 2017 Aleh pivoted 100%FOOD into PLANETARIANS – high fiber protein food from previously unused sunflower ingredients. Focusing on healthy snacks as the MVP for Planetarians, he sees that food recycling unlocks access to affordable healthy meals for growing population.
Founder and Chief Mixologist
Anastasia Tkacheva is a longtime expert in food technology, with a degree from Moscow State University. As chief mixologist, Anastasia is responsible for recipes development, manufacturing, and sourcing. Anastasia Tkacheva was the chief mixologist for 100%FOOD, now Planetarians. She was responsible for the bold and delicious flavors of the 100%FOOD product line. Anastasia was challenged with the task of creating products that support a healthy lifestyle without sacrificing flavor or nutritional value. Anastasia had a hand in creating 100%FOODʼs flagship product - Raw and Choco meal replacement beverages - as well as the companyʼs newest snack line, PLANETARIANS.
There are no additional research reports currently.