New High Protein Vegan Smoothie Created To Cut Reliance On Meat And Dairy

Environmental concerns inspired the founder of the brand
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The brand hopes people will use the product in place of one non-vegan meal a day (Photo: Supplied)

The brand hopes people will use the product in place of one non-vegan meal a day (Photo: Supplied)

A new high protein vegan smoothie has been created in a bid to reduce over-reliance on animal-based products.

Riise is intended as a breakfast option - meeting the increasing demand for on-the-go breakfasts and plant-based options in one.

The shake contains six core ingredients including water, activated almonds, a variety of whole super fruit and vegetables, a dash of plant protein and the same amount of oats as a bowl of porridge. There is no added sugar, 10g of protein and a high level of fibre in each portion.

Environmental crisis

Riise Founder Amrit Hathiramani, a former Finance Manager, said: "We created Riise in a bid to lower our collective, reliant and heavy consumption of meat and dairy products - which is causing an adverse impact on not only the environment, but also on our health.

"I wanted to make a difference during this progressively scary environmental crisis."

Each portion contains the same amount of oats as a bowl of porridge

Each portion contains the same amount of oats as a bowl of porridge

One vegan meal a day

He added: "I know it's unrealistic to expect the entire world to become completely vegan, but by having just one vegan meal a day, the impact on the environment and our health will be significantly reduced.

"I believe Riise can be that one meal."

The product is currently available online at Riise-breakfast.com and soon launching in stores and cafes across the UK, including Black Sheep Coffee and Revital Health.