6 May 2022

The EU avocado waste issue [in numbers]

FOOD WASTE: IT’S KIND OF A BIG DEAL Did you know that over a third of food produced globally is wasted? More than 1.3 billion tonnes get thrown away every year. It happens at various stages of the food chain: pre-harvest, in factories, in transit, in retail, and at home. It’s a huge problem, in which resources […]

5 May 2022

Partnership with local factory shrinks Soilmates’ carbon footprint

Soilmates’ journey started right here in the Netherlands. 62% of the EU’s avocados come through Rotterdam’s port, where they’re sorted and sent off to be ripened and sold in supermarkets. But that’s not every avo’s story: there are mountains of them that don’t make the cut. Over a million every day, in fact, are rejected […]

21 April 2022

Four ways to upgrade your beauty routine with Healthy Oil

Soilmates transform ugly avocados into the purest of cooking oils, chock-full of natural antioxidants, omegas, vitamins and unsaturated fats (the good kind!). Together, these vitamins and nutrients give you a beauty boost from within. But guess what? You can also use Healthy Oil in your beauty routine. Seriously. Take a seat: we’ll tell you how. […]

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26 January 2022

The Soilmates are in town

Hey Soilmate. Crazy big news: the Soilmates are in town! They have recently been showing some pride in your Albert Heijn. Me, you, Heijn: all Soilmates now. Nice. It started with a dream Last year around this time it was still a dream. Would we succeed? Healthy Oil from Healthy Soil? It was a risk, […]

29 December 2021

From zero to hero

A BUNDLE OF BIG DREAMS Three dreams found each other and started a company Davo saves the avo Dave’s great-grandfather plants a tree and starts an avo farm in western Kenya in 1930. Dave grows up loving avocados from the get-go. We’ve seen him talk to them. No joke. Health freaks around the globe realise […]

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5 myths about Healthy Oil… busted

Concerned? Craving a side of facts with your food? Well then, you’ve come to the right place. What Soilmates do – work with waste avocados to create the healthiest cooking oil around – is a pretty new thing, so keep asking. Find answers. We LOVE questions. In the meantime, we’re going to tackle a few of your favourite […]

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