NZ Drinks Start-Up Ārepa Shortlisted for Foodbytes! Pitch 2021

FoodBytes! Pitch is a program that attracts hundreds of global applicants who are driving innovation and change in world food systems and NZ’s own Ārepa is one of the 12 Aisa Pacific start-ups which have been shortlisted. Auckland-based smart drink maker Ārepa has developed plant-based drinks, capsules and powder to support brain health and function […]

Brain Gain: Angus Brown of Ārepa

Straight out of university, Angus Brown got a job selling energy drinks – a plum job for a commerce graduate with ambitions for a bright career. But flogging high-sugar drinks didn’t give Angus a spark of joy. And he set off on a different toward making an energy drink that’s actually good for you. Or […]

Sobriety is the new black: inside the launch of AF Drinks

Interview with Lisa King, founder of AF Drinks As if Lisa King didn’t have enough to do in the last year, the CEO of Eat My Lunch also launched a beverage brand, AF Drinks. To recognise the start of Dry July, The Feed’s Vincent Heeringa explores Lisa’s ambition for the sobriety business. Vincent: I can’t […]