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Fast 'fordable Future Food - Sipreme
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Fast 'Fordable Future Food Sipreme
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We are all busy people, mostly with terrible food habits. We've tried to find that magical and mysterious healthy diet, failing miserably. "If only I could take a pill instead of eat..." has been a thought that crossed your mind. This is the unfortunate norm for many of us. It's time for our perceptions about healthy eating to change - yay science!
Sipreme is a complete food. It's fast, easy, tasty, and totally perfect for those not-so-perfect meal times. Mix with water, blend and go - for a much healthier breakfast and lunch "fast food".
Even better, it’s much cheaper than the ordinary weekly shopping run.
Preparing food takes ages. Driving to the shops, buying groceries, cooking it, cleaning up the mess... The average person spends 7 years of their life preparing and eating food. Scary thought! Healthy food shouldn't be this difficult.
It's near impossible to get in all of the nutrients our bodies need from traditional food on a daily basis - unless you study this and dedicate a large part of your life to healthy cooking. Too often we opt for the easy options, which ends up costing us dearly, both financially and around our waists.
Traditional food is expensive and resource intensive. 39% of the land area required to sustain the average Kiwi is for food production. If everyone on the world lived like this, we would need 3 planets to survive.
To make matters worse, roughly one third of the yearly food produced in the world for human consumption (approximately 1.3 billion tonnes) is lost in production, goes off, or is thrown away. This food is worth around US$1 trillion.
Food waste's yearly carbon footprint is estimated at 3.3 billion tonnes of greenhouse gases released into the atmosphere. YIKES!
To solve this challenge, we searched for a solution to food. All the existing fast, convenient options were too expensive or nutritionally incomplete. After months of research, consulting experts and getting feedback from over 100 beta testers, Sipreme is finally ready.
The current formulation is on version 36, and we will always be updating it in the search for perfection. As scientific and nutritional information improves, Sipreme will become better and more complete. Yay science!
1 bag of Sipreme contains all the energy and nutrients for the average adult's daily needs (± 2000 calories). 1 meal (serving) is 1/4 of a bag.
To prepare: add 1 pack of Sipreme to 1.5l of water in a blender, mix and voila! Your food for the day is ready.
If you feel like making a single meal, add a scoop (±125g) of Sipreme to 375ml of water and blend. Pour into your travel bottle and you’re good to go!
For a smoother experience we recommend you put your Sipreme in the fridge for 2 hours then serve chilled. If you want it immediately, add some ice and enjoy.
Sipreme comes in three flavours: chocolate, strawberry and vanilla. Each meal pack contains the complete daily dose of carbs, proteins, vitamins, minerals, fats and fibre that you need for optimum nutrition. You can use this as a quick breakfast, midnight snack or for the whole day. It fits with your lifestyle.
Sipreme is made in New Zealand from local and imported ingredients. We blend, pack and warehouse everything right here, creating jobs and boosting the economy.
We have a super team of passionate geeks behind Sipreme, dedicated to ensuring great taste, quality manufacturing and super nutritional value.
Briard and Dene, co-founders of Sipreme, have poured their hearts into creating fast, 'fordable, future food for New Zealanders. Over six months, $20 000, and endless hard hours have gone into the creation of this awesome food, and we are so excited to share it with you!
Dinay: Digital Platforms & Marketing, Product Development.
Qualified Audio Visual Communicator (filmie), fire starter, and geek.
Bri: R & D, Business & Production Systems.
Qualified Mechanical Engineer, problem solver, and geek.
Chelsea Phillips: Public Relations.
Law student, total badass, and little bit of a geek.
Shannon Gillard: Marketing Assistant
Arna Wilson: PR assistant
Larissa Jenkins: Writing Intern
**Leave your flavour preference in the notes when pre-ordering – mixed pack, vanilla, chocolate or strawberry. If not specified, mixed pack is the default.
The money you pledge in pre-sales will go directly towards making the first production batch of Sipreme. There's a lot that goes into it: ingredients, powder blending, packaging, warehousing, shipping etc.
For more information visit our website or read the FAQ below:
So... Where's my fix?
04/11/2015 at 10:23 PM
We are on it!
We immediately bought all the ingredients - and have just been waiting for everything to arrive.
…And chewing our fingers to the bone with anxiousness. We can't freakin wait to make the first official batch!! J
So thank you all for being patient and not knocking on our door at 3am with baseball bats. As soon as we have an idea on a more solid delivery date, we will let you know. It is loosely looking at 20ish days, if boats don't sink, asteroids don't hit, or the zombie apocalypse doesn’t interfere.
We love you guys. Thanks for supporting this!
PS - We are making a bit extra, so when the online store opens, the wait for your next fix won’t be very long.
Happy vibes, you wonderful sipreme beings xx
If Not Now, When?
09/10/2015 at 12:15 PM
Final Stretch for Future Food
It's been a wild ride. Wow. We have come so far together. THANK YOU for the $10 000 in pre-sales!
There is now only one week left! Please join us!
Thank you a billion times for your continued support, late night calls, funny emails and twittering.
Please check out this personal video we made of the tasting events to say thank you:
Our last public tasting is tomorrow at the Britomart City Centre Farmers Market - 8am to 12pm. Hope we see you there!
Halfway there, and goodbye winter!
01/10/2015 at 10:08 PM
Thanks for still reading these emails. It's the best way to talk to you guys, thank the new backers, and beg the rest to try this new healthy goop :)
So, what's the haps?
Halfway mark = $7100 - Awesome!Thanks 55 lovely backers. Have you pledged? Please do!
You're 2 mins away from a healthier life choice, yo.
Tasting Events - Britomart
City Farmers Market
Saturday 3 + 10 Oct '15
8am - 12pm
Come try some free Sipreme!
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- NanoGirl NZ Herald Article
- We presented at Mindlab
- Did we mention how much better Sipreme tastes now? Come taste for yourself on Saturday!
- Some IT and Food Magz will be doing articles on us soon
Thanks for being amazing.
6 Days, 6 Grand. (-ish.)
23/09/2015 at 10:07 AM
6 Days, 6 Grand. (-ish.)
Hey guys! The end of week one of the campaign is here, and whoo freakin hoo, we have sold almost $6 000 in pre-orders. That's over 1700 meals :) It's been a mad roller coaster of awesomeness and nuts behind the scenes work.
Here is a short update on what's been happening:
Almost $6K Raised!
In just 7 days, 41 backers have pre-purchased enough to reach 34% of the target amount! :D Thanks a million! Please share to increase eyes on the prize!
Tasting @ Meetup
We will be giving out samples to taste at the Auckland Software Craftsmanship Meetup on the . More to come in Auckland :)
Spark & Sipreme
Guess who wants to sponsor us some goodies? App development, 4G, mentoring... Winning!
NZ Herald Article
Watch for Michelle Dickinson's full page spread on Sipreme in the Herald on Saturday! Can't wait. Hopefully she'll be gentle :P
A OneNews journalist has contacted us to do a story on Sipreme. The news. For reals. That's crazy. We'll tell you more as soon as we know :)
Thank you all so so much! This wouldn't be possible without you. Let's kick fast food in the butt and make our own healthy version!
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"Everything of what you need and less of what you want much healthier option than the many fad diets out there."
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"I so want you guys to win! Yo are what I have been looking for my whole life"
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"Keep going. You guys are doing awesome! 😁 proud of yall - Rick "
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"Nice smoothie taste, and looking great as a local product. All the best for starting up and running!"