NotMilk – sustainability and ethical review

NotMilk is a brand of pea-based, vegan milk that’s produced by the Chilean company, NotCo. Like Ripple milk, this is based mainly on pea protein and sunflower oil. I tested both products in tea, coffee and cereal. NotMilk gets 3.5 Green Stars for social and environmental impact, with one easy way to improve to 4.5 stars.

Grocery Outlet Wine Sale, Fall 2021

The Fall 2021 Grocery Outlet Wine Sale runs for a week starting from Wednesday, November 3, 2021. All wines are discounted an extra 20% off the already low prices. In this post, I’ll take a look at some possible wine purchases, with an eye on sustainability.

Founder’s Brewing: Sustainability & KBS review

Founder’s KBS, one of the best beers on the planet, is one sale right now at the Grocery Outlet! I’ll review the beer and take a look at sustainability at Founder’s Brewing Co., now owned by Mahou-San Miguel. 4 Green Stars for social and environmental impact.

Grocery Outlet Wine Sale, Spring 2021

The Grocery Outlet spring 2021 wine sale is happening next week – it starts on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 and runs for a week. My picks: two 2014 reds from Cardella – Ruby Cabernet and Sangiovese.

Sierra Nevada Wanderland nectarine ale

I picked up a six-pack of Sierra Nevada’s latest beer at the Grocery Outlet – the Wanderland nectarine ale. It’s a German-style Kolsch made with nectarines that’s fairly strong (7.5%) but tastes light and deliciously fruity. Serra Nevada brewing has been a longtime leader in sustainability – 4.5 Green Stars for social and environmental impact.

Deschutes Obsidian Stout

I picked up a six-pack of Deschutes Obsidian Stout at the Grocery outlet a week ago. It’s ranked 8th on Beer Advocate’s list of the best American stouts. Overall, I think that Deschutes Obsidian Stout deserves a regular rating of 4 gold stars and an ethical rating of 4.5 Green Stars for social and environmental impact.

Califia Protein Oat milk – sustainability

I picked up a bottle of Califia Protein Oat milk at the Grocery outlet a week ago for $2 – it’s normally $6 at other stores. The Califia Protein Oat milk worked really well in my coffee and tea – it’s similar to Oatly, which I’ve also bought at the Grocery Outlet. Overall, I think that Califia Protein Oat milk deserves 4 Green Stars for social and environmental impact.

Grocery Outlet Wine Sale, Nov 4-10, 2020

The Grocery Outlet wine sale runs from November 4-10, 2020. All wines are 20% off during the sale. One of the fun things about shopping at the Grocery Outlet is finding new things, since the stock is constantly changing.