Women In the Food Industry co-founder, Mecca Ibrahim, chatted to Renée Elliott, the founder of Planet Organic about her mission to push organic and natural food out of the niche it was in back in 1995.
James Haywood from OpenKitchen made part of the interview into a short podcast where you can exclusively hear Renée’s views on the organic food market, whether being a women in the food industry has its advantages and her new mentoring and coaching business, Beluga Bean.
You can listen to the podcast on any of the following platforms:
When asked what sustinability in food meant to her, Renée said: "For me sustainability is about being thoughtful, walking lightly upon the earth, and causing the least damage and harm and if you do, finding a way to turn it around. It’s very difficult to be black and white about it. The moment you start talking about almond milk and the water used to grow almonds for it, that becomes a minefield. But it’s all about being informed and then making intelligent thoughtful choices".
"For me sustainability is about being thoughtful, walking lightly upon the earth, and causing the least damage and harm and if you do, finding a way to turn it around. "
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