Sacred Serve, a Chicago-based non-dairy gelato model, is an impartial firm singlehandedly altering the definition of wholesome and sustainable ice cream. Based in 2017 by Kailey Donewald, Sacred Serve focuses on natural, superfood vegan gelato that comes on the earth’s first zero-plastic, 100% biodegradable ice cream cartons. Its merchandise could be discovered at a rising variety of US retailers, together with Complete Meals Market, and may also be shipped online.
Handcrafted, therapeutic substances
On a mission to carry “perform intro frozen indulgence”, Sacred Serve crafts its gelato from younger Thai coconut meat – a high-fiber ingredient that gives a wealthy and creamy texture with out the necessity for gums or stabilizers. Thai coconuts are additionally a superb supply of electrolytes, MCT’s and different potent minerals and vitamins. Including to the gelato’s well being energy, Sacred Serve fills its desserts with adaptogenic herbs and medicinal meals like Chaga mushrooms, Peruvian maca, Dominican cacao and activated charcoal.
The corporate says it maintains the substances’ micronutrient content material utilizing a cold-crafting course of, which additionally will increase bioavailability. Its present line of flavors consists of Tigernut Cookies N Creme, Chaga Chocolate, Matcha Mint Chip, and Coconut Salted Caramel.
First absolutely recyclable + compostable pints
In 2021, Sacred Serve turned the world’s first plant-based ice cream model to introduce 100% plastic-free and biodegradable cartons. Whereas most traditional ice cream pints are constructed from paper, the pints’ inside plastic lining renders them unsuitable for recycling.
Mixing the design of a takeout field with a standard ice cream pint, Sacred Serve’s packaging is constructed from virgin fiber, food-grade paperboard, and a water-based barrier coating that may be absolutely recycled in any waste stream. To additional decrease waste, the model says it forgoes using lids.
As Sacred Serve states on its web site: “Our substances and recipe combos are designed to advertise therapeutic throughout the physique and immediate curiosity for utilizing meals as drugs…We’re on a mission to carry perform into frozen indulgence and show that every one meals can, and will, be extra therapeutic than dangerous.”