Watch Episode 90 with Zachary Champiux
We welcome Zachary Champiux, founder of Passionate Oat and Managing Director for We The Free, a vegan advocacy organization. Zachary’s journey into veganism and entrepreneurship is one of passion and purpose. After being moved to action by the suffering of animals in the food industry, Zachary started a powdered oat milk business that aims to end the use of animals in food technology, starting with dairy cows.
As an entrepreneur in the food industry, Zachary faces various challenges, including regulatory issues, fundraising, and creating a cost-competitive, tasty, and functional product. Additionally, he must balance the animal rights aspect of his company when speaking to potential industry partners, investors, and government agencies.
- Zachary’s inspiration for starting Passionate Oat and his mission to end the use of animals in food technology.
- The challenges Zachary faces as an entrepreneur in the food industry, including regulatory issues, fundraising, and balancing the animal rights aspect of his company.
- The importance of a mission-based company that seeks to create positive change