Upcycled Sustainable Superfoods, Powered by Beer

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Gourmet Cookies Variety Pack

Gourmet Cookies Variety Pack

Pledge: C$39.00

Fuel your mind & body while helping the planet with sustainable plant-based, all-natural antioxidant superfoods. Small batch handmade with real ingredients. High fiber, high protein, prebiotic and low gluten.

You'll receive a pack of each of the 3 flavors:

  • Gourmet Stout Cookies
  • Gourmet Lager Cookies
  • NEW LIMITED EDITION Gourmet Matcha Cookies

coRISE products are free from:

  • preservatives
  • artificial colors or flavors
  • GMO
  • soy
  • high fructose corn syrup
  • palm oil

Ingredients: coRISE Supergrains, butter, cane sugar, MCT oil, matcha (in matcha cookies only)

Fuel your mind & body while helping the planet with sustainable plant-based, all-natural antioxidant superfoods. Small batch handmade with real ingredients. High fiber, high protein, prebiotic and low gluten.

You'll receive a pack of each of the 3 flavors:

  • Gourmet Stout Cookies
  • Gourmet Lager Cookies
  • NEW LIMITED EDITION Gourmet Matcha Cookies

coRISE products are free from:

  • preservatives
  • artificial colors or flavors
  • GMO
  • soy
  • high fructose corn syrup
  • palm oil

Ingredients: coRISE Supergrains, butter, cane sugar, MCT oil, matcha (in matcha cookies only)

Pledge: C$39.00
Estimated Delivery: 2020-04-01
0 of 100 Boosted
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Granola Variety Pack

Granola Variety Pack

Pledge: C$49.00

Fuel your mind & body while helping the planet with sustainable plant-based, all-natural antioxidant superfoods. Small batch handmade with real ingredients. High fiber, high protein, prebiotic and low gluten.

You'll receive a pack of each granola. Enjoy this as a snack, cereal, topping, whatever you want!

  • Coco-Honey Granola
  • LIMITED EDITION Cran & Pecan Granola
  • Power Seeds Granola
  • Apple Crisp Granola
  • NEW LIMITED EDITION Peanut Butter Cocoa Time Granola

coRISE products are free from:

  • preservatives
  • artificial colors or flavors
  • GMO
  • soy
  • high fructose corn syrup
  • palm oil

Base Granola Ingredients: coRISE Supergrains, organic oats, organic agave

Fuel your mind & body while helping the planet with sustainable plant-based, all-natural antioxidant superfoods. Small batch handmade with real ingredients. High fiber, high protein, prebiotic and low gluten.

You'll receive a pack of each granola. Enjoy this as a snack, cereal, topping, whatever you want!

  • Coco-Honey Granola
  • LIMITED EDITION Cran & Pecan Granola
  • Power Seeds Granola
  • Apple Crisp Granola
  • NEW LIMITED EDITION Peanut Butter Cocoa Time Granola

coRISE products are free from:

  • preservatives
  • artificial colors or flavors
  • GMO
  • soy
  • high fructose corn syrup
  • palm oil

Base Granola Ingredients: coRISE Supergrains, organic oats, organic agave

Pledge: C$49.00
Estimated Delivery: 2020-04-01
1 of 100 Boosted
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Flatbread Crackers Variety Pack

Flatbread Crackers Variety Pack

Pledge: C$49.00

Fuel your mind & body while helping the planet with sustainable plant-based, all-natural antioxidant superfoods. Small batch handmade with real ingredients. High fiber, high protein, prebiotic and low gluten.

You'll receive a pack of each flavors:

  • Signature Flatbread Crackers
  • Mini-Donuts Flatbread Crackers
  • Turmeric Flatbread Crackers
  • Brewery Flats Blend Flatbread Crackers
  • NEW LIMITED EDITION Matcha Salt Flatbread Crackers

coRISE products are free from:

  • preservatives
  • artificial colors or flavors
  • GMO
  • soy
  • high fructose corn syrup
  • palm oil

Base Ingredients: coRISE Supergrains, organic MCT oil, organic canola oil, sea salt, spices

 

Fuel your mind & body while helping the planet with sustainable plant-based, all-natural antioxidant superfoods. Small batch handmade with real ingredients. High fiber, high protein, prebiotic and low gluten.

You'll receive a pack of each flavors:

  • Signature Flatbread Crackers
  • Mini-Donuts Flatbread Crackers
  • Turmeric Flatbread Crackers
  • Brewery Flats Blend Flatbread Crackers
  • NEW LIMITED EDITION Matcha Salt Flatbread Crackers

coRISE products are free from:

  • preservatives
  • artificial colors or flavors
  • GMO
  • soy
  • high fructose corn syrup
  • palm oil

Base Ingredients: coRISE Supergrains, organic MCT oil, organic canola oil, sea salt, spices

 

Pledge: C$49.00
Estimated Delivery: 2020-04-01
0 of 100 Boosted
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Good Doggie Treats

Good Doggie Treats

Pledge: C$29.00

Fuel your good doggie's mind & body while helping the planet with sustainable plant-based, all-natural antioxidant superfoods. Small batch handmade with real ingredients. High fiber, high protein, prebiotic and low gluten.

You'll receive 3 packs of good doggie treats!

coRISE products are free from:

  • preservatives
  • artificial colors or flavors
  • GMO
  • soy
  • high fructose corn syrup
  • palm oil

Base Ingredients: coRISE Supergrains (no wheat), organic MCT oil, natural peanut butter, organic eggs

 

Fuel your good doggie's mind & body while helping the planet with sustainable plant-based, all-natural antioxidant superfoods. Small batch handmade with real ingredients. High fiber, high protein, prebiotic and low gluten.

You'll receive 3 packs of good doggie treats!

coRISE products are free from:

  • preservatives
  • artificial colors or flavors
  • GMO
  • soy
  • high fructose corn syrup
  • palm oil

Base Ingredients: coRISE Supergrains (no wheat), organic MCT oil, natural peanut butter, organic eggs

 

Pledge: C$29.00
Estimated Delivery: 2020-04-01
0 of 100 Boosted
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Energy Bars Variety Pack

Energy Bars Variety Pack

Pledge: C$49.00

Be the first to try our new line! Fuel your mind & body while helping the planet with sustainable plant-based, all-natural antioxidant superfoods. Small batch handmade with real ingredients. High fiber, high protein, prebiotic and low gluten.

You'll receive a pack of each flavors:

  • Coco-Honey Energy Bars
  • Power Seeds Energy Bars
  • Cran & Pecan Energy Bars
  • Apple Crisp Energy Bars
  • NEW LIMITED EDITION Peanut Butter Cocoa Time Energy Bars

coRISE products are free from:

  • preservatives
  • artificial colors or flavors
  • GMO
  • soy
  • high fructose corn syrup
  • palm oil

Base Ingredients: coRISE Supergrains, organic oats, organic MCT oil, organic canola oil, sea salt, spices

 

Be the first to try our new line! Fuel your mind & body while helping the planet with sustainable plant-based, all-natural antioxidant superfoods. Small batch handmade with real ingredients. High fiber, high protein, prebiotic and low gluten.

You'll receive a pack of each flavors:

  • Coco-Honey Energy Bars
  • Power Seeds Energy Bars
  • Cran & Pecan Energy Bars
  • Apple Crisp Energy Bars
  • NEW LIMITED EDITION Peanut Butter Cocoa Time Energy Bars

coRISE products are free from:

  • preservatives
  • artificial colors or flavors
  • GMO
  • soy
  • high fructose corn syrup
  • palm oil

Base Ingredients: coRISE Supergrains, organic oats, organic MCT oil, organic canola oil, sea salt, spices

 

Pledge: C$49.00
Estimated Delivery: 2020-04-01
1 of 100 Boosted
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Super Variety Pack

Super Variety Pack

Pledge: C$169.00

Look no further than our Super Sample Pack, taste away to flavor town!Fuel your mind & body while helping the planet with sustainable plant-based, all-natural antioxidant superfoods. Small batch handmade with real ingredients. High fiber, high protein, prebiotic and low gluten.

You'll receive a pack of each flavors:

  • Gourmet Lager Cookies
  • Gourmet Stout Cookies
  • NEW LIMITED EDITION Gourmet Matcha Cookies
  • Coco-Honey Granola
  • LIMITED EDITION Cran & Pecan Granola
  • Power Seeds Granola
  • Apple Crisp Granola
  • NEW LIMITED EDITION Peanut Butter Cocoa Time Granola
  • Signature Flatbread Crackers
  • Mini-Donuts Flatbread Crackers
  • Turmeric Flatbread Crackers
  • Brewery Flats Blend Flatbread Crackers
  • NEW LIMITED EDITION Matcha Salt Flatbread Crackers
  • Coco-Honey Energy Bars
  • Cran & Pecan Energy Bars
  • Power Seeds Energy Bars
  • Apple Crisp Energy Bars
  • NEW LIMITED EDITION Peanut Butter Cocoa Time Energy Bars

coRISE products are free from:

  • preservatives
  • artificial colors or flavors
  • GMO
  • soy
  • high fructose corn syrup
  • palm oil

Base Ingredients: coRISE Supergrains, organic MCT oil

 

Look no further than our Super Sample Pack, taste away to flavor town!Fuel your mind & body while helping the planet with sustainable plant-based, all-natural antioxidant superfoods. Small batch handmade with real ingredients. High fiber, high protein, prebiotic and low gluten.

You'll receive a pack of each flavors:

  • Gourmet Lager Cookies
  • Gourmet Stout Cookies
  • NEW LIMITED EDITION Gourmet Matcha Cookies
  • Coco-Honey Granola
  • LIMITED EDITION Cran & Pecan Granola
  • Power Seeds Granola
  • Apple Crisp Granola
  • NEW LIMITED EDITION Peanut Butter Cocoa Time Granola
  • Signature Flatbread Crackers
  • Mini-Donuts Flatbread Crackers
  • Turmeric Flatbread Crackers
  • Brewery Flats Blend Flatbread Crackers
  • NEW LIMITED EDITION Matcha Salt Flatbread Crackers
  • Coco-Honey Energy Bars
  • Cran & Pecan Energy Bars
  • Power Seeds Energy Bars
  • Apple Crisp Energy Bars
  • NEW LIMITED EDITION Peanut Butter Cocoa Time Energy Bars

coRISE products are free from:

  • preservatives
  • artificial colors or flavors
  • GMO
  • soy
  • high fructose corn syrup
  • palm oil

Base Ingredients: coRISE Supergrains, organic MCT oil

 

Pledge: C$169.00
Estimated Delivery: 2020-04-01
0 of 100 Boosted
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$25 Gift Card

$25 Gift Card

Pledge: C$20.00
Electronic gift card with no expiry date and fully transferable!
Electronic gift card with no expiry date and fully transferable!
Pledge: C$20.00
Estimated Delivery: 2020-03-04
0 of 100 Boosted
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$50 Gift Card

$50 Gift Card

Pledge: C$40.00
Electronic gift card with no expiry date and fully transferable!
Electronic gift card with no expiry date and fully transferable!
Pledge: C$40.00
Estimated Delivery: 2020-03-04
0 of 100 Boosted
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Walking Brewery Tour

Walking Brewery Tour

Pledge: C$49.00
Block off a lovely Saturday in June, and join us for a walking brewery tour in Calgary visiting our lovely partners! Of course, coRISE snacks will be provided!
Block off a lovely Saturday in June, and join us for a walking brewery tour in Calgary visiting our lovely partners! Of course, coRISE snacks will be provided!
Pledge: C$49.00
Estimated Delivery: 2020-06-13
1 of 100 Boosted
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Walking Brewery Group Tour for 2

Walking Brewery Group Tour for 2

Pledge: C$79.00
Bring a friend! Block off a lovely weekend afternoon between April - August, and join us for a walking brewery group tour in Calgary visiting our lovely partners! Of course, coRISE snacks will be provided.
Bring a friend! Block off a lovely weekend afternoon between April - August, and join us for a walking brewery group tour in Calgary visiting our lovely partners! Of course, coRISE snacks will be provided.
Pledge: C$79.00
Estimated Delivery: 2020-04-01
2 of 10 Boosted
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$100 Gift Card for $80 at Hello Fresh

$100 Gift Card for $80 at Hello Fresh

Pledge: C$80.00
Receive $100 to use at HelloFresh.ca for $80. It's a meal kit delivery service with pre-portioned ingredients and easy-to-follow recipes.
Receive $100 to use at HelloFresh.ca for $80. It's a meal kit delivery service with pre-portioned ingredients and easy-to-follow recipes.
Pledge: C$80.00
Estimated Delivery: 0000-00-00
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Campaign Description

Help us end food waste! We upcycle brewery byproducts & transform them into nutritious superfoods. Every dollar you contribute helps us reduce more landfills/co2 emissions & food waste by repurposing grains and other plant-based ingredients to higher use.

  • $5,000 smiley will help us purchase a quality flour mill and additional rental time at a co-working commercial kitchen. This will open up our wholesale opportunities to local markets and taprooms.
  • If we exceed our goal to $10,000 (yes!), we can invest in lab testing and nutritional analysis to start selling our foods to local grocery stores. This will provide Albertans with more access to our sustainable, healthy snacks in their communities.
  • If we exceed our goal to $15,000 (yesyes​!!), this will allow us to explore more cost and energy-efficient ways to scale up and produce our products with food scientists.  
  • If we exceed our goal to $20,000 (yesyesyes​!!!), we can start giving meaningful employment to the marginalized community and hire them for our production process.

Why?

Hi everyone! I'm Sophia, the founder of coRISE. 

Growing up as new Canadian immigrants in a financially conscious household, my hardworking parents were resourceful and made sure I had enough to eat. Food waste was never an option, but we didn't realize what we eat also affects our mental health as well - which I struggled with since I was a teenager.

Unfortunately, our society is throwing out more than half the food they could've eaten and consuming empty calories. 

This is why this project means so much to me, and we need to do something about this together!

Show your support by making a boost to scale up our production and increase our impact. Join us to end food waste, and pass on the nutritious & resourceful lifestyles we’re all meant to live. 

What?

Above are 5 images to capture why we need your help in our crowdfunding campaign! Need more info? Continue down below...

How?

In Alberta alone, approximately 1,000 kegs of grain per day are wasted from the beer production process that's destined to be thrown out.

These grains are by-products of beer production, used for their sugars and originally destined for landfill, compost or farm animal feed after the extraction process.

These grain by-products are still full of nutrients, that are high in protein and fiber, low in sugar, and they’re prebiotic.

For every pound of grain we upcycle, we also save 1,000 liters of water that would've been used to grow and process a new pound of malted Alberta barley. We rescue and divert these grains to reduce food waste and environmental impact, and transform them into prebiotic coRISE Supergrain. 

Brain Food

By the time Albertans reach age 40, 1 in 2 has had a mental illness. Studies have shown healthy eating can contribute to mental well-being. We create nutritious foods using simple, clean, and high-quality ingredients that are good for your body, gut and brain.

Top brain food ingredients in our products:

  • Matcha brings concentration, relaxation, and reduces anxiety
  • Turmeric improves mental health, anti-inflammatory and joint aid
  • Whole grain barley fiber reduces cholesterol and the risk of heart disease supports heart & gut health
  • Organic MCT coconut oil converts fat into energy. Coconut and coconut oil are made almost fully of healthy fats that can improve brain function and even protect against Alzheimer’s disease.
  • Pumpkin & sunflower seeds contain lots of Omega 3 fatty acids, which are known for improving mental health and supporting healthy brain development
  • Rosemary improves memory function
  • Chia seeds contribute to brain development

What does coRISE mean?

coRISE truly believe community collaboratives = we all rise together (hence the name!).

coRISE wouldn't exist without community collaboration and support. It is a symbiotic relationship as we work toward shared values of compassion, sustainability, integrity, community, responsibility and self-care. We aim to create a brighter equal opportunity future for all, by selecting projects benefiting the vision of our social enterprise.

What about our colors? Both blue and yellow are colorblind-friendly to 99% of people and pets suffering from color blindness. Cool fact huh!

Another cool fact: we are happy to a part of the global upcycled food movement as a member of the Upcycled Food Association, and currently applying to be a Pending B Corp!

Social Good

The social impact of coRISE reaches our "3Ps" mission: everything we do benefits our planet, our people and our pets.

We reduce landfill, co2 emissions and food waste by repurposing and upcycling the grains and plant-based foods to higher use. For every pound of grain we upcycle, we also save 1,000 liters of water that would've been used to grow and process a new pound of malted Alberta barley. This creates a more sustainable future for our planet.

We believe people need to take care of themselves, physically and mentally, in order to take care of others. A healthy gut leads to a healthy mind. We produce nutritious locally sourced food to our people, as nutrition plays a vital role in mental health and our brain-gut connection.

We support charities and pet companionship programs that assist pet and therapy animals to alleviate stress, anxiety, depression, feelings of loneliness and social isolation for people in our communities.

Management Team

Sophia Tang

Sophia Tang

Founder

My family set the ultimate example for me to work hard, be grateful, and give back no matter the circumstances. With your help, I want to continue spreading their values and combine it with some of my passions: environmental sustainability, mental health, pet companionship, delicious food and drinks!

I ❤️ scuba diving (marine conservation), naturopathy (thanks mom for the lifelong unsolicited herbal remedies), volunteering with seniors (grandparents are the best), and proud mama to foster and resident furbabies (pets really do love you more than they love themselves).

All the above led me to create my social enterprise's "3Ps" mission; everything we do should benefit our planet, our people and our pets. Check out the social good section above on our impact so far.

Thank you for your help. Let's make a real change in our communities together!

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Feb 6, 2020

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Hyper local support with Calgary Dollars

Another exciting announcement! We are proud to be a member of Calgary Dollars, accepting up to 50% Calgary Dollars currency to foster stronger community connections by facilitating and encouraging local consumption! Along with other members with shared mission and values, we truly all rise together as a community - good for you and good for our city!  

#coRiseTogether 

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Feb 5, 2020

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Big announcement!

We are proud to be the second Canadian member of the growing and global Upcycled Food Association! At coRISE, upcycling food is a necessity as we face climate change at an unprecedented rate. We see this as an opportunity to educate and create a circular economy with a conscience while fueling your brain, gut and body with delicious upcycled superfoods. Through UFA community collaboratives with shared mission and values, we all rise together - good for you and good for the planet!

Thanks for being part of the movement with us!

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Jan 14, 2020
Project launched

FAQs

What is coRISE Supergrain?

It's upcycled Alberta barley harvested from local Alberta nano and micobreweries. 

The grains are boiled by the breweries and then discarded. That's when we harvest these grains and turn them into our coRISE Supergrains. 

The boiling process is to extract as much liquid sugar as possible for later stages of beer fermentation (aka alcohol creation).

Is there alcohol in coRISE products?

No alcohol at all!

Any preservatives or unsustainable ingredients in your products?

Nothing! Our products are free from, preservatives, artificial colors or flavors, GMO, soy, high fructose corn syrup, and palm oil.

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