• Fënn Foods has been certified as carbon neutral, the first plant-based food manufacturer in Australia to do so. The certification builds on its 2018 launch of a certified carbon neutral premium plant-based mince.
    Fënn Foods has been certified as carbon neutral, the first plant-based food manufacturer in Australia to do so. The certification builds on its 2018 launch of a certified carbon neutral premium plant-based mince.
  • L-R: Fenn Foods co-founders Alejandro Cancino and Paola Moro, CEO Tony Rawlinson, chair Nicholas Simms.
    L-R: Fenn Foods co-founders Alejandro Cancino and Paola Moro, CEO Tony Rawlinson, chair Nicholas Simms.
  • Fënn Foods has been certified as carbon neutral, the first plant-based food manufacturer in Australia to do so. The certification builds on its 2018 launch of a certified carbon neutral premium plant-based mince.
    Fënn Foods has been certified as carbon neutral, the first plant-based food manufacturer in Australia to do so. The certification builds on its 2018 launch of a certified carbon neutral premium plant-based mince.
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Queensland-based Fënn Foods has been certified as carbon neutral, the first plant-based food manufacturer in Australia to do so. The certification builds on its 2018 launch of a certified carbon neutral premium plant-based mince.

Fënn Foods is the producer of the plant-based vegan-friendly brand, vEEF.

Co-founder and chef Alejandro Cancino said, “I’m so proud to announce that Fenn Foods is now certified carbon neutral. Many Australians are choosing to eat plant-based foods because of the environmental impact and for their health, but now they can do even better and buy from a completely carbon neutral business that happens to be locally owned.”

Fënn Foods has been certified as carbon neutral, the first plant-based food manufacturer in Australia to do so. The certification builds on its 2018 launch of a certified carbon neutral premium plant-based mince.
Fënn Foods facility.

Cancino and partner Paola Moro founded Fënn Foods in 2015 in their garage. Operations are much bigger now, with vEEF available around Australia.

Fënn Foods was certified by the Carbon Reduction Institute (CRI) after a full audit of the company’s ingredients, products, packaging, practices, and even its employees’ journeys to and from the workplace.

All potential carbon emissions were calculated by the CRI, and Fënn Foods has purchased carbon offsets accredited under the Verified Carbon Standard to offset emissions.

Moro said, “We’re really excited to say that our customers can now enjoy the satisfaction of knowing they’re eating delicious, plant-based foods that are also carbon neutral.

“This means when they buy from Fënn Foods, they are not only supporting a local business, but they can also feel good knowing their foods aren’t contributing any carbon emissions. We’re thrilled to be the first plant-based company in the country to gain this certification.”

In February 2022, the company completed a $3 million capital raise and appointed Tony Rowlinson as CEO, while in 2021, Fënn Foods was named on the 2021 Australian Financial Review’s Fast 100 list.

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