11/8/2023 - "Hopdoddy Burger Bar isn’t just in the business of delicious hamburgers, they are also on a mission to “Save the Planet, One Bite at a Time.”One of the many ways they are doing that is by making a big switch to Zero Acre Farms Oil for cleaner frying."
10/21/2023 - "Fried food menus that offer a sense of comfort and indulgent satisfaction can also be detrimental to the environment, and Hopdoddy Burger Bar is setting itself apart as the first burger chain in the United States to pledge to go 100% seed oil-free in partnership with Zero Acre Farms."
10/18/2023 - "At the first 10 stores, all of Hopdoddy’s crispy favorites, including hand-cut fries made from the freshest, family-farmed non-GMO Chipperbec potatoes, are now being clean-fried in Zero Acre oil instead of seed oils for the same delicious crisp with less greasiness and a smaller environmental footprint."
10/17/2023 - "The Texas-based chain joins Shake Shack in transitioning to a more planet-friendly vegetable oil alternative developed by Zero Acre Farms, which has Chipotle as a backer."
10/17/2023 - "Hopdoddy Burger Bar, a pioneer in the better burger space since 2010, today became the first burger chain in the United States to pledge to go 100% seed oil-free by partnering with Zero Acre Farms, a food company focused on delicious, healthy and environmentally friendly cooking oil."
9/22/2023 - "Zero Acre Farms' co-founder Jeff Nobbs talks about early lessons in logistics and using DTC sales to build buzz."
9/22/2023 - "Move over, soybean; there's a new oil in town. Shake Shack's quietly introduced a new type of frying oil to two locations in New York City. You won't see it advertised at the counter, but Zero Acre oil made from sugarcane is the secret ingredient in Shake Shack's fried foods."
9/18/2023 - "Zero Acre Farms, a food company focused on delicious, healthy and environmentally friendly cooking oil, today announced a partnership with Shake Shack on a pilot program using Zero Acre oil for frying. Beginning today, two of the fast casual chain's locations in New York City will exclusively fry with Zero Acre oil instead of soybean oil."
3/23/2023 - "Fast casual chain Chipotle Mexican Grill announces it is investing in cultured oil startup Zero Acre Farms through its venture fund, Cultivate Next. The investment, made for an undisclosed sum, is part of a series of initiatives Chipotle is taking to help it further its socially responsible mission and meet ESG goals."
7/26/2022 - "Launching today, Zero Acre’s first product is a cooking oil made by fermentation: High in healthy fats and low in bad fats, its Cultured Oil is produced using 85% less land than canola oil, emits 86% less CO2 than soybean oil, and requires 99% less water than olive oil."
7/26/2022 - "Zero Acre Farms is showing the world what is possible when purpose, science and entrepreneurship combine. The start-up is on a mission to give the world an oil change by replacing vegetable oils with healthier, more sustainable alternatives."
7/26/2022 - "Years later, with e-commerce and food industry successes under his belt, Nobbs’ Zero Acre Farm is bringing to market a cultured cooking oil (actually a multipurpose oil) that checks all the boxes. Not only is it healthier than alternatives such as corn oil, soybean oil, and canola oil, Nobb’s new entry into the market uses less water in its production and engages in no deforestation."
2/2/2022 - "Zero Acre Farms seeks to bring an end to the era of destructive vegetable oils, which have been linked to widespread chronic disease and deforestation. To usher in the day when food around the world is prepared with healthy, more sustainable oils and fats, the company has raised $37 million in funding from leading climate and food investors."