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Cam Newton Explains Why He Invested In Daring Foods, A Plant-Based Startup

Cam Newton is no stranger to investing. But now, the Carolina Panthers star is sharing why he chose to invest in Daring Foods, a plant-based startup that manufactures a chicken substitute. “For plant-based meat alternatives, 2021 was a breakout year, and the market is only looking more lucrative going into 2022,” he said to Fortune Magazine. “Daring Foods is developing sustainable healthier meat replacements for the most widely consumed animal protein: chicken.” Cam Newton also said that his decision to invest in the company had to do with his decision to be proactive with his health. “Being a Black man who grew up in the South, fried chicken was a staple in most diets. It was inexpensive and delicious; while not the healthiest option, we sometimes even had it twice a day,” he said to One Green Planet. “Something I hope to accomplish with Daring is to teach the Atlanta community and others the power of plant-based eating. Forming a healthy diet doesn’t need to be expensive and can...