Frequently Asked Questions

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What is Bloom?

What is Bloom?

The world’s most sustainable drinkable meal, which is nutritious and plant-based. Our product is recommended by dietitians, nutritionists and food experts. With Bloom you will be getting an important part of your daily recommended amount of nutrients.

What is Bloom not?

Bloom is not a supplement, like a protein shake for example. Our product contains all the recommended micro and micro nutrients and is therefore an excellent choice.

What's the difference with conventional meals?

Bloom is an easy and delicious meal shake you are able to prepare within one minute. Secondly, it is a mixture of all daily recommended micro and macro nutrients.

Therefore it is an excellent replacement of one single meal. Instead of an unhealthy snack you can enjoy a Bloom meal when you get hungry during the day.

What does Bloom stand for?

At Bloom, we strive to change the way the world eats – powered by humanity, environmental involvement and technology. We know that changing daily habits could be extremely difficult and therefore needs to be transformed step-by-step within contemporary habit routines. Bloom is also helping you at the moments you do not have time or energy to prepare a meal with all essential nutrients. Read more about it on our purpose-page.

How to use Bloom?

Who could use Bloom?

Everyone! It is particularly useful when you are in need of food and you don’t have all the time. You can prepare Bloom within a minute, thus making it a very smart choice when your schedule is tight. 80% of our clients use Bloom as breakfast during their long drive to work. We also see Bloom being used as a snack to keep people away from bad nutritional choices.

What do I need?

First, you need a shaker to mix the powder with water. Each first order comes with a free shaker. You also need a scoop, in order to determine your own portion size. This prevents you from wasting food. The scoop is also included with each first order.

How much do I need?

On the package we recommend 125 grams as a meal, because this provides around 500 kcals. However, you can choose the amount of powder you prefer, based on your personal requirements or taste. This makes Bloom suitable as breakfast, lunch, dinner or snack.

How do I consume it?

Add 500ml water per 125 grams of powder (3 scoops). You can use a blender (for extra smooth texture) or just use the shaker included with your first order. You can experiment with the amounts of water, to find out what you like best: a liquid or thicker shake.

Can I use other liquids?

You can also use other liquids to mix Bloom with if you prefer so, such as plant-based milk. You can also use almond milk, soya milk or coconut milk.

How does Bloom taste?

Bloom is available in two different flavors: Vanilla and Hazelnut Choco. The flavors Vanilla and Hazelnut Choco are not predominant, to ensure that drinking a whole meal remains pleasant. However, the Hazelnut Choco is a little bit sweeter than the Vanilla, for those who love a sweet taste.

When do I use Bloom?

You can use Bloom whenever it fits you the best. For example as a quick breakfast to-go, as a fast lunch in between meetings, as a snack to make sure you don’t get that sugar rush or as an easy dinner to create time for the gym.

Is Bloom a suitable way for me to lose or gain weight?

You can do both with Bloom. Similar to conventional food it all depends on caloric intake. As long as you consume more calories than your body needs you will gain weight. Eat less than your body requires and you will lose weight.

Ingredients

What does Bloom consist of?

Bloom consists of oatmeal, pea protein, brown rice protein, sunflower oil, coconut oil, broken flaxseed and a mix of essential vitamins and minerals. For the amount of macro and micro nutrients we consulted the recommended daily amount, determined by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA). All ingredients are compliant with E.E.G. guidelines and regulations as found in 95/2/EG and 96/8/EG.

What are the nutritional values?

You can find the nutritional values of our various flavours in this file.

Are you stuffed after a shake?

Yes! With our ingredients we created a recipe that gives you a nice full feeling, thus you can enjoy Bloom for a long time. Give our sample pack a try to find out yourself!

Does Bloom provide enough protein?

Bloom contains two sources of protein: pea and brown rice protein. Combining these two sources provides a complete amino acid profile. Bloom gets almost 23% of its energy value from proteins, making it high in protein. Therefore we can say it contributes to growth in muscle mass and maintenance of muscle mass and normal bones.

How many calories does Bloom contain?

One bag of Bloom™ contains 1750 grams, which equals to 7000 kcal. One single meal (125 grams of powder) contains 515 kcal. So, one bag of Bloom™ equals to 14 complete meals. However, you can decide on your own portion size and thus your caloric intake.

Does Bloom contain any allergens?

The shake may contain gluten and traces of nuts and peanuts.

Payments and shipping

How long does it take for my order to arrive?

If you order before 16:00, your shakes will be delivered the next working day. This only applies to orders from the Netherlands, orders from abroad will be shipped within one working day.

Will I receive a Track & Trace code?

Yes, customers always receive an email from us with a Track & Trace code, once the package is on its way!

What payment methods are available?

We accept payments via iDeal, PayPal, Bancontact/Mister Cash, SOFORT Banking, ING Home’Pay and creditcards on our website.

Other topics

Won't I miss the feeling of chewing?

You will have to get used to feeling satisfied without chewing. We recommend to use the shake as part of a balanced diet, so you get a regular meal at other times of the day. In addition, it is possible to prepare the shake with a little less water, so that it has a slightly thicker texture.

Is Bloom vegan/vegetarian?

Yes, the product is free of animal ingredients and by-products.

Where is Bloom produced?

Bloom is produced and packaged in the Netherlands. Our production facility is FSSC22000 certified and you can be assured Bloom is produced in accordance with Dutch and EU guidelines and regulations.

How do I store Bloom?

An unopend bag can be stored for 12 months, if you keep it in a cold and dry place, like a stock box. Once opend, the bag can be stored for 6 months. It is also possible to pre-mix your shake, this can be stored for 24 hours after preparing it. If you do, don’t forget to shake again before consuming.

Is Bloom suitable for minors?

Bloom is developed with adults in mind. Bloom is not intended for use by minors or during pregnancy.

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