Meghan Markle invests in instant oat milk latte brand

Since stepping down as senior members of the Royal Family, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex have embarked on new and exciting careers. Meghan Markle recently invested in Clevr Blends, a startup that specializes in instant oatmeal lattes. The female-founded company, based in Santa Barbara, California, has already received praise from some of Meghan's A-list friends. But are Clevr Blends available in the UK?

Well, as stated on the company’s website, Clevr Blends does not currently offer international shipping. However, the company has confirmed that overseas shipments will begin in January 2021, but did not specify whether this would include the UK. I've contacted Clever Blends for comment and will provide any updates as soon as possible.

In an exclusive statement to Fortune, Meghan announced her investment in the California-based business, led by co-founder and CEO Hannah Mendoza, and stressed the importance of supporting companies founded by women sex.

"This investment is to support a passionate female entrepreneur who prioritizes building community alongside her business." The Duchess continued: "I am proud to invest in Hannah's commitment to sourcing ethical ingredients and creating products that I personally love I believe in her product commitment and also her company.”

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Elsewhere, the company's chief executive also revealed she was "excited about the road ahead" following Meghan's investment.

"Entrepreneurs need capital, but they also need advisors who care deeply about what they are building," Mendoza said in a statement to Fortune . "I'm delighted to have found that in the Duchess of Sussex. Two things." "Her enthusiasm for what we are creating is palpable, and I couldn't imagine a more aligned partnership than we're excited about for the road ahead."

According to The Independent , Meghan first became interested in Clevr Blends after trying its oat milk latte product at a pop-up coffee shop in 2017. Ahead of the Duchess' investment announcement, Oprah Winfrey revealed on Instagram that Meghan had recently gifted her some Clevr Blends products, declaring the oat milk drink her "sooner or later new go-to" Beverage Selection”.