Our Story

Hello, my name is Dylan and I would like to share with you the story of Pordein /ˈpɔːdiːn/.

Growing up in Australia, I witnessed the devastating effects of the 'farm crisis' and the decline of independent businesses and farmers due to the dominance of industrial farming. These large corporations prioritised cost reduction, often at the expense of animal welfare.

As a result, I have been closely following the advancements in plant-based meats. These innovative products aim to replicate the taste and texture of meat using only plant-based ingredients. Initially, the development of plant-based meats faced challenges in achieving the desired flavor and satisfaction. However, since 2018, there have been remarkable improvements in taste and texture, resulting in a wide range of high-quality plant-based meat options available in the market today.

This is where Pordein comes into play. The name Pordein is derived from the Greek words "Portfoli Deinosavron," meaning Dinosaur Purse. Our Dinosaur and Animal collection pays homage to the diverse wildlife that has existed and continues to exist on our planet. All our bags are vegan and cruelty-free. China, being the largest bag manufacturer globally, accounts for 99% of all handbags produced. After ordering samples from various manufacturers and observing visible differences, we have established a strong relationship with the most reputable supplier. Therefore, we can assure you that our bags are of the highest quality.

Not only are these bags adorable, but they also contribute to a better future for our animal friends. We donate 5% of all sales to The Good Food Institute, which conducts research on plant-based meats, and Farm Sanctuary, an organisation that provides shelter to animals rescued from factory farming. By choosing Pordein, you are making a healthier and ethical choice for the sustainability of our home.

I can't help but feel a sense of pride when I reflect on the incredible journey we've embarked on since our launch in early 2019. It brings me immense joy to see how Pordein has been able to make a positive impact on initiatives that hold a special place in my heart. Although we have a challenging road ahead, our determination will never waver.