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What’s the right way to approach the keto diet? Consuming bars and drinks that are high in fat and artificial sweeteners, or taking the steak-and-asparagus approach that many keto-focused brands suggest.
Aloha, a brand of organic, plant-based protein bars and powders, was on the brink of saying goodbye to the market. In an interview, we spoke with Aloha CEO Brad Charron about how he developed and executed a turnaround for the brand after joining the company in 2017, and why addressing issues with company culture was critical to his mission.
Karen Nation, certified sports nutritionist and founder of Creation Nation, developed a protein bar and energy bite mix to give consumers a fresher, healthier and customizable option for snacking. Creation Nation’s bars and bites are easy to make, require no baking, and target food tribes including gluten-free, paleo, vegan, and keto.
In addition to its nationwide launch into the U.S. market, the ketogenic diet-focused company today announced the close of a $5 million round of funding and the launch of a new product line. In total, the two year old company has raised $9.4 million in funding.
Dawes joined Taste Radio for a conversation chronicling her entrepreneurial journey, from childhood to her decision to launch Late July Snacks to its eventual sale. She also explained why staying independent early on and maintaining voting control of her company saved it from potential downfall and told a remarkable story about her first sales call.
Cece’s Veggie Co. announced today an investment in the company by Walter Robb, the former co-CEO of Whole Foods Market. Exact terms of Robb’s investment were not disclosed, but founder Mason Arnold told NOSH it was a “meaningful” amount.
In a new report Nielsen researchers found that not only are millennials shopping differently for fast-moving consumer goods and using technology in new ways to inform those purchasing decisions, but also care more about integrated corporate social responsibility initiatives and health claims.
The new venture, known as Nursery, will serve as an incubator for emerging brands. Founder Adam Melonas told brands he is planning to shift away from a shared kitchen model to one where Nursery will also take an equity stake in the brands using the space.
Fat Snax founder and CEO, Jeff Frese, is on a mission to help end metabolic diseases influenced by lifestyle. Fat Snax produces low carb cookies and teas, targeted at the low-carb ketogenic fitness community. The company is looking for strategic partnerships to help grow its retail footprint.
Taste Radio Ep. 140: How to Solve Billion-Dollar Problems, According to Ripple Foods Co-Founder Adam Lowry
In this episode, Adam Lowry explores the development of both Method and Ripple and how lessons from the former factored into the foundation for the latter. He also shared his perspective on how the funding environment for CPG brands has changed.
Vietnamese-inspired coffee brand Copper Cow Coffee today announced the close of a $2 million round of funding today. The round was led by Silverton Partners, which contributed half of the capital, with CRCM Ventures, Montage Ventures and Social Starts also taking part.
Beanfields CEO Arnold Ventura explores the development of his professional life amid the rapidly evolving food and beverage industries and how lessons gleaned from each role have molded his perspective on business and his leadership style.
On the second day of NOSH Live Winter 2018, entrepreneurs, investors, analysts, and executives gave their perspective on how to innovate, differentiate, and navigate in a rapidly changing industry.
Creation Nation, a maker of no-bake protein bar and bite mixes, emerged as the winner of the 2018 NOSH Pitch Slam product competition held during the two-day NOSH Live winter conference on November 29 and 30 in Santa Monica, Calif.
The question of how to bring consumers into new categories and products rather than freezing them out — to grow the tribe, in other words — was posed by NOSH.com editor Carol Ortenberg at the start of the first day of NOSH Live Winter 2018 today. Over the course of the morning’s main stage presentations, experts from across the industry weighed in on how food companies both large and small can tackle this critical challenge.