Posts by NOSH Staff
Brenden Schaefer is the Founder & CEO of Bright Foods, a line of refrigerated bars made with whole organic fruits and vegetables, adaptogens, probiotics and prebiotics. The brand’s clean label, vegan and gluten-free HPP products launched less than a year ago in Whole Foods.
In this episode, Chris Hollod, a venture capitalist focused on early-stage consumer brands, discussed his investment philosophy and why digital strategy is at the top of his list when evaluating brands. He also explained why he believes that his job requires him to not only to follow and facilitate innovation, but to predict it.
Jeanne David is the Founder and CEO of Outer Aisle Gourmet, a plant-forward company that has developed pizza crust and sandwich thins with just 3 key ingredients: cauliflower, eggs and parmesan cheese. The brand aims to transform the American diet with its low carb, low glycemic and gluten-free products.
Sisson is the founder of Primal Kitchen, a Paleo-centric brand of condiments that Kraft Heinz acquired in 2018 for $200 million. Although Primal Kitchen was on the market for just three years when it was acquired, the brand, which was born out of Sisson’s popular blog, was decades in the making.
In this episode, we examine brand-building and retail strategies for center store grocery in interviews with the founders of two category-leading brands: Katlin Smith, the founder and CEO of fast-growing baking mix and snack brand Simple Mills, and David Eben, the founder of Carrington Farms, a brand of organic seeds, grains and oils.
Maria Manning is the founder & CEO of South & Spoon Pudding Co., makers of old-fashioned pudding mixes with all natural ingredients. The customizable mixes allow consumers to create a pudding that fits their dietary lifestyle.
Dr. Bronner’s CEO David Bronner joined us for an interview in which he spoke about his roots with the natural soap company and how his advocacy for hemp contributed to the evolution of the brand. He also explained why he supports the use of psychedelics within the context of the company’s philanthropic strategy, discussed what makes Dr. Bronner’s concept of corporate responsibility different from its peers and how it is preserving its legacy.
Scott Hattis is the co-founder of Loisa, a company that’s bringing traditional Latin foods and flavors to a new generation of eaters. The brand highlights its use of real ingredients as a differentiator and aims to provide better-for-you convenient options for mainstream millennials and modern Latino families.
This episode features interviews with two entrepreneurs that are advancing the conversation around cannabis-infused food and beverage brands: Jonathan Eppers, founder and CEO of Vybes, and Kristi Knoblick Palmer, co-founder and COO of Kiva Confections.
Jessica Hilbert is the co-founder and head of sales and marketing at Red Duck Foods. The women-founded and operated company develops better-for-you condiments and sauces using certified organic ingredients.