Elevator Talk: Life’s Grape Refreshes Raisins with Vine-Dried Snacks

Our Elevator Talk pitch series showcases up-and-coming food and beverage brands within the industry. Meet the founders behind the hottest brands hitting the market and hear their plans to stand out on shelves. You can catch this series on and the NOSH YouTube channel with new pitches shared every week.

Courtney Gillespie is the president and COO of Life’s Grape, an upstart brand that features a unique grape variety, Selma Pete, as the star ingredient of its vine-dried fruit snacks. The company aims to bring millennials into the category by refreshing the classic raisin with quality grapes, unique processing and fun packaging. While the company has experience on the production side, the brand is new to the retail space. Life’s Grape is open to working with a strategic partner that has experience with sales and marketing and has the resources to help take the brand to the next level.

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