Eat Nice Foods co-founder Paul Cantagallo aims to take animals out of the food system by creating plant-based replacements for traditional pastas and meals. The mission-driven company has launched with two flavors of vegan ravioli with future plans to enter new categories.
Adam Hamilton is the COO of Nuttin Ordinary, a company crafting cashew cheese with simple and clean ingredients. The proprietary process utilizes steel tanks to ferment and culture the ingredients with a blend of probiotics, while steering clear of oils, gums and added sugar.
Unbun Foods founder Gus Klemos has taken his keto and paleo baking project to 2000 locations in less than two years. The brand makes low-carb and grain-free buns, baguettes, pizza crust, tortillas and bread using clean ingredients like nuts, seeds and oils.
Kaari Foods is bringing cleaner, healthier versions of salad dressings and sauces to market. Amanda Johnston is the co-founder of the start-up brand, which highlights plant-based ingredients without the use of gums, stabilizers or preservatives.
Shibani Baluja is the founder and CEO of lil’ gourmets, a company focused on elevating the food that kids are eating. The company aims to introduce kids to fresh, flavorful vegetables at an early age to jumpstart healthy eating habits.
Jessica Gebel is the founder of Fabalish, a company focused on changing the stigma around vegan food. The brand’s star ingredients are aquafaba and chickpeas. Fabalish has expanded from Tzatziki and sauces to falafel and blondies, finding innovative ways to make plant-forward products with clean and organic ingredients.
David Gotlib is the founder and CEO of Savorly, a brand delivering innovative frozen appetizers in a fun and interesting way. The company’s puff pastries, Belgian croquettes, mini bagels and other bite-sized foods were developed for millennial consumers that are looking to entertain guests and connect over hors d’oeuvres.
Tia Lupita started with founder Hector Saldivar’s family hot sauce recipe and has set its sights on growing into a platform for Mexican-inspired healthy food products. The company crafts simple ingredient hot sauces and just launched cactus tortillas and tortilla chips this year.
Everipe helps people eat clean with healthy blender-ready superfood smoothie packs. The blends use freeze-dried ingredients, making them shelf-stable and cost-effective to ship, while also avoiding the food waste often associated with using fresh ingredients.
Catherine Nguyen founded Wild Willett Food to create healthy kids snacks for her family’s on-the-go lifestyle. The recently launched company offers a line of high protein fruit-infused beef jerky targeted at millennial parents who need snacks that can fuel their active children.