Tag: Startup Story

Meet Nello’s Southern Crafted & Locally Sourced Tomato Sauces Creating Superior from Simple!

Meet Nello’s Southern Crafted & Locally Sourced Tomato Sauces Creating Superior from Simple!

One of Undiscovered Kitchen’s biggest supporters from the very beginning has been Nello’s! I’m so excited to share their story, what makes them so special and why we love supporting this hardworking and mindful company! Nello’s Sauce, made from scratch in small batches and sourced […]

Rumi Spice: Helping Afghan Farmers Through the Power of Saffron!

Rumi Spice: Helping Afghan Farmers Through the Power of Saffron!

In May 2014, a team of military veterans got together in Brighton, MA to start Rumi Spice, a line of high quality, sustainably farmed saffron products sourced from rural Afghan farmers. It was then that founders Kimberly, Emily, and Keith set out on their mission. Their goal? […]

Break the Cycle of Cravings with PMS Bites!

Break the Cycle of Cravings with PMS Bites!

In 2012, PMS Bites founder Tania Green decided to write down how each of her days went. What started as a simple practice to work on becoming more mindful and reflective turned out to be how Tania discovered her passion. She realized that most of […]

The Most Commonly Used Food Labels and Certifications And What They Mean!

The Most Commonly Used Food Labels and Certifications And What They Mean!

Food manufacturers are always excited to market their products with the variety of food labels and certifications in their arsenal – i.e., “gluten-free” and “organic.” Knowing what these terms really mean and what is required to use them will help you choose the product that’s right […]

Kitchen Millie turned a childhood favorite into a two-bite business!

Kitchen Millie turned a childhood favorite into a two-bite business!

Meet Michelle Wax, founder of Kitchen Millie based in Boston, MA and known for their unprocessed and always fresh two-bite cookies! In her younger years, Michelle and her brothers would set up a lemonade stand at the end of their street and would wake up extra early to bake […]

Wholesome Snacks & Eating Healthy On the Road By EricaFinds

Wholesome Snacks & Eating Healthy On the Road By EricaFinds

Eating healthy, whole foods is easy when you work from home—like I do—or if you just happen to have ample time for food prep. Travel, however, can throw a huge wrench in the works. Airports often have only processed, fast food that can derail even […]

TastyMakes Superfood Snacks For a Better Body, Mind & Spirit

TastyMakes Superfood Snacks For a Better Body, Mind & Spirit

TastyMakes snacks are something you will go coo-coo for. These snacks were inspired by the drive to make healthy snacks based on a plant based diet that would nourish your body instead of harming it. Read more below to understand how these ingredients come together […]

Founder of ProCakes Takes On the Old Boy’s Club of the Food Industry

Founder of ProCakes Takes On the Old Boy’s Club of the Food Industry

Yummy, guilt free food is hard to find, but look no further! Caren Magill, the founder of ProCakes, has created the perfect comfort food that tastes even better than its traditional counterpart – protein packed pancakes! Caren created ProCakes pancakes with fitness fanatics and food lovers […]

Gustus Vitae Transports You Around the World with Their Seasoning Blends

Gustus Vitae Transports You Around the World with Their Seasoning Blends

Gustus Vitae Condiments, which means “taste of life” in Latin, creates gourmet seasoning blends and finishing salts. Based in Venice Beach, California, Gustus Vitae uses high quality local and international ingredients to transport their customers to the worldly locations their blends are named after. We had originally planned […]

STARTUP STORY: NAKED INFUSIONS

STARTUP STORY: NAKED INFUSIONS

Naked Infusions salsas are organic and made from the freshest local ingredients from local farms in California to provide rich, smooth, clean, and authentic flavors. Founder Selene Kepila started with a salsa recipe she grew up with – and while she’s traveled the world in […]

STARTUP STORY: CLAIRESQUARES

STARTUP STORY: CLAIRESQUARES

Clairesquares makes artisan handcrafted Irish sweet treats. Hailing from County Cork, Ireland, Claire has been whipping up desserts since the age of 12 and has since perfected a combination of buttery shortbread, gooey caramel, and smooth chocolate known as the Clairesquare. The reactions to her […]

STARTUP STORY: MUSTARD AND CO.

STARTUP STORY: MUSTARD AND CO.

Mustard and Co. challenges you to be bold with your food. Founders Justin Hoffman and Bryan Mitchiner launched Mustard and Co. in 2013 in Seattle, WA with a mustard that would change the world of condiments. With an affinity for label reading, Bryan realized that […]

STARTUP STORY: KULI KULI

STARTUP STORY: KULI KULI

Kuli Kuli products contain one of the most powerful superfoods in the world – moringa. Founder Lisa Curtis discovered the superfood qualities of moringa while experiencing early malnutrition as a Peace Corp volunteer in Niger in Western Africa. Lisa tried moringa and kuli-kuli, a protein-filled snack […]

Not Your Sugar Mamas Makes Organic Raw Chocolate You Need to Try

Not Your Sugar Mamas Makes Organic Raw Chocolate You Need to Try

Not Your Sugar Mamas‘ (NYSM) organic raw chocolate products are handmade on Martha’s Vineyard. NYSM co-founders Kyleen (Ky) Keenan & Bennet Coffey joined forces in their combined mission to spread health, happiness, and love one kick ass superfood at a time. Bennet, a certified holistic nutrition counselor, was […]

STARTUP STORY: HIPPIE BUTTER

STARTUP STORY: HIPPIE BUTTER

Hippie Butter makes a variety of hemp seed-based food products and supplements, all of which carry high super food qualities. From the natural and simple hemp seed itself, to cacao hemp seed butter, all Hippie Butter products are free of GMOs, gluten, THC, herbicides, and […]

Boston Teawrights is Dedicated to Tea Leaves Straight From the Source

Boston Teawrights is Dedicated to Tea Leaves Straight From the Source

Boston Teawrights, founded by Caleb Hodes, is dedicated to supporting the American Craft Tea movement; a movement of tea crafters (or teawrights) producing both traditional and modern teas and who supply people with raw, unprocessed tea leaves, straight from the source. Boston Teawrights is on a mission […]

Cognitea is the Perfect Substitution for Coffee Without the Side Effects

Cognitea is the Perfect Substitution for Coffee Without the Side Effects

CogniTea is an all-natural tea that is a healthier, smarter alternative for coffee and energy drinks with no jitters, no headache, and no crash! In 2013, Alex Kravets began the process of creating “productive energy,” a better source of caffeine that would achieve a balance between a […]

Perfect Fuel Chocolate Combines Benefits of Superfoods for Energy

Perfect Fuel Chocolate Combines Benefits of Superfoods for Energy

Perfect Fuel Chocolate is an organic dark chocolate snack for healthy, active people. The fuel story begins with Nicolas who had been training for a triathlon and forgot his ginseng the night before his race. Nicolas had been eating a combination of cocoa nibs and ginseng […]

Nourish Your Soul Encourages Healing Through Food and Lifestyle

Nourish Your Soul Encourages Healing Through Food and Lifestyle

Nourish Your Soul is a wellness program that encourages healing through food and lifestyle. Founder Susan Cabana launched Nourish Your Soul in 2010 after diet and yoga helped her own self through a rocky time. She was asked in a yoga class: “If you could […]

Yummari Fuels an Active Lifestyle for a Gluten-Free Diet

Yummari Fuels an Active Lifestyle for a Gluten-Free Diet

Yummari are the makers of non-GMO and gluten-free snack foods for people with driven lifestyles.  Husband-and-wife team Catherine and Jason Walsh sought to create a delicious and convenient super food source. Now, as owners of Yummari, the Walsh couple has combined the natural benefits of the chia […]

Rizebox: The Running Kit Made By Women, For Women

Rizebox: The Running Kit Made By Women, For Women

Rizebox is the first running kit created for women and delivered to your door! It includes snacks, race must-haves, high-quality skincare and running gear. Alicia Benjamin founded Rizebox in 2013 to maximize women’s workouts and offer inspiration to women to stay energized and keep running.  With nutritional […]

ENERGYbits Uses Algae for the Ultimate High Protein, Low Calorie Snack

ENERGYbits Uses Algae for the Ultimate High Protein, Low Calorie Snack

ENERGYbits are a healthy, high protein and low calorie snack that delivers unlimited energy and wellness and contains only one ingredient: algae. Catharine Arnston started ENERGYbits in 2009, and the tabs have been popular among professional and Olympic athletes, as well as those who simply […]

STARTUP STORY: ORGANIC LIVING SUPERFOODS

STARTUP STORY: ORGANIC LIVING SUPERFOODS

Organic Living Superfoods, based in Massachusetts, distributes and manufactures organic, plant based superfoods. Founders Bruce Namenson and Craig Singer believe that superfoods can significantly decrease the risk of developing, and even reverse, illnesses commonly associated with the Western diet such as cancer, heart disease, depression, and inflammatory […]

PoshaGreen Elevates the Nutritional Supplements Game

PoshaGreen Elevates the Nutritional Supplements Game

PoshaGreen is a system of plant-based, allergen free, performance and whole health nutritional supplements. Sudi Chakravarthy launched this new take on traditional workout stacks in 2013 after months of perfecting the fruit sweetened flavors of the all natural shake mixes. We first met Sudi at […]

Apotheker’s Kitchen Uses All-Natural Ingredients for Handcrafted Chocolate

Apotheker’s Kitchen Uses All-Natural Ingredients for Handcrafted Chocolate

Apotheker’s Kitchen is a small, family-run business started by husband and wife team Russ and Shari Apotheker. Their business and products are rooted in their dream to share their passion for simple, healthy living through honey-based products made from all-natural ingredients. Founded in November 2013 in Boston, MA […]