Who Runs the Better-For-You Food World? These 6 Women
Consumers are growing increasingly savvy about what goes into the food they eat, and they’re voting with their dollars for organic, natural products without chemicals and additives. Organic food sales reached $43 billion in 2016, an 8.4% increase over the previous year. Meanwhile, natural food sales climbed by nearly 10 percent to $75 billion in 2016.
These six female entrepreneurs are doing their best to disrupt the food industry by bringing healthy, all-natural products into stores. In addition, they’re preaching a triple-bottom-line mentality, focusing not only on profits but also their companies’ impacts on people and the planet. Here, they share their stories and advice for other aspiring food entrepreneurs.