Posts by Carol Ortenberg
The brand expects to be in roughly 8,000 grocery doors by summer 2018, and is also rapidly growing its product offerings thanks to consumer input.
Jonny Moseley has built quite a resume as an award winning freestyle skier and TV host. Now, along with his wife and a longtime family friend, he’s looking to add CPG entrepreneur to the list. In this video, Project NOSH Editor Carol Ortenberg spoke Moseley about the launch of Iota, the trio’s new seed-centric snack brand.
SmartSweets founder Tara Bosch has put CPG giants like Hershey’s and Ferrara on notice and captured the wallets — and stomachs — of a new generation of candy lovers. With the announcement today of a $3 million round of funding, and a launch in Whole Foods Market nationwide, the Canadian gummy brand is taking on the American market.
The ways brands catch the eye of consumers at Whole Foods Market is changing yet again as members of store level and regional marketing teams were reportedly laid off today in a series of conference calls.
In the video, shot at this year’s Natural Products Expo West, Justin Gold founder and director of mission at nut butter brand Justin’s, sat down with Project NOSH editor Carol Ortenberg to talk about the company’s product growth since the brand was acquired by CPG leader, Hormel.
In the past month, the three co-founders of retailer Thrive Market have announced two platforms to improve the food system and the planet. After launching Thrive Market Ventures (TMV), an investment vehicle for better-for-you brands, earlier this month, the trio announced last week the creation of a philanthropic community called Alliance for Good (AFG).
Young, emerging brands dominated the North Hall at Natural Products Expo West 2018 butt amidst the sea of new companies, there was a CPG giant: Unilever, which took its place among the early stage companies for the debut of a new, mission-driven, organic snack brand, Growing Roots.
For 30 years the PepsiCo-owned Naked brand has been synonymous with juice, but now the company is moving into food, continuing PepsiCo’s efforts to create a platform of health-centric products. First up is the Naked Fruit, Nut and Veggie Bar, which launched at this year’s Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim, Calif.
In this video, Project NOSH editor Carol Ortenberg and reporter Meagan McGinnes explore the rising momentum behind several trends found at Expo West 2018 and discuss how they fit into the current CPG landscape.
Hot off the announcement of a $103M round of funding, the co-founders of Ancient Nutrition chatted with Project NOSH editor Carol Ortenberg about how the company has achieved such rapid growth in a short period of time.