Engine 2 Foods

Rip Esselstyn, a former firefighter and triathlete, changed the lives of his fellow firefighters with plant-based foods. Check out how he’s turning around convenience foods with options that are plant-based, nutrient-dense and minimally processed.

Q Drinks

Like many big ideas, the notion for Q Drinks started with a party conversation. Learn how they source the best ingredients such as cinchona bark, real ginger root, Himalayan salt and more to make their superior sodas.

Lucy's Cookies

Cookies can be one of life’s simplest pleasures—unless you’re a kid with food allergies. Lucy Gibney’s son was diagnosed with severe food allergies, so she began Lucy’s Cookies, made without milk, gluten, eggs, peanuts or tree nuts.

Field Roast

Get the story behind Field Roast and how they blend European charcuterie and Chinese Mien Ching traditions to produce grain-based vegetarian proteins. They’ve created flavors and textures so convincing, even die-hard meat lovers often think they’re eating the real thing.


Method made waves by packaging their unique cleaning products with 100% post-consumer-recycled materials. Learn how they’re taking this sea change to the next level by adding ocean plastic collected from the beaches of Hawaii to the mix.

Hiball Energy Drinks

Hiball makes sparkling energy drinks without the syrupy-sweet taste, sugar and calories of other energy drinks. Learn more about their beverage innovation (and innovative packaging too!).

Arrowhead Mills

Arrowhead Mills offers over 100 different products from baking mixes to hot cereals and nut butters. Find out how this household-name company has stayed true to its roots.

Lotus Foods

From their first taste of a black rice called hei mei during a trip to China, Caryl Levine and Ken Lee knew they wanted to import rice varieties from around the world. Learn more about Lotus Foods.

Supplier Stories: Harmless Harvest




The world’s first organic ready-to-drink nutrition shake was created by Andrew Abraham after a life-changing diagnosis. Learn more about the story behind Orgain.


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