These womenpreneurs saw a need and created products to fix it. From experiencing personal medical challenges to wanting to take a stand in the organic sausage industry, these women have made it all personal.
Tara Hankinson and LeAnn Darland, Cofounders & Co-CEOs, Talea Beer Co
Available in New York, New York
Brooklynites Tara and LeAnn put their brains together to create an entirely new type of beer, one with low bitterness and fruit-forward flavor. It’s one you can comfortably share with your hard-seltzer and wine-drinking friends, or open with the most discerning beer connoisseur. Talea Beers sit comfortably at the intersection of drinkable and craft quality.
Jessica Weiss Levison, Founder, Peekaboo Ice Cream
Available in Florida
Veggies in ice cream? Believe it. Better yet, buy a pint or two to support Jessica, a mom of three and a true visionary in the frozen dessert game. Peekaboo’s flavors masterfully combine classics like vanilla and chocolate chip cookie dough with surprise ingredients like zucchini and cauliflower.
August Vega, Founder, Malk
When her son was born with the same dairy allergy she had struggled with all her life, August Vega was determined to find an alternative to milk products — one with organic, high-quality ingredients and something she felt good about giving to her son. She started small, selling her homemade almondmilks at Houston farmers markets, and today has a full-scale operation making a big impact on grocery shelves.
Nicole Ledoux & Rob Dalton, Cofounders, 88 Acres
While on a dinner date (before they got engaged), Rob Dalton suffered from an allergic reaction when he discovered his meal’s ingredients contained nuts. From that moment on, Nicole started making snacks in their apartment and, voilà, 88 Acres was born. To this dynamic couple, fats and proteins from seeds like pumpkin and flax are just what the body loves.
Stacie Waters, CEO, Bilinski Sausage
In 2004, Stacie Waters joined Bilinski Sausage — her family business — and reinvented it. Drawing from 75 years of sausage-making tradition, she reimagined what is possible by helping to pioneer organic sausages, working with Animal Welfare Certified chicken growers and inventing plant-based sausage varieties. As CEO and owner, she is proud to be driving her industry toward more organic and animal welfare–focused options.
Leah Lopez, Founder, Better Bites
When Leah Lopez’s son was diagnosed with severe food allergies at the age of two, she took matters into her own hands and created “better bites” in her home kitchen so her family could enjoy desserts made without gluten, dairy, soy, eggs or peanuts. Well, it turns out other folks enjoyed them, too. Thus, these delicious plant-based treats were born.
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