SEATTLE, Wash., May 4, 2016 – nutpods, the dairy-free creamer made from almonds and coconuts that launched just under a year ago, has recently won additional support from the natural and specialty retail channel in the Pacific Northwest and northern California with placements in Whole Foods Markets (WFM), New Leaf Community Markets, and New Seasons Markets. nutpods is now stocked in 42 WFM in the northern California region following its successful entry into the chain in the Seattle area. nutpods has also been accepted into New Leaf Community Markets in northern California with 8 locations and Oregon’s New Seasons Markets, with 19 locations.
Retailers are taking notice of nutpods thanks to its mild balanced flavor and completely unsweetened line of products, which differentiates it from the category leaders and has made it a customer favorite. nutpods is available in three flavors: Original, French Vanilla, and Hazelnut and is excellent in coffee or tea as well as specialty drinks or sweet and savory recipes. After discovering the product in online searches, potential consumers regularly ask their local grocers to stock nutpods. The product currently has over 850 reviews on Amazon that average 4.3 out of 5 stars.
“Our fans are absolutely the best and are part of our nutpods family. They tell us what stores they want to find us in and give us great suggestions. We prioritize their comments and couldn’t have been this successful to date without their input,” says Founder & CEO Madeline Haydon. Thanks in part to this close connection with their interested consumer base, the company is currently prioritizing retail expansion in the New York and New England area and is considering international expansion into the UK and Canada while filling in the rest of the US. nutpods has also secured placement with national distributors UNFI and KeHE and have brought on an experienced branding & sales firm to help manage this growth.
nutpods fills a need in the marketplace for a true dairy-free alternative to half-and-half and is free from soy, carrageenan, refined sugars, or harmful additives and preservatives. CEO Haydon launched the product to give consumers superior taste without compromise and has gained celebrity followers including renowned vegan rock climber Steph Davis and Melissa Hartwig of Whole 30.
About Green Grass Foods, Inc., producer of nutpods
Madeline Haydon launched nutpods, an award-winning dairy-free creamer company, in May 2015 in Seattle-area retailers and on Amazon.com. She has since secured over 300 retail accounts along the west coast, including Whole Foods Markets, and nutpods has become the highest reviewed dairy-free creamer on Amazon. Selected as the creamer of choice for Holistic Holiday at Sea 2016 (cited by National Geographic Traveler as “one of the 100 best worldwide vacations to enrich your life”) and named one of the innovative beverages of 2016 by the Specialty Food Association, nutpods was most recently chosen as an Editor’s Pick at the recent Natural Products Expo. nutpods is a member of the trade group Plant Based Food Association and is backed by the following quality organizations: The Vegan Society, the Gluten Intolerance Group (Gluten-Free), Orthodox Union (Kosher), and the Non-GMO Project.
Learn more at http://www.nutpods.com.
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