9 Food Companies You Need To Know About

This story was originally published on May 6, 2015.

If it seems like everyone and their distant cousin is starting a food company these days, you may be right. While brands like Kraft and Kellogg’s still get the prime shelf space at supermarkets, the specialty food market continues to grow as consumers become more aware of what we’re putting into our bodies.
As you read this, food-focused entrepreneurs are holed up in food incubators (the culinary equivalent of the tech incubators in which your favorite apps are hatched), fine-tuning products you might not even realize are missing from your pantry. But, once you try them, you'll wonder how you ever did without them. A growing number of innovative new food businesses are tasting success by tantalizing tastebuds. Ahead, some of our favorite standouts that ought to be on your foodie radar.
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