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101 Best Colorado Food Processing Companies and Startups

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This article showcases our top picks for the best Colorado based Food Processing companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Food Processing industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Colorado Food Processing Startups

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Meati

Meati

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Meati Foods is a consumer goods company that provides fungi-based meat alternatives to everyone.

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Opopop

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Opopop is a food company that manufactures and processes popcorn products.

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Purely Elizabeth

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A Boulder, CO-based natural foods company.

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Green Chef

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Green Chef delivers sustainably-sourced ingredients and chef-crafted recipes.

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NextFoods

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NextFoods is a company offering foods and juices that are good for digestion.

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Pilgrims Pride

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Produces healthy and high-quality food products.

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Hope Foods

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Hope Foods specializes in producing organic food products intended to provide organic hummus and dips.

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Good Day Chocolate

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Good Day Chocolate is a vitamins and supplements brand that makes chocolate with benefits for young working adults.

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Sustainable Beverage Technologies

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Sustainable Beverage Technologies focuses on unlocking unprecedented efficiencies in brewing, distribution, and draft beer.

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Roth Industries

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Roth Industries is a prepared foods company that specializes in prepared food products for the residential and commercial markets.

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Armis Biopharma

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Armis Biopharma is a biopharmaceutical company with a growing pipeline of non-systemic.

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Love Grown Foods

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Love Grown Foods is a natural food company that manufactures a line of all natural breakfast foods.

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Reharvest Provisions

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Reharvest Provisions is a maker of single-serve smoothies with different flavours.

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Blue Moose of Boulder

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Blue Moose of Boulder is a food company that develops and manufactures innovative and fast-growing hummus, dips, and spreads products.

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The Food Corridor

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SaaS software for shared use kitchens.

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Nature to Culture

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Nature to Culture creates original food products from sustainable agricultural sources that are full of nutrition and taste.

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Little Secrets

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Little Secrets, LLC produces dark and milk chocolate candies.

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Cosecha del Sur Coffee Co.

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Cosecha del Sur Coffee Co. specializes in coffee import and roaster that connects people and cultures.

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Farmhand Organics

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Farmhand Organics is a producer of crafted pickled, fermented, and preserved food products to offer healthy food to the people.

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Dynamic Food Ingredients

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DFI is a biotechnology company that operates in electrochemistry research and development, intended to produce Erythritol and Xylitol.

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915 Labs

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Microwave assisted thermal sterilization, or MATS, natural food processing and packaging systems.

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Yai’s Thai

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Yai’s Thai Food & Bevrage Company.

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Nepra Foods

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Nepra Foods is a food and ingredient company producing allergen-free flours intended to give food manufacturers access to nutritious food.

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Infinite Harvest

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Infinite Harvest developed a hydroponic vegetable farm as a sustainable source of affordable natural food for people.

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Wana Brands

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Wana Brands is an infused products company that offers delicious and consistent cannabis infused products.

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The Honest Stand

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The Honest Stand is provides plant-based convenient comfort foods.

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Manna Tree

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Manna Tree invests in the future of human health, powered by food.

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Stem Ciders

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Stem Ciders is a craft cidery that produces ciders made with fresh-pressed full juice from whole, ripe fruits.

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Züm XR

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Züm XR is the world’s only time release natural energy drink

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Molson Coors

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Molson Coors is a beer company and distributor that brews the world’s favorite beer brands.

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Konbit

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Konbit is a Climate Action public benefit corporation catalyzing food and energy sovereignty through setup of dual-purpose micro-farms.

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JJ’s Sweets

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JJ’s Sweets is a candy company dedicated to offering blissful, innovative, and mindfully crafted treats.

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Spring44 Distilling

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Spring44 Distilling produces Spring44 Vodka, Honey Vodka, Gin, Old Tom Gin, and Single Barrel Bourbon.

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JBS USA

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JBS USA LLC is a large multinational company which processes beef, pork and lamb.

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Jot

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Jot Ultra Coffee brings you the purest, most concentrated coffee available, delivered right to your house.

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Colorado Hemp Works

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Colorado Hemp Works offers natural food companies hand-crafted industrial hemp seed processing.

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Penford Corporation

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Penford Corporation is an Animal Feed company.

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St. Vrain Cidery

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St. Vrain Cidery is a hard-cider taphouse that offers a variety of different flavors and styles of cider.

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Zaza

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Zaza make amazing Paleo and Vegan Desserts: Ganache, Brownies, Cheezecakes

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Elevation Charcuterie and Artisan Meats

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Elevation Meats produces charcuterie made with a respect to properly sourced ingredients, local influences, and traditional techniques.

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Earthwise Global Inc.

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Earthwise offers environmentally friendly, chemical free, fully automated, nanobubble systems that make food and water safer and less costly

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Noosa Yoghurt

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Noosa is an Aussie style yoghurt, uniquely sweet/tart tang and thick, velvety texture that’s so incredibly good

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Farm Box Foods

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Farm Box Foods manufactures agricultural machinery and provides farming solutions to food production communities.

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Where Food Comes From, Inc

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Where Food Comes From, Inc is the ​number one provider of certification and verification services to the food industry.

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King Soopers

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King Soopers is a supermarket brand of Kroger in the Rocky Mountains of the United States.

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Custom Made Meals

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Custom Made Meals is a manufacturer of fresh, oven-ready, value-added entrees and appetizers.

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Western Sugar Cooperative

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Western Sugar Cooperative is a sugar products company.

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Thanasi Foods

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Thanasi Foods is a snacks manufacturer.

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Local Hive Honey

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Local Hive Honey one of the brands of honey in the United States.

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Enstrom Candies

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Enstrom Candies is a toffee and chocolate company.

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Halona Foundation

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Halona Foundation have a very strong exit strategy for the small investment that is needed.

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Rush Bowls

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Rush Bowls is an all-in-one nutrition source that provides its users with a healthy, balanced meal-in-a-bowl.

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Gulftech

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Gulftech is a diversified holding company with a core competence in developing and operating global.

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CanSource

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CanSource is a food and beverages company that produces craft beverages and empowers the beverages industry.

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Whole Fresh Foods

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Whole Fresh Foods is a maker and distributor of food products.

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Horizon Organic Holding

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Horizon Organic Holding produces, processes, and markets certified organic fluid milk and refrigerated dairy products to its consumers.

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Matrix Marketing Group

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A global consulting and professional service firm, that offers change management, digital transformation, and sales acceleration.

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PHM Brands

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PHM Brands is a collection of companies and brands within North America that deliver products and services to a variety of industries.

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Honey Smoked Fish Company

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Honey Smoked Fish Company produces hot and cold smoked salmon for applications in the retail grocery, foodservice, and hospitality sectors.

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FreshPack Produce

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Freshpack Produce is a distributor and value added re-packager of conventional and organic fresh fruits and vegetables.

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Ready Foods

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Ready Foods offers label packing and food services to healthcare, educational institutions and catering sectors.

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Planterra Foods

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Planterra Foods is a food services firm that provides foods for different types industries.

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Gold Kist farms

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Gold Kist farms produce variety of chicken products

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Sage V Foods

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Sage V Foods is a manufacturing company that produces grains, rice flours, IQF and crisp rice along with private labels on bags and pouches.

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Boulder Organic Foods

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Boulder Organic Foods makes gluten-free soup from organic ingredients.

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Claremont Foods

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Claremont Foods is a family-owned food manufacturing company, provides food manufacturing and packaging services.

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Strava Craft Coffee

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Sträva Craft Coffee is dedicated to providing customers with the best coffees.

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Rapid Fired Pizza

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Rapid Fired Pizza offer delicious craft and custom pizzas in 180 seconds and fresh craft and custom salads.

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All American Pet Proteins

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All American Pet Proteins is a manufacturer of fresh and frozen proteins.

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Caliper Foods

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Caliper Foods is a consumer packaged goods company that provides hemp-derived soluble cannabinoids.

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Grassburger

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Grassburger offers grass-fed beef burgers.

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AmuseMints

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AmuseMints is a manufacturer to the souvenir, specialty retail and gifting industries.

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Italco Food Products

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Italco Food Products is a family-owned and operated specialty food distributor located in Denver.

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Red Bird Farms

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Red Bird Farms providing fresh and natural chicken to the people.

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All American Seasonings

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All American Seasonings is a manufacturer of seasonings and food ingredients that provide wholesome products and accurate blends.

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Brewing Science Institute

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Brewing Science Institute is a supplier of brewing yeast and brewing bacteria.

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LoCo Food Distribution

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LoCo Food Distribution is a distributor of local food products and groceries to retail outlets as well as warehousing and logistics.

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Heritage Health Products

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Heritage Health is expertise in developing health and wellness products.

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Olomomo Nut Company

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Olomomo Nut Company is a food production company that produces and sells a variety of nut products and snacks.

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High Desert Farms

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High Desert Farms, got its start in 2013 when it was selected as 1 of 4 winners of the Telluride Foundation’s Telluride Venture Accelerator.

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CODI Manufacturing

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CODI Manufacturing provides beverage packaging solutions, counter pressure filling, canning line and ready to drink beverages.

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P.S. Snacks

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P.S. Snacks is a unique ingredient approach to modernize nostalgic treats.

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Altamira Specialty Foods Service

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Altamira Specialty Foods Service is a distributor of food products.

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Famous Brands

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Famous Brands International is the parent company of two internationally known snack food brands.

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Medically Correct

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Medically Correct is the producer of cannabis-infused edibles and extracts.

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Crafthouse Cocktails

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Crafthouse Cocktails are all-natural cocktails that arrive in three eco-friendly sizes and are made with rich spices and genuine spirits.

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Continental Sausage

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Continental Sausage is a provider of organic gourmet sausages.

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American Sheep Industry Association

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ASI is the national organization representing the interests of 81,000 sheep producers located throughout the United States.

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Einstein and Noah Corp.https://www.einsteinbros.com/

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Einstein and Noah Corp.is a food & beverage firm that deals in providing guests with bagel sandwiches & other foods.

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Volio Imports

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Volio Vino is a Denver-based importer of fine wines. It supporting family-run estates from the various regions of the wine world.

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PaleOMG

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Real Food. Real Life. Real Simple.

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Grass Run Farms

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Grass Run Farms is a agriculture food and beverage company located in Greeley.

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Olde Man Granola

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Olde Man Granola is a manufacturer of handmade and natural granola.

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Sweet Cow

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Sweet Cow produces and distributes handmade organic ice cream that is made using locally-sourced ingredients like milk, cream, and sugar.

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Identity Pet Nutrition

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Identity Pet Nutrition develops and markets an assortment of alternative, small-batch, clean-label pet foods.

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ECOPONEX

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Ecoponex develops it’s own renewable energy efficient farms.

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Roaring Planet

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Roaring Planet is a coffee maker and wholesaler of organic gourmet quality coffee without the presence of plastic waste.

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Bumbleroot

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Bumbleroot offers a collection of healthy hydration drinks featuring the African fruit, baobab.

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Boulder Sausage

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Boulder Sausage is a manufacturer of sausage and bacon products.

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Morning Fresh Farms

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Morning Fresh Farms has always been committed to offering customers a product where freshness and quality are never compromised.

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Tbd Foods

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Tbd Foods is a catering company offers personal chef, catering, wedding, event planning and management company.

Written by Mark Smith

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