i won! organics Celebrates First Year of Dominance in High Protein, Organic, Plant-based Functional Snack Foods Category, Reaching More Than 1,250 Stores Throughout the U.S.
Company increases national footprint through new retail distribution deals
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 3, 2017 (Newswire.com) - i won! organics today announced significant distribution deals with Wegmans, H-E-B, Pete's Fresh Market, Angelo Caputo's Fresh Market, and Valli Produce, creating national dominance and growth in the high protein, organic, plant-based, functional snack foods category, and reaching customers in more than 1,250 stores across the nation. In May 2016, i won! organics became the first company to launch an organic, plant-based, high protein snack with its line of protein chips, available in five flavors: Cinnamon French Toast, Sriracha, Sea Salt, BBQ and Ranch. The company followed up with the launch of its organic, high protein crackers in March of this year.
"Functional foods and guilt-free snacks are in higher demand than ever,” said Mark Samuel, Founder and CEO of i won! organics. “Today, we’re not only celebrating a great year of growth, we’re proud to show our leadership position in our category in record time. We’re doing business with the major grocer and retail outlets we always hoped we could be in, because we truly believe consumers need healthier snack options that taste good and make them feel better about the food choices they’re making. We won’t stop until we’re available in every trusted, national retailer possible.”
"Functional foods and guilt-free snacks are in higher demand than ever. Today, we're not only celebrating a great year of growth, we're proud to show our leadership position in our category in record time. We're doing business with the major grocer and retail outlets we always hoped we could be in, because we truly believe consumers need healthier snack options that taste good and make them feel better about the food choices they're making. We won't stop until we're available in every trusted, national retailer possible."
Mark Samuel, Founder and CEO
Now sold in hundreds of independent specialty grocers throughout the country, including Mollie Stones and Bristol Farms, two of the biggest specialty grocers on the West Coast, as well as more than 550 Vitamin Shoppe and 275 Harmons/Bed Bath & Beyond locations, i won! organics expects to double its national footprint by this time next year.
“i won! organics is the first functional foods brand doing what we’re doing,” said Aaron Younessi, Sales Director at i won! organics. “Anyone can create sugar-laced snacks that taste good and get them in stores. That’s easy! We’re focused on changing the snack category by proving that the high protein, organic, plant-based, functional snack foods are what consumers want and need. As we’ve proven with this last year of tremendous growth, we’re up for the challenge.”
In addition to feeling good about making a healthy snacking choice, consumers can also feel great about the fact that i won! organics donates a percentage of profits back to youth organizations and local communities.
About i won! organics:
i won! organics is filling the void in the snack food marketplace, where great-tasting, plant-based, organic and non-GMO, high protein snacks simply don’t exist. As more people start paying closer attention to the food they are eating and where it comes from, i won! is already way ahead of them. We use sustainable, non-GMO ingredients because we want consumers to know that our natural foods haven’t been altered in any way. We choose only organic ingredients because they're cleaner, they're healthier and they make us feel good. Health-conscious consumers, as well as fitness enthusiasts and parents, want high protein products that taste good for themselves and for their families. We’re here to deliver. i won! organics holds its ingredients to the highest standards, and developed i won! protein chips as the first product in a future line of great snacks. For more information, visit: http://iwonorganics.com/
Source: i won! organics