Califia Farms Joins with Whole Foods Market® to Help Improve Children’s Nutrition
Califia Farms sponsors Whole Kids Foundation®, which supports schools and inspires families to improve children’s wellness
Los Angeles, CA – September 16, 2015 – Califia Farms, one of the fastest-growing natural beverage companies, today announced its sponsorship of the non-profit Whole Kids Foundation®, a Whole Foods Market® initiative that supports schools and inspires families to improve children’s nutrition and wellness.
In addition to helping spread the word about improving nutrition for kids, Califia is also donating cases of its shelf-stable Almondmilk to Whole Kids Club events taking place at Whole Food Market stores nationwide.
“The Whole Kids Foundation is all about engaging young people early and to creatively inspire them to enjoy good nutrition and healthy food. This mission dovetails perfectly with our mission at Califia Farms: innovating delicious, healthful plant-powered foods for mindful nourishment,” said Greg Steltenpohl, Califia Farms’ CEO.
Whole Kids Foundation is a charitable organization that provides children with access to healthy food choices through partnerships with schools, educators and organizations.
“We’re thrilled to have the participation of brands like Califia Farms – their line of ready-to-drink, nutritious and delicious Almondmilks and Citrus juices deliver more nutrition in every sip, which really adds up for kids. They are just the kind of convenient, healthful options we want kids, parents and schools to be aware of,” said Nona Evans, Executive Director, Whole Kids Foundation.
Packed with flavor, Califia Farms plant-powered beverages are like no others on the market and use only the finest ingredients and artisanal processes to achieve guilt-free deliciousness. They are soy-free, dairy-free, gluten-free and non-GMO and have received numerous awards not only for their taste, but also for their unique packaging and styling.
Califia Farms is sponsoring Whole Kids Club activities through September and more details can be found here.
About Califia Farms (pronounced “Cal-lih-FEE-ya,” like California)
Inspired by the bounty of California, Califia Farms’ mission is to innovate delicious plant-powered foods for mindful nourishment. The company was named a 2015 “Breakout Brand” by Beverage World and tripled its revenues in the almond milk category from 2013 to 2014 and is a leader in the revolution to de-commodify the food and beverage industry by creating innovative, healthy and great-tasting premium beverages that make it easy for consumers to go ‘plant-powered’ and dairy-free, without compromise. Founded in 2010 by a farmer’s co-operative based in the San Joaquin Valley and headed by beverage visionary Greg Steltenpohl, Califia Farms is a uniquely California company. Its Bakersfield, Calif. manufacturing plant uses artisanal processes to create healthy and delicious plant-based beverages, is eco-friendly, energy efficient and repurposes more than 90 percent of its post-production byproduct. Califia Farms is the fastest-growing natural beverage company in the U.S., as well as the leading brand in the natural products coffee drinks category.
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