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August is Colorado Proud Month

Celebrate Colorado Proud Month by choosing locally-grown, locally-raised or locally-made food and agricultural products wherever you shop or dine. Check out for a directory of Colorado farmers, ranchers, retailers, chefs, restaurants, and food and beverage manufacturers providing food, products, and services direct to consumers.

Applications Open: Boulder County Food & Beverage Pollution-Reduced Packaging Pilot

Boulder County invites you to participate in the Boulder County Food & Beverage Pollution-Reduced Packaging Pilot. This U.S. Environmental Protection Agency-funded program will provide financial and technical support to two to three food and beverage manufacturers. Financial and technical support will assist the development and creation of packaging that is reusable, recyclable, compostable, and/or reduces toxic pollutants, use of water, energy, or other raw materials.

Applications are due on or before 4:00 PM Mountain Time on August 13, 2021. Applications must be submitted electronically to, in Microsoft Word or PDF format.


Louisville-based Quinn Foods Raises $10M

Organic food company Quinn Foods has raised $10 million in equity funding. Michele Meyer, operating partner at NewRoad Capital Partners and former president of General Mills’ snacks division Small Planet Foods, will be joining Quinn Foods’ board of directors as a result of the capital raise. Quinn Snacks makes pretzels and popcorn sourced “farm-to-bag” using natural, organic, and non-GMO ingredients.


The Good Crisp Co. Launches Immune-Boosting Cheese Balls

Boulder-based The Good Crisp Co., a maker of better-for-you chips in the classic canister shape, has launched a new line of cheese balls. Made with non-GMO, gluten-free, and natural ingredients, the cheese balls are available in cheddar and aged white cheddar varieties. They are formulated with Wellmune, an immune-boosting ingredient that has been shown to help strengthen the immune system and enhance its key functions, according to the company.


Future Fit Foods Launches SUPPAS

Longmont, CO woman- and minority-owned startup Future Fit Foods LLC, has launched a new line of pocket-sized mini meals. Each SUPPA contains over ten superfoods, is fully cooked using organic and/or non-GMO ingredients, and can be enjoyed in just three minutes using hot water. Preserved using an Incan inspired technique for maximum nutrient and texture retention, SUPPAS' light and compact design — using pouches made from industrial compostable materials — allow them to be enjoyed at home and on-the-go. Available D2C at


Peak State Attains Organic Certification for Line of Coffee with Benefits

Boulder-based Peak State crafts specialty coffee using its patentable process for infusing coffee beans with adaptogens and functional mushrooms during the roasting process. The brand offers a light roast Ethiopian origin featuring Lion's Mane, a medium roast Guatemala featuring an immune support blend, and a dark roast Sumatra featuring adaptogenic Reishi. Organic Coffee with Benefits can be purchased at by bag or subscription, on, or at local Colorado farmer's markets.


Prenexus Health Closes on Series B Financing

Prenexus Health, a manufacturer of organic prebiotic ingredients for the supplement, food, and beverage industry, recently announced a $15 million first close on its Series B financing, coupled with additional funding to total $23 million in expansion financing. Proceeds from the funding will be used to significantly expand production capacity at the company's Gilbert, Arizona manufacturing plant. The facility uses a process to produce certified-organic XOS (xylo-oligosaccharide) from US-grown organic sugar cane. The resulting ingredient, branded as PreneXOS™, is a prebiotic for feeding beneficial probiotic bacteria in the gut microbiome in as little as one gram per day.



Company Updates • Product Launches • Packaging News • Investment Activity + More!


SEPTEMBER 9, 2021 | 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM MDT
Naturally Boulder invites you to our annual membership celebration! Enjoy light bites, samples, and beverages as you mingle with fellow community members and help us shape 2022. This is your chance to influence new programming, help improve events, voice concerns or complaints, or share anything you’d like the Naturally Boulder staff and Board of Directors to consider as we plan how to best serve this community in 2022.

Cost: $10
This event is intended for members only to provide their feedback and help shape the future of Naturally Boulder.
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OCTOBER 21, 2021 | 1:00 PM - 8:30 PM MDT
Our biggest event of the year is back! If you’re anything like us, we know you and your teams have missed industry events and the opportunities they bring to be inspired. The 17th Annual Pitch Slam & Autumn Awards is a celebration of the cutting-edge work happening within the Colorado natural and organic industry. We spotlight innovation in product packaging, design, social activism, and more. We believe in the power of community, and that together, we're changing our industry for good. 

The Pitch Slam & Autumn Awards is produced for our community and we can't wait to see you all on October 21!


August 6, 2021 7:00 AM MDT
Office Hours: Growing a New Product Niche

September 1, 2021 1:00 PM MDT
Quick Bites: Sampling’s Back! Now What?
Community Events

Compass Coffee Talk | The Secret Sauce Behind a Successful Brand with Mike Schall, FocalPoint Partners

August 18, 2021 at 9:30 AM MDT

Mike serves on a number of national boards and organizations and is an active Advisory Board member of Compass Natural Marketing. In addition, Mike has held various C-level positions in food companies for more than 30 years, including Fresh Food Concepts, Monterey Gourmet Foods, Guiltless Gourmet, Townsend’s, David Michael Flavors, Wise Foods, and The B. Manischewitz Company.


Farm to Fork Dinner Benefiting Community Food Share

August 21, 2021

Dine under the stars at Whimsy Farm on Saturday, August 21 for Community Food Share's annual farm to fork dinner! Tickets are on sale now. Chefs throughout our community will join efforts to prepare a fresh, locally-sourced meal. Each chef will be provided with key ingredients — gleaned from local farms — to bring awareness to hunger in our community and Community Food Share’s sustainability efforts.


Join Metro Caring at Cornucopia this September

September 14 at the Denver Botanic Gardens

Cornucopia is Metro Caring’s signature fundraising event. While Cornucopia couldn't be hosted in 2020, the event is back to recognize the tremendous resiliency of its community of 75,000 individuals and families and rebuild back better. Metro Caring would not be able to be so successful and valued in the community without the tremendous work of individuals and organizations who come together to support this effort. Let’s raise a glass to ending hunger at its root.

Community Announcements

Nude Foods Market Now Offers 30 Minute Pick Up!

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  3. Your order is ready in 30 minutes for pickup anytime before 6:00 PM.

Brand Guide and The Greater Goods Partner to Help Better for You CPG Food Startups Build a Go-to-Market Launch Strategy

The newly launched Go To Market Program is a two-phased approach to launching a startup food business into the market. Phase one is brand positioning, creative development, and buyer validation. Phase two is the go-to-market strategy and launch plan. Submissions to join the Go To Market Program are currently being accepted.



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