The natural products industry is filled with humble beginnings. Cascadian Farms started on a few acres of land in Washington’s Upper Skagit Valley. Amy’s Kitchen was originally headquartered in the founders’ barn. Honest Tea began as a school project for then-graduate student Seth Goldman.
The best new ideas still come from small start-ups. Somewhere, someone is making wasabi pickles, or agave-sweetened cream soda.
Of course, not all of the products