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Organic Food Unicorns

4 Well-Known Unicorn Companies in the Organic Food Industry

Startups are hard and becoming a unicorn startup is even harder, but here is a list of 4 organic food companies that have achieved the unicorn status.

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Countless Organic Food startups are being launched every day, and many fail because they did not learn from the success of other companies who've managed to rise above and join the unicorn club.

We just published this list of 4 well-known Organic Food companies that impressed investors enough to achieve a $1 billion valuation.

4 Unicorn Companies in the Organic Food Industry

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Eat Just

Eat Just

EAT JUST is inspiring a global shift in perception towards veganism and plant- based foods.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.10

    B (

    November 2017

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    San Francisco

  • Started in:

    2011

  • Founders:

    Josh Balk, Josh Tetrick

  • Industries:

    Food and Beverage, Food Processing, Nutrition, Organic Food

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    $440,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    13

  • Number of investors:

    34

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Impossible Foods

Impossible Foods

Impossible Foods is a food technology company that makes delicious, nutritious plant-based alternatives of meat, dairy and fish.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $4.00

    B (

    May 2019

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Redwood City

  • Started in:

    2011

  • Founders:

    Monte Casino, Patrick Brown

  • Industries:

    Cooking, Food and Beverage, Food Processing, Nutrition, Organic Food

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $1,587,500,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    14

  • Number of investors:

    52

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Misfits Market

Misfits Market

Misfits Market delivers a customized subscription box service for organically sourced products.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.10

    B (

    April 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Pennsauken

  • Started in:

    2018

  • Founders:

    Abhi Ramesh

  • Industries:

    E-Commerce, Food and Beverage, Grocery, Organic Food, Subscription Service

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    $301,500,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    3

  • Number of investors:

    8

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Sweetgreen

Sweetgreen

Sweetgreen is a chain of restaurants that offer locally sourced produce and freshly prepared, healthy salads.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.60

    B (

    November 2018

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Washington

  • Started in:

    2007

  • Founders:

    Jonathan Neman, Nathaniel Ru, Nicolas Jammet

  • Industries:

    Food and Beverage, Organic Food

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $478,595,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    13

  • Number of investors:

    20

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