This article was originally published on Forbes
According to a report by Grand View Research the global healthy snack market had a valuation of $21.1 billion at the end of 2016 with projected 5.1% compound annual growth between 2017 and 2025. This significant market size and growth potential reflect the increasing consumer demand for healthy food – a trend that is bound to gain further momentum as more consumers come to terms with the importance of nourishing meals to overall well-being.
From creating sugar-free flavored drinks to providing healthy lunch to school kids, these women-led companies are leading the way in meeting the rising demand for healthy food and drinks; they raise the hopes for a healthier future not only for our country but the world.
Daily Harvest: The importance of fruits and vegetables is apparent to many, but busy lifestyles make this difficult to incorporate on a regular basis. Rachel Drori experienced this first hand as a busy sales executive. In the absence of suitable alternatives, she started freezing her fruits to make frozen smoothies to take on the go. Her simple effort to solve a personal problem led her to launch a selection of smoothies nationally in 2016. The frozen food company makes nutritious plant-based food easily available to people nationwide.
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