These are the 93 CPG (Consumer Packaged Goods) Startups to watch according to CB insights. These companies offer "new takes on healthy beverages, snack foods, plant-based cheese, and more".
From flavoured water, to insect protein, and plant based cheese and milk, these companies have raised roughly $1.8B and are conquering the big companies grocery shelf spaces.
"Big CPG players have stepped up their M&A and investment activity in recent years. Anheuser-Busch InBev has been a top acquirer, purchasing 15 private companies since 2011. Water distributor DS Services of America acquired nearly 10 smaller water brands over the same period. In the first seven months of 2016, we’ve seen Campbell Soup launch a $125M venture capital fund, Kellog’slaunch a $100M venture capital fund, Mondelez bid $23B (in a rejected deal) to take over Hershey’s, and Danone’s acquired WhiteWave Foods for $12.5B. "
Check out the complete, 93 Food and Beverage Startups Conquering US grocery shelves, list at CB Insights Blog.