Fastest Growing Private Food & Beverage Companies in America

The Inc. 5000 2023 Fastest Growing Private Companies in America list is out. Here are those in the food and beverage sector.

Kristen Kazarian, Managing Editor

August 16, 2023

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Inc. 5000 List of Fastest Growing Companies in America
The popular Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies list for 2023 has come out. We reveal the tops in food and beverage.Image courtesy of george tsartsianidis / iStock / Getty Images Plus

Inc. has come out with the Inc. 5000 List of Fastest Growing Private Companies in America, covering various sectors. Companies are ranked on the percentage revenue growth between 2019 and 2022.

In the Food & Beverage sector, the following companies ranked in the list (this does not include distributors, e-commerce-based businesses, or manufacturers who do not sell nationwide) with the percentage of three-year growth, 2019- 2022.

  • Dan-O’s Seasoning, Louisville, KY (ranked 37, growth 10,077%), manufactures various seasonings

  • Olipop, Oakland, CA (ranked 42, growth 9,115%), manufactures low-sugar, high-fiber soda tonics

  • Penelope Bourbon, Roselle, NJ (ranked 84, growth 5,384%), produces four varieties of bourbon whiskey

  • Caribe Juice, Charlotesville, VA (ranked 118, growth 4,079%), manufacturers cold-pressed tropical juices

  • Partake Foods, New York, NY (ranked 151, growth 3,570%), produces allergy-friendly and vegan baked goods

  • Cure Hydration, New York, NY (ranked 225, growth 2,489%), makes electrolyte drink mixes

  • Athletic Brewery Co., Milford, CT (ranked 245, growth 2,281%), creates non-alcoholic beer and sparkling hop water

  • Taylor Chip, Mt. Joy, PA (ranked 285, 1,993%), produces cookies, cakes and other baked goods with gluten-free and vegan options

  • Just About Foods, San Diego, CA (ranked 331, growth 1,726%), offers specialty flours, fruit snacks, sweeteners, and more

  • Serenity Kids, Austin, TX (ranked 366, growth 1,577%) baby food brand with grain-free and dairy-free products

  • Kevin’s Natural Foods, Modesto, CA (ranked 371, growth 1,562%), natural foods brand. In July, Mars announced acquisition of the brand.

  • Eastern Standard Provisions, Waltham, MA (ranked 451, growth 1,272%), creates artisan pretzels, waffles, and more

  • Just Made Foods LLC, Houston, TX (ranked 489, growth 1,198%), produces cold-press juices

  • Poshi, Coral Gables, FL (ranked 552, growth 1,060%), creator of vegetable snacks that are non-GMO, vegan, and preservative-free

  • Mason Dixie Foods, Baltimore, MD (ranked 638, growth 916%) frozen baked goods and snacks provider

  • Crafted Brand Company, Encinitas, CA (ranked 649, growth 902%), maker of cocktail mixes and syrups

  • Yo Mama’s Foods, Clearwater, FL (ranked 899, growth 651%), manufactures pasta sauces, dressings, and more

  • PathWater, Fremont, CA (ranked 1,083, growth 548%), offering still, alkaline, and sparkling water in aluminum bottles

  • Clio Snacks, Piscatway, NJ (ranked 1,499, growth 383%), makes frozen Greek yogurt novelties

  • Scot & Jon’s, Auburn, ME (ranked 2,145, growth 262%), manufacturer of frozen entrees

  • LesserEvil, Danbury, CT (ranked 2,356, growth 234%), snack food manufacturer

  • Open Water, Chicago, IL (ranked 2,383, growth 231%), produces still and sparking canned water

  • Spiceology, Spokane, WA (ranked 2,469, growth 222%), offers various spices, seasonings, and blends

  • Melinda’s Craft Pepper Sauces, Irving, TX (ranked 2,625, growth 206%), creator of various types of sauces and preserves

  • Amara Organic Foods, San Francisco, CA (ranked 2,754, growth 194%), creator of organic baby food

  • Chomps, Naples, FL (ranked 2,802, growth 191%), maker of meat jerky snacks

  • Simek’s (ranked 2,937, growth 179%), manufactures frozen meals and other foods

  • SkinnyDipped, Seattle, WA (ranked 3,375, growth 149%), offers chocolate-covered sweets and nuts

  • OWS Foods, Overland Park, OK (ranked 3,427, growth 146%), dry & wet food manufacturer of flavors for sauces, rubs, and blended seasonings

  • Sweet Loren’s, New York, NY (ranked 3,468, growth 143%), maker of cookie dough

  • Yasso, Boulder, CO (ranked 3,778, growth 125%), manufactures frozen Greek yogurt novelties

  • MALK Organics, Austin, TX (ranked 3,879, growth 121%), produces premium plant-based milk

  • Yai’s Thai, Denver, CO (ranked 4,057, growth 112%), creator of Thai dressings, sauces, curries, and more

  • Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams, Columbus, OH (ranked 4,189, growth 107%), produces ice cream

  • Bravado Spice Co., Houston, TX (ranked 4,800, growth 81%), manufactures hot sauces, margarita mixes, and seasonings

  • Country Archer Provisions, San Bernardino, CA (ranked 4,808, growth 81%), maker of meat jerky treats in a variety of flavors

  • Willy’s, Swanton, OH (ranked 4,997, growth 74%), makes various fresh salsa 

See the full list of Inc. 5000 2023 Fastest Growing Private Companies in America here.

About the Author(s)

Kristen Kazarian

Managing Editor

Kristen Kazarian has been a writer and editor for more than three decades. She has worked at several consumer magazines and B2B publications in the fields of food and beverage, packaging, processing, women's interest, local news, health and nutrition, fashion and beauty, automotive, and computers.

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