Hampton Creek is a food company headquartered in Northern California that uses technology based upon understanding plants from every corner of the planet to enable consumers, food manufactures, and the largest retailers around the world to offer better, healthier products at a more affordable cost. Hampton Creek has a mission to bring healthier and more affordable food to everyone, everywhere and is backed by Li Ka-shing, the wealthiest man in Asia, Khosla Ventures, Peter Thiel's Founders Fund, Eagle Cliff Partners and the Collaborative Fund, among others. The company was founded in September 2011 by CEO Joshua Tetrick.
Hampton Creek was chosen by Bill Gates as one of three companies shaping the future of food and was selected by Popular Science for the 2013 "Best of What's New" Grand Award. Their first product is a mayonnaise called Just Mayo which is currently on shelves in Safeway, Whole Foods, and select Costco stores across the United States. CEO/Founder Josh Tetrick has also revealed that they have partnerships with Kroger and Amazon Fresh in the pipeline as well. They work with three manufacturers across America: in Tennessee, Washington, and Southern California. Hampton Creek is also working with numerous corporations on removing eggs from existing products already on the market.
The company has a team with various backgrounds including science, culinary, and engineering.
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