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Spera Foods

Hannah Johnsen And Megan Wierenga 710 Views

What if I told you while I was studying abroad in Europe I discovered a health food product that has not yet hit the stores in America. This super food known as the Tiger Nut has a wide variety of health benefits. Having a product that everyone can eat and a list of ingredients that are simple and understandable is what makes this product exciting to me. What makes our product unique from other competitors is the fact that they are nut free, gluten free, soy free and vegan. Most granola and cereal on the market now contain nuts, gluten, soy and/or dairy.


Spera Foods aims to provide the next superfood, the Tiger Nut to America, which we hope will empower Americans to eat healthier. There is a need for a convenient nutritious-dense, enjoyable, food with a great flavor profile and that meets dietary restrictions. Spera Foods Tiger Nut products are nut free, gluten free, vegan, low in sugar and nutrient rich, allowing us to meet everyone’s needs. We plan on selling at health food stores, gyms, farmers markets, and grocery stores.

What I Will Do With $5,000

We will use the $5,000 to purchase remaining food licenses, labels and certifications such as: nut free, gluten free, vegan, organic and non-GMO, to make sure our product is represented well. We will also put the money towards our website, renting kitchen space at the Downtown Market Incubator Kitchen, partnering with a co-packager, extending our product line, and purchasing enough inventory to fulfill our projected orders.

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About Hannah Johnsen And Megan Wierenga

Hannah and Megan are both Hope College grads passionate for healthy eating and living. One of our dreams with Spera Foods is to create a healthier America one product at a time. Both of our families are allergic to a variety of different foods, which has taught us first hand how difficult it can be shopping and eating with dietary limitations. Our vision for Spera Foods is to create products that anyone can eat, that taste yummy, have positive health benefits and are quick to grab.

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