Amy's Kitchen is a family-owned, privately held company that manufactures organic and non-GMO convenience and frozen foods. Founded in 1987 by CEO Andy Berliner and Rachel Berliner, and incorporated since 1988, Amy's Kitchen took its name from their then-newborn daughter, Amy. All of Amy's 250+ products are vegetarian and made with organic ingredients. The company makes over 130 gluten-free products. Amy's has safeguards to ensure that these items contain less than 20 ppm of gluten, which is considered gluten-free per the FDA definition. However, the products are made in a facility that contains wheat.
|Founders||Andy and Rachel Berliner|
|President: Xavier Unkovic, CEO: Andy Berliner|
Number of employees
The company employs over 1,900 people and operates processing plants in Santa Rosa, California, White City, Oregon, and Pocatello, Idaho. A new processing plant is being built in Goshen, New York. The corporate headquarters is in Petaluma, California.
Both of the company's co-founders, Andy and Rachel Berliner, had prior experience in the organic food business. Rachel's family had grown and advocated organic vegetables and fruits since the 1950s. Andy was formerly the president and majority shareholder of the Magic Mountain Herb Tea company.
In May 2017, Amy's hired a new global president, former Mars Inc. executive Xavier Unkovic.
Because Amy's is a private entity, its annual earnings are not public knowledge. They reported gross sales of over $300 million on CNBC's "How I made my Millions" in 2012.
As of August 2017, the company's revenue is reportedly over half a billion dollars per year in the U.S. the U.K., and France, and is expanding financially in Asia and Australia.
The company's first product was made in 1988: Amy's Vegetable Pot Pie. As of 2017, Amy's makes more than 250 organic products in 27 categories, including burritos, bowls, pizza, wraps, soup, chili, and candy. All of Amy's products are vegetarian. Amy's products do not contain meat, eggs, seafood, peanuts, GMOs or hydrogenated fats and oils.
Amy's is widely available in the United States and Canada, and increasingly available in other countries such as Great Britain, Germany, and Australia. Distribution is growing in Latin America, Southeast Asia and China.
Amy's Drive ThruEdit
The first Amy's Drive Thru restaurant opened in Rohnert Park, California, on July 20, 2015. This is a vegetarian fast food restaurant concept, featuring veggie burgers, shakes, French fries, pizzas, macaroni and cheese and salads. Vegan and gluten free menu options are available. A second restaurant was planned for Corte Madera in 2018, with additional locations planned.
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