Millennials starting foodie and wellness businesses, nothing new there you might be thinking.
But two brands I had the pleasure to meet the founders of are going from strength to strength in this competitive space of wellbeing. And when I say competitive, I mean predicted sales in the health and wellness sector to the tune of US$1 trillion by 2017, according to market intelligence provider Euromonitor’s blog.
We went to meet Alexandra Dudley, CEO of healthy snack business Punch Foods and Marie and Natalie, Co-Founders of seasonal wellness box edit Aevi Wellness. We met them at health, wellbeing and lifestyle club Grace Belgravia as they hosted their panel event on the relationship between mind, body and skin and the impact of living a balanced life. I grabbed a few moments with each of them for our podcast .
Alright, let’s meet Natalie, Marie and Alexandra!
Aevi’s wellbeing story
The two Scandinavian friends from Aevi (meaning ‘life’ in an old Norse language) are all about curating the most simple and sumptuous seasonal products in their wellness boxes. Aevi was born out of the need to address the allergies and eczema both Marie and Natalie suffered from, drawing inspiration from Ayurveda rather than from passing fads and trends. We found out how it all happened this way:
The Punch Foods Story
Alexandra runs healthy snack food and food consultancy business, Punch Foods. Most notable for their award-winning tasty seed range, the coeliac tells us how she was inspired by raw and simple food, how she winds down by cooking and winds herself up with M&Ms and not least her plans for a sustainable supper club near you. It’s this way…
Thanks to our partner, Grace Belgravia. Grace is London’s exclusive health, wellbeing and lifestyle club for women built on the philosophy that to enjoy life to the full, we need to invest in our greatest asset, our health.