Standing for Transparency: Snow Monkey Superfood Ice Treat is Non-GMO Project Verified

Superfood Ice Treat is free from GMOs

Santa Monica, CA
—Snow Monkey is pleased to announce Non-GMO Project verification for Cacao and Goji Berry Superfood Ice Treat from their plant-based, allergen-free frozen dessert line.

With non-GMO Project verified offerings, Snow Monkey is now among the more than 2,500 brands that stand for building and maintaining a safe and healthy food supply.

“We know our flavors pop. We know our Tribe loves to indulge while being healthy. The Non-GMO project verification will make it that much easier for customers feel confident about choosing Snow Monkey for their next all-natural, anytime treat,” says Mariana Ferreira, Snow Monkey co-founder.

The Non-GMO Project is a mission-driven organization. By educating consumers, retailers and manufacturers about genetic modification, they have become a market leader in third-party food verification. The Non-GMO Project verified label is consistently sought out by both natural and conventional food sectors.

“Given the influx of new products and the range of offerings currently on the market today, skeptical consumers are seeking transparency to support decision making,” shares Katie Krell, director of impact and partnerships for Snow Monkey. “Having been through the verification process ourselves, we know just how diligent the team behind the Non-GMO Project is. We’re delighted to be among the more than 35,000 products that stand for transparency in our supply chain.”

Snow Monkey is committed to offering innovative, healthy foods that are nutritious, delicious and sustainably sourced. Snow Monkey’s new packaging with the Non-GMO Project label will be in stores by mid-March 2017. Verified flavors include: Goji Berry and Cacao.

About the Non-GMO Project

To learn about the Non-GMO Project, the verification process and to research other verified products, visit https://www.nongmoproject.org/.

About Snow Monkey

Snow Monkey is a Santa Monica-based startup. Founded by two women who met as undergraduates at Boston University, Snow Monkey has reinvented ice cream as a nutritious and indulgent treat, packed with sustainably-sourced, all-natural, plant-based ingredients, free from dairy, gluten, nuts and other major allergens. Snow Monkey is on a mission to change the way people eat by reimagining staple favorites as delicious fuel for a healthy life. For questions, samples or to connect for a conversation, contact kingdom@snow-monkey.com.  

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Snow Monkey Selected to Join the USC Marshall School of Business Startup Incubator

Tommy Trojan, Meet Snow Monkey

Santa Monica, CA—Snow Monkey, a health food startup reinventing ice cream, has been chosen to join the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business Startup Incubator


Led by Professor Paul Orlando, the USC Startup Incubator offers mentoring, small group classes, peer idea exchange and the full support of the USC community. Snow Monkey is joined by other early stage USC student and alumni businesses as part of the incubator.

Katie Krell, director of impact and partnerships, attended USC as an undergraduate student, never dreaming one day she would return with her startup. “It’s energizing to be back on campus, to walk down Trousdale, to be reengaged with this vibrant community.”

While the USC Incubator is home to a variety of companies from tech to fashion, there are several food startups like Homemade Harvey, fresh crushed fruit in a packet, Pulp Pantry, granola and snacks made with juicery pulp, Lahtt Sauce hot sauce and Desert Farms camel milk that are all facing similar challenges as nascent CPG companies.

Snow Monkey was born at Boston University while both co-founders Rachel Geicke and Mariana Ferreira were still students. After a move to Los Angeles, the co-founders are now putting down roots on the west coast. “Universities drive innovative thinking. It’s a natural fit for Snow monkey to always want to be immersed in an experiential learning culture,” shares Rachel Geicke, co-founder. “We’re excited to find a home with the Trojan community and to be able to give back.”

Snow Monkey is also participating in a Marshall School of Business growth hacking class, where students get work side-by-side with companies to tackle real-life challenges. “We are launching an ecommerce channel,” shares Mariana Ferreira, co-founder. “Shipping ice cream is a real thing, and we are excited to have students help us strategize, test and growth hack our way to success in this category.”

Snow Monkey is actively working to offer Snow Monkey on the USC campus in addition to developing a Snow Monkey campus ambassador program.  

About the USC Incubator

The USC Incubator accelerates the development of the University of Southern California’s top student and alumni entrepreneurs through experiential education, mentorship and community.

About Snow Monkey

Snow Monkey is a Santa Monica-based startup. Founded by two women who met as undergraduates at Boston University, Snow Monkey has reinvented ice cream as a nutritious and indulgent treat, packed with sustainably-sourced, all-natural, plant-based ingredients, free from dairy, gluten, nuts and other major allergens. Snow Monkey is on a mission to change the way people eat by reimagining staple favorites as delicious fuel for a healthy life. For questions, samples or to connect for a conversation, contact kingdom@snow-monkey.com.  

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Delicious + Nutritious Ice Cream Reinvented - Snow Monkey Superfood Ice Treat Debuts at Winter Fancy Food Show

Meet the Women Reinventing Ice Cream in the New Brands on the Shelf Pavilion - Booth 29

Ice Cream So Healthy, You Can Have It For Breakfast

If mother nature didn’t make it, they didn’t use it. Snow Monkey is here to revolutionize the frozen aisle. With 20 grams of protein per pint and way less sugar than your morning acai bowl, this unicorn in your freezer is ice cream reinvented. Snow Monkey Superfood Ice Treat is a healthy, indulgent snack, packed with sustainably-sourced, all-natural, plant-based ingredients free from major allergens like dairy, nuts and gluten. Full of functional superfoods and proudly vegan, paleo and non-GMO, Snow Monkey is as guilt-free as it gets.

Founded To Fuel Adventures

When co-founders Rachel Geicke and Mariana Ferreira developed the early recipe for Snow Monkey Superfood Ice Treat in their Boston University apartment kitchen, both women were balancing school, athletic endeavors and busy lives. They were looking for an option that was as healthy as it was convenient and delicious. Initially funded by a passionate community on Kickstarter, Snow Monkey is now sold throughout Southern and Northern California with plans to expand online and nationwide in 2017.

Get To Know Superfood Ice Treat

  • Available in Cacao and Goji Berry flavors in 16 oz. pints, with additional flavors and a single-serving 3.6 oz. size coming soon
  • It’s all-natural, vegan, paleo, dairy-free, gluten-free and non-GMO
  • Each pint is packed with 20g of plant-based protein
  • Each flavor has six functional superfood ingredients
  • Snow Monkey is great for:
    • Athletes as a high protein snack
    • People with food allergies
    • Heart healthy consumers; Goji Berry has no added sugar
    • Busy families wanting a nutritious treat
    • People on-the-go looking for a healthy breakfast
    • Eco-friendly consumers wanting sustainably-sourced ingredients and packaging

Try Snow Monkey & Meet The Team
Stop by the New Brands on the Shelf Pavilion - Booth 29 at the Winter Fancy Food Show and taste ice cream reinvented for yourself. Co-founders Rachel Geicke and Mariana Ferreira are available to share their story, their plant-based, clean food philosophy as well as where they see the future of food heading.

Also…

Other Events to Find Snow Monkey at:

  • More dates and locations coming soon.

  • Learn more about Snow Monkey at snow-monkey.com or visit the Snow Monkey newsroom at snowmonkey.pr.co.


    About Snow Monkey
    Snow Monkey is a Santa Monica-based startup. Founded by two women who met as undergraduates at Boston University, Snow Monkey has reinvented ice cream as a nutritious and indulgent treat, packed with sustainably-sourced, all-natural, plant-based ingredients, free from dairy, gluten, nuts and other major allergens. Snow Monkey is on a mission to change the way people eat by reimagining staple favorites as delicious fuel for a healthy life. For questions, samples or to connect for a conversation, contact kingdom@snow-monkey.com.

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    The Unicorn in Your Freezer: Snow Monkey Superfood Ice Treat Debuts at Los Angeles FitExpo

    Meet the Women Reinventing Ice Cream at Booth 1327 at L.A. FitExpo

    Ice Cream So Healthy, You Can Have It For Breakfast
    If mother nature didn’t make it, they didn’t use it. Snow Monkey is here to revolutionize the frozen aisle. With 20 grams of protein per pint and way less sugar than your morning açaí bowl, this unicorn in your freezer is ice cream reinvented. Snow Monkey Superfood Ice Treat is a healthy, indulgent snack, packed with sustainably-sourced, all-natural, plant-based ingredients free from major allergens like dairy, nuts and gluten. Full of functional superfoods and proudly vegan, paleo and non-GMO, Snow Monkey is as guilt-free as it gets. 

    Founded To Fuel Adventures
    When co-founders Rachel Geicke and Mariana Ferreira developed the initial recipe for Snow Monkey Superfood Ice Treat in their Boston University apartment kitchen, both women were balancing school, athletic endeavors and busy lives. They were looking for an option that was as healthy as it was convenient and delicious. Initially funded by a passionate community on Kickstarter, Snow Monkey is now sold throughout Southern California with plans to expand online and nationwide in 2017.

    Get To Know Superfood Ice Treat

    • Available in Cacao and Goji Berry flavors in 16 oz. pints, with additional flavors and a single-serving size coming soon
    • It’s all-natural, vegan, paleo, dairy-free, gluten-free and non-GMO
    • Each pint is packed with 20g of plant-based protein
    • Each flavor has six functional superfood ingredients
    • Snow Monkey is great for:
      • Athletes as a high protein snack
      • People with food allergies
      • Heart healthy consumers; Goji Berry has no added sugar
      • Busy families wanting a nutritious treat
      • People on-the-go looking for a healthy breakfast
      • Eco-friendly consumers wanting sustainably-sourced ingredients and packaging

    Try Snow Monkey & Meet The Team
    Stop by booth 1327 at the Los Angeles FitExpo January 7-8, 2017 and taste ice cream reinvented for yourself. Co-founders Rachel Geicke and Mariana Ferreira are available to share their story, their plant-based, clean food philosophy as well as where they see the future of food heading.

    Find Snow Monkey at Other Events

    Learn more about Snow Monkey at snow-monkey.com or visit the Snow Monkey newsroom at snowmonkey.pr.co.

    About Snow Monkey
    Snow Monkey is a Santa Monica-based startup. Founded by two women who met as undergraduates at Boston University, Snow Monkey has reinvented ice cream as a nutritious and indulgent treat, packed with sustainably-sourced, all-natural, plant-based ingredients, free from dairy, gluten, nuts and other major allergens. Snow Monkey is on a mission to change the way people eat by reimagining staple favorites as delicious fuel for a healthy life. For questions, samples or to connect for a conversation, contact kingdom@snow-monkey.com.

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    Snow Monkey Goes Back to School

    Snow Monkey Superfood Ice Treat, in 16 oz. Cacao and Goji Berry flavors, is now available in all seven Aztec Markets throughout San Diego State University. “We couldn’t be more excited,” shares Mariana Ferreira, co-founder of Snow Monkey. “We’re so proud to have SDSU as our first campus to carry Snow Monkey. It’s an important step toward our goal of making Snow Monkey available on university campuses across the U.S.”

    “Juggling school, athletics, work and having a life often means something has to give,” Rachel Geicke, co-founder points out. “We want to help students make healthier choices every day without sacrificing convenience or nutrition. Sure, we want to be on the shelves at your local Whole Foods Market and stocked in your home freezer, but we know that convenience is key. Being available in offices, gyms and at schools will make it easier for customers to benefit from Snow Monkey’s antioxidants, fiber and protein at any point in the day.

     

    Snow Monkey was born at college. Geicke and Ferreira met at Boston University, where they often experimented with their own recipes that were healthier than anything they could find at the store. “We live in an age of convenience with an explosion of new products, however, when you look closely at the nutrition content, most options come up short,” explains Geicke. “University students, in particular, are looking for options that are easy to grab and go, but they don’t want to sacrifice taste or health.”

     

    With 20 grams of protein per pint, Snow Monkey’s all-natural Superfood Ice Treat is made from only fruits, seeds and superfoods, and it is free from all major allergens like dairy, soy and gluten. Geicke knows it’s a win-win for students. “We hope athletes will enjoy it for intelligent fuel as much as for taste. For all of the students getting ready for finals, grab Snow Monkey for energy and brainfood. It’s a perfect, nutrient-rich breakfast or snack.”

     

    About Snow Monkey

    Snow Monkey is a Santa Monica-based startup. Founded by two women who met as undergraduates at Boston University, Snow Monkey has reinvented ice cream as an indulgent, creamy treat, packed with sustainably-sourced, all-natural, plant-based ingredients, free from dairy, gluten, nuts and other major allergens. Snow Monkey is on a mission to change the way people eat by reimagining staple favorites as delicious fuel for a healthy life. To learn more, visit snow-monkey.com. For questions, contact kingdom@snow-monkey.com.
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