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New CEO Appointed for Plant-Based Snack Food Company Go Raw®


New CEO Appointed for Plant-Based Snack Food Company Go Raw®

Board of Directors names Tim Prager as next Chief Executive Officer

PR Newswire

SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Freeland Foods, Inc., parent company of plant-based, sprouted, snack food brand Go Raw®, today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Tim Prager as Chief Executive Officer effective August 20, 2018.

"Tim's deep expertise in healthy consumer products, visionary leadership, strong strategic and operational skills, and demonstrated ability to drive business value and growth, make him an ideal fit for the next stage of Go Raw," said Reed Howlett, Interim Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors. "We are fortunate to have someone with Tim's strategic talent and industry experience to lead Go Raw into a new and exciting chapter of growth and success."

Tim most recently served as President of Beanitos, a Texas-based bean snack company, where he led double-digit growth annually during his tenure. Prior to his role at Beanitos, Tim led the sales and marketing teams for O.N.E Coconut Water, where he was charged with turning around and building the brand. Under his leadership, the company achieved exponential revenue growth and was successfully sold to Pepsi. Tim has also held executive roles with, Sweet Leaf Tea, and Nestle Waters North America.

"I am excited to be joining the Go Raw team at such a pivotal moment in the company's history," said Tim. "As we position the brand to leverage its heritage of plant-based, sprouted nutrition, we have an opportunity to deliver on consumers' need for delicious, 'better for you' snacking options. I look forward to delivering value to our customers and driving long-term growth."

About Go Raw:
At Go Raw, our mission is to help people eat better, feel good, and be their best selves—with the tastiest, plant-based, raw-energy superfoods on the planet.

As one of the world's largest sprouted food makers, Go Raw harnesses the power of plants to create delicious, nutrient-dense snack foods with only a few simple, whole ingredients. Go Raw products are packed with plant-powered, sprouted superseeds and minimally processed—gently dried, not baked—to give you the nutrition and energy you need to fuel your healthy, active lifestyle. All Go Raw products are organic, non-GMO, vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free, nut-free, soy-free, and kosher. Visit us at

Contact Information:
Michelle Ritchie | CMO | Go Raw
michelle(at) | 415-310-9909


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