Alex Hasulak and Maddy D’Amato, DU alumni who graduated in 2008, have been named two of Forbes’ 30 Under 30 for their pioneering breakfast company Love Grown Foods. Offering wheat and corn-free breakfast cereals, granola, oats and more, Hasulak and D’Amato thought of the idea for the company while seniors at DU. The company’s philosophy is that everyone should have access to healthy food, and the two spend a significant amount of time on the road educating students about the importance of eating well.
In addition to making the 30 Under 30 list, Love Grown Foods has won an Editor’s Pick award from Gourmet Retailer for Best New Cereal for Power O’s, D’Amato won Progressive Grocer’s Top Women in Grocery Award and the company was a finalist for Best Breakthrough Brand Award by Delicious Living Magazine.
Since starting in 2008, Love Grown Foods has grown to a sizable company, available in over 10,000 stores in the US and Canada. Thier products can be found in grocery stores such as King Soopers, Kroger, Whole Foods, Natural Grocers and more.