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The Story Behind the Crunch. Typical unhealthy American guy Decided to go on predominantly raw diet Lost 40 pounds, dropped cholesterol to a healthy level, and recovered lost energy Loved new lifestyle, but missed familiar crunch of snack foods - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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The Story Behind the Crunch...Typical unhealthy American guyDecided to go on predominantly raw dietLost 40 pounds, dropped cholesterol to a healthy level, and recovered lost energyLoved new lifestyle, but missed familiar crunch of snack foodsBegan experimenting with raw chips made from fresh vegetables, seeds, nuts, & spicesDehydrated chips below 115 degrees so as not to break commitment to raw dietWith encouragement from family and friends, began selling chips at local farmers marketsFrom farmers markets to local health food stores and nationwide chains!Brads Raw Foods is born!

Brads Raw Leafy KaleBrads Raw ChipsBrads Raw Onion Rings Brads Raw Sprouted SeedsBrads Raw 4 PawsWHY WERE DIFFERENTWe are certified vegan, gluten free, kosher, non GMO, and organicOur dehydrating process is above the standard currently being used in the industryWe are the only kale chip to receive national coverage. Hoda Kotb, from The Today Show, said: They have changed my lifeI have more energyeverything is working better.We source local ingredients from local farms and support our communityBrads Raw Foods produces:

Brads Raw Crunchy KaleBrads Raw Crunchy Kale starts out with the most nutritionally dense leafy green vegetable availablefresh, leafy kale! We then batter it up with flavorful, natural ingredients including raw cashews, sunflower seeds, & spices to give the kale that extra punch of flavor.The product is then dehydrated below 115 degrees (retaining active enzymes) to transform it into a light, crunchy and delectable snack food that rivals any popular unhealthy snack.Five fun flavors: Naked, Nasty Hot, Pina Kale-ada, Nacho, Vampire Killer, & Smokey ChipotleAvailable in 2.5, 1.0, and 0.5 oz. containers

Brads Raw Chips & CrackersBrads Raw Chips:Come in 3.0 oz. bagsAre available in 9 great flavors: Kale, Hot Kale, Sweet Potato, Red Bell Pepper, & CheddarBrads Raw Crackers:Come in 3.0 oz. bagsAvailable in Sun Dried Tomato

Brads Raw Chips & Crackers start out with a base of healthy vegetables and seeds, such as carrots, kale, red bell pepper, buckwheat groats & flax. Then, all of the ingredients are ground together, laid flat and cut. The shape and texture of the chips & crackers make them perfect for dipping!The product is then dehydrated below 115 degrees (retaining active enzymes) to transform it into a light, crunchy and delectable snack food that rivals any popular, unhealthy snack.

Brads Raw Onion RingsBrads Raw Onion Rings start out with fresh, chopped onion, rich in vitamins, fiber & antioxidants. The chopped onions are then covered in a tasty batter made from natural ingredients such as seeds, vegetables and spices that give the onions that extra punch of flavor. The product is then dehydrated below 115 degrees (retaining active enzymes) to transform it into a light, crunchy and delectable snack food that rivals any popular, unhealthy snack.Available in 2.0 oz. containersComes in two fun flavors: O-Riginal & Bourbon St. BBQ

Brads Raw Sprouted SeedsBrads Raw Sprouted Seeds start out with nutrient rich pumpkin seeds, which are soaked and germinated (sprouted) in triple filtered water. This process activates the enzymes in the seed, transforming them into powerhouses of nutrition! The sprouted process also makes the seeds easier to digest, more bioavailable and filled with nutrients and complex proteins. We then drain them and gently season them with herbs and spices, making them into satisfyingly tasty (and healthy!) snacks. Available in 4 oz and 8 oz containersComes in 3 flavors: Sour Supreme, Smokey Chipotle, & Brooklyn Pizza

Brads Raw 4 Paws

Organic, Vegan, Non-GMO, Gluten FreePeople QualityFresh Whole Vegetables, Fruits, & SeedsGently Dehydrated below 115 degrees to preserve essential nutrients and enzymesThe first dog treats of its kind!

Brads Raw 4 Paws are:Brads Raw 4 Paws comes in 6 Flavors! Apple-tizerYappy YamPooch-Pourri (Mixed Flavors)Pizza PizzazzUp-BeetGarden Gourmet

Brads Raw Foods is committed to high quality products and has the following certifications:

Brads Raw Foods is carried in many accounts, including:+ over 2000 independent/conventional natural stores!

Brads Raw Foods is represented all across the country by national distributors and brokers

UNFI/AlbertsUnified GroceryGreen SpoonsChoice MarketingPresence MarketingHorizon DistributionKEHE/TOLNatures BestMantranas ProduceHaddon House

Print and Media Features

They have changed my life!-Hoda Kotb, -Today Show with Hoda and Kathie Lee

and more!

Brads Raw Foods believes that putting our product in the hands and mouths of our customers through demonstrations focused on education, enthusiasm and a genuine love for raw food, is the absolute best way to gain life long customers and national brand recognition.

Currently, Brad's Raw Foods conducts an average of 250 demos per month across the country and that number continues to increase.*How demos have increased in 2012

Brads Raw Foods has been recognized with the following honors and awards: Best of Show Award 2012 at NPA SOHO: Best Booth DesignNatural Products Expo East 2011: Most Innovative New ProductBest Second Act Comeback 2011 AwardFinalist for Smart CEO Magazines Circle of ExcellenceFeatured on The Today Show, Forbes Magazine, Food & Wine, O: The Oprah Magazine, & Self Magazine, just to name a few

We aspire to make the raw category more accessible to others by bringing items that will be able to sell in a lower price range, without lessening the quality of products.Brads Raw Foods has been investigating and planning this past year so that come soon, we hope to be using biodynamic ingredients for our products.Brads Raw Foods aspires to be a one stop shop to supply customers with all of his or her raw needs !Looking Ahead