Betsy’s Best Gourmet Nut and Seed Butters Hit the Shelves at All Sprouts Farmers Market in Florida

Betsy’s Best Gourmet Nut and Seed Butters Hit the Shelves at All Sprouts Farmers Market in Florida

Naples, FL (November 13, 2018) — Betsy’s Best, maker of delicious  and wholesome gourmet nut and seed butters, announced today their most recent partnership with Sprouts Farmers Market, the Phoenix-based Betsy Opyt And Her Natural Nut Butters At Spouts Floridaspecialty grocery chain.  Betsy’s Best gourmet spreads, including Cinnamon Almond Butter, Cinnamon Peanut Butter, Cinnamon Seed Butter and Cardamom Cashew Butter, are now available at Sprouts in all six Florida stores.  Sprouts has plans to further expand in the Sunshine State, and Betsy’s Best will be available in early 2019 at new locations in Jacksonville, Miramar, Clearwater, Deerfield Beach, Jupiter and Naples.

Betsy Opyt is the President, CEO and driving force behind Betsy’s Best. As a Registered Dietitian and former Miss Indiana, Betsy has been touring the country sharing her passion for healthy, great-tasting spreads that make eating well a lot easier. Crafted with all-natural ingredients and superfoods such as chia seeds, organic honey and cardamom, Betsy’s Best Nut and Seed Butters have become a national hit because of their unique taste and texture with a crave-ability factor that customers say is “love at first taste.”

“Chemicals and artificial food ingredients junk up otherwise healthy and delicious foods like peanut butter”, says Betsy. “All of my gourmet nut butters and seed butters are preservative free, low in sugar, and non-GMO Project Verified. To help you enjoy them even more I have created over 200 healthy recipes that feature my gourmet seed and nut butters. They are loved by kids and adults alike.”

“Sprouts’ passion is helping their customers on their healthy living journeys by inspiring and empowering clean eating and living a better life,” says Betsy. “We feel the same way at Betsy’s Best, and we excited to have a retail partner whose values are so close to our own.”    

Sprouts Farmers Market ranked number 20 on STORES Magazine’s 2018 Hot 100 Retailers. This annual list ranks the nation’s fastest-growing retail companies by year-over-year domestic sales growth. Sprouts previously ranked number 30 in 2017 and 23 in 2016.

About Sprouts Farmers Market

Spouts Farmers Market is a Hot 100 RetailerSprouts Farmers Market, Inc. specializes in fresh, natural and organic products at prices that appeal to everyday grocery shoppers.  Based on the belief that healthy food should be affordable, Sprouts’ welcoming environment and knowledgeable team members continue to drive its growth.  Sprouts offers a complete shopping experience that includes an array of fresh produce in the heart of the store, a deli with prepared entrees and sides dishes, The Butcher Shop and The Fish Market at Sprouts, an expansive vitamins and supplements department and more.  Headquartered in Phoenix, AZ, Sprouts employs more than 28,000 team members and operates more than 300 stores in 19 states from coast to coast.

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From Kitchen Roots to National Gourmet Nut Butter Brand, Betsy’s Best Expands Into Nearly 2,100 Stores in 35 States

Created by Registered Dietitian and former Miss Indiana Betsy Opyt, Betsy’s Best® Gourmet Nut and Seed Butters are a new driving force in the specialty nut butter category, proving that unique, delicious flavors, superfood ingredients and grown-up tastes are what’s hot in today’s market.

Naples, FL (January 24, 2017) — Betsy’s Best®, maker of nutritious and delicious, Non-GMO, Gourmet Nut and Seed Butters, including Peanut Butter, Almond Butter, Cashew Butter, and Sunflower Seed Butter, has had an amazing year. Founded by Registered Dietitian and certified diabetes educator Betsy Opyt, the company has expanded from 58 stores at the beginning of 2016 to nearly 2,100 stores in 35 states today. 

From humble roots, when Betsy first created her unique, flavorful recipes in her home kitchen and began selling jars of Betsy’s Best at a local farmers market in Naples, FL, consumers now can find Betsy’s Best Gourmet Nut and Seed Butters in supermarkets and natural foods stores throughout the Southeast, Midwest and Western United States, including Kroger, Whole Foods Market (Florida), Bristol Farms, Ingles Markets, Harris Teeter and other leading grocers as the brand continues its national expansion.

“The phenomenal growth the brand has experienced can be chalked up to a growing demand for healthier and tastier nut butters made with unique, whole food ingredients, along with consumers who are increasingly drawn to more sophisticated flavors,” says Betsy Opyt, President and CEO.

Above and Beyond Nuts

Frustrated herself by the lack of healthy, good-tasting nut butters that her daughter could enjoy, Betsy started creating her own peanut butter in her kitchen with a blender, a mission and a host of wholesome gourmet ingredients. The result was four delicious recipes packed with good-for-you superfoods and free from partially hydrogenated soybean oil, high fructose corn syrup and palm oil. All Betsy’s Best Gourmet Nut and Seed Butters are Non-GMO Project Verified.

Betsy’s Best blends its Gourmet Peanut Butter, Seed Butter, and Almond Butter with chia seeds, a nutritious superfood, organic honey, cinnamon, and Himalayan pink salt, among other natural ingredients. Its hard-to-resist Gourmet Cashew Butter, also blended with chia seeds, features cardamom, giving it an unsurpassed savory flavor.

“We have found that using grown-up flavors appeals to kids and adults alike,” says company founder Betsy Opyt. “Our customer feedback shows that we aren’t compromising taste for health and that’s one of the reasons why I think we are gaining so much momentum.”

Betsy’s Best Gourmet Almond Butter was recognized in October 2016 as the first recipient of the ChefsBest Quality in Craft Award in a blind taste test by an expert panel of Certified Master Tasters.

Betsy’s Best Gourmet Nut and Seed Butters are available online at www.BetsysBest.com and  in leading retailers including Kroger, Whole Foods Market (Florida), Bristol Farms, Ingles Markets, Vons, Ralph’s, Lowe’s, City Market, King Sooper, Fred Meyer, Mariano’s, Harris Teeter and other leading natural, organic and specialty food stores; and through distributors including UNFI, KeHE, Haddon House, Gourmet Merchants and others. For wholesale inquiries contact info@BetsysBest.com, tel 888.685.8292. 

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Let’s Go Kroger-ing with Betsy’s Best

Let’s Go Kroger-ing with Betsy’s Best

Growing up in a small Indiana town, I remember shopping at the local Kroger. My sister and I tagged along behind our mom as she did her weekly shopping, stopping to talk to all the neighbors and friends along the way. It was more than a grocery store; it was a social outing. I wonder what my 8-year-old self would think if I told her a product that she developed in her kitchen would one day grace those very same Kroger shelves? I’m sure she wouldn’t believe it, but it’s true! I am proud to announce that Kroger and Kroger affiliated stores coast to coast are the newest grocery chain to sell Betsy’s Best. Now my neighbors and friends can purchase a product developed by the little girl in pigtails who trailed her mom at their hometown Kroger.

Landing the Kroger account has literally put us on the map, making Betsy’s Best a national company overnight. In early spring, I walked into the Kroger corporate office in Cincinnati with my four gourmet nut and seed butters. At that point, Betsy’s Best was available in around 600 stores nationwide, but Kroger alone has over 1,700 stores and affiliates throughout the country. It was an important meeting, but it didn’t take long for me to realize it was love at first bite for the buyer. As he licked the spoon after trying each flavor, I recognized the smile on his face; I found another Betsy’s Best fan.

Not long after that meeting, we found out Kroger wanted to carry two of the Betsy’s Best products—the Gourmet Almond Butter and Cashew Butter. But it wasn’t until early October that Kroger told us they were going to put these Betsy’s Best products in 1,305 of their stores. The news was so astounding I literally cried tears of joy.

Except for my daughter, I have never been more proud of something I created. Although we’ve been working at this for over three years, the Betsy’s Best adventure is just beginning. We are thrilled you’re along for the ride. If you haven’t tried Betsy’s Best yet, hopefully you’ll be able to buy it at a grocery store near you soon!

Betsy’s Best can now be found in Albertsons, Baker’s, Bristol Farms, Caputo’s, City Markets, Dillons, Food 4 Less, Fred Meyer, Fry’s, Gerbes, Harris Teeter, Ingles, Jay C, King Soopers, Kroger, Lowes Markets, Mariano’s, Marsh, Owen’s, Pay Less, Plum Market, Ralphs, Ruler Foods, Smith’s, Standard Market, Vons, and Whole Foods Florida. Go to www.betsysbest.com to find Betsy’s Best in a location near you. We are proud of all of our chains and smaller independent retailers!

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