Incredible journeys that shape the present & future of food & beverage industry

Written by Hema Reddy / February 9th, 2017



Doing research for this interview, I quickly realized that this is no ordinary baby food. It utilizes start of the art technology. And adults love it too!

Cassandra Curtis is a nutrition fanatic foodie with an extensive background in the health and wellness spheres.

Her deep understanding of business operations, nutrition and food, combined with the experience of being a mother to two little ones, led her to pursue her ultimate passion: to create a one-of-a-kind HPP baby food line that would become the gold standard in childhood nutrition.

In this episode, we talk all things nutrition, health, caffeine and more:

  • Experiences at the Optimum Health Institute
  • Moving from a kitchen startup to a co-packer
  • How Matt would react if he was diagnosed with cancer
  • Did drinking copious amounts of soda as a child ruin my adult health?
  • How nutrition affects mood and psychology
  • Two things you can subtract from your diet for a healthier, better life.
  • What is epigenetics?
  • Packaging tips — Phthalate and BPA free
  • The Magic HPP – High Pressure Processing (photos below)
  • The dangers of “shelf stable” food
  • Matt’s 3-day coffee rule
  • Sourcing produce from the West Coast
  • Michael Pollan’s Rules of Food
  • Packaging tips

As promised: HPP Machine – High Pressure Processing: