Richmond, CA— Nutiva has acquired Coconut Secret from its parent company Leslie’s Organics. Created in 2009 by siblings Leslie and Randy, Coconut Secret sells soy-free Asian sauces with coconut aminos and was made for consumers looking for healthy, organic, and low-glycemic foods.
“We’re thrilled to welcome Coconut Secret into our family of sustainable foods as we pursue a brighter future with innovative products that lead the plant-based and organic culinary space,” said Steven Naccarato, CEO of Nutiva. “The synergies between our companies allow us to strive to achieve Nutiva’s mission to build a better future by furthering food education, empowering farmers, and providing consumers with the best sustainable and USDA Certified Organic products the market has to offer.”
Both Nutiva and Coconut Secret source coconut ingredients from certified organic, fair trade farms in the Philippines. Nutiva leads the plant-based and organic culinary space, and the acquisition of Coconut Secret bolsters the company’s reach into new categories while still upholding the stringent beliefs and requirements it has relied on since its conception in 1999, the company announced.