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Nona Lim Takes Lead in High-Growth Refrigerated Soup Category



San Francisco, CA
Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

Nona Lim has sprinted to the top sales spot in the refrigerated soup category with hot product innovation according to SPINS data. Nona Lim leads a category that doubled in size over the last year alone and continues to outperform conventional channels in growth. The brand nabbed the top spot with the surging popularity of the Nona Lim Heat and Sip Cups of their popular Soups and Asian Broths.

Nona Lim, Founder, Nona Lim“It’s thrilling to lead such a high growth category and expand the occasions where soups and broths can be enjoyed” says Nona Lim Founder Nona Lim. “Our customers grab our healthy cups of vegan soups and Asian Bone Broths for car rides, business meetings and even after workouts because of convenience, real nutrition, and great taste.”

With the arrival of the Heat & Sip Cups by Nona Lim, soups and broths are moving from a planned meal into the category of an anytime impulse snack. This increase in occasions allowed Nona Lim to grow three times faster than the refrigerated soup category as a whole.

Nona Lim Heat and Sip Cups

Nona Lim’s new leadership position in the refrigerated soup category follows a $3 Million in seed round funding in June of 2017 led by Harbinger Ventures. The seed fund round drew from industry experts focused on trends popular with millennials.

The brand is known for its clean-label soups, Asian broths, fresh noodles, and Heat & Sip soup cups that make plant-rich nourishment convenient without additives or preservatives. For its many fans, Nona Lim is simply The Closest To WholeTM.




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