3rd Annual Naturally Bay Area Pitch Slam

Thursday, Feb 11

2:00 – 4:00 pm, PT




ON FEBRUARY 11, 2021

Whether it’s to showcase your talents or to keep your finger on the pulse of the latest trends in the natural products industry, Naturally Bay Area’s 3rd Annual Pitch Slam Competition and Celebration is the place to rub elbows and connect with the Bay Area’s best and brightest. Your ticket will give you admission to both Pitch Slam and the Innovation & Discovery Expo, a 2-day online event held in conjunction with Pitch Slam to connect brands, buyers, and service providers. Grab your tickets today!



  • DATE:  February 11, 2021
  • TIME: Innovation & Discovery Expo 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m., Pitch Slam from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • LOCATION: Virtual — Broadcast From The Bay Area, California


Snag your ticket now and lock up your 2021 membership at a discount while you’re at it! We have an entire year of amazing events & programming in store.


Finalists will compete for prize packages valued at over $30K including:

  • $5K cash, courtesy of Aspect Consumer Partners
  • Suite of professional services
  • 10’x10′ booth at 2021 Expo East, courtesy of New Hope Network 

Opportunity to pitch at the 2021 Expo East Pitch Slam, courtesy of New Hope Network


We’re grateful to our esteemed judges. More details on each of them here!

Master of Ceremonies

The voice behind the Food Biz Whiz® podcast, Bay Area-based natural products consultant Alli Ball, joins the 3rd Annual Naturally Bay Area Pitch Slam as our master of ceremonies. Learn more about Alli Ball here.

Keynote Speakers

We’ll be joined by two incredible women, each notable for making a big impact on the food industry through their work. Learn more about keynote speakers Kate Williams, CEO of 1% for the Planet and Robyn O’Brien, Co-Founder of rePlant Capital, here!

2021 Pitch Slam Finalists

Aura Bora‘s herbal sparkling waters are an artisanal take on your favorite seltzer made from herbs, fruits, and flowers. They offer unique varieties, whimsical branding, and natural ingredients.

Grace’s Goodness Organics is a line of organic, plant-based sipping broths with wellness herbs in convenient, portable packaging. Just add hot water and be nourished! Their mission is to provide daily nutrition for better overall wellness, believing everyone everywhere deserves to be well-nourished every day. The product launched 4 years ago as Beyond Broth and will start shipping as Grace’s Goodness Organics at the end of January.

KEMA (formerly known as SunRhize Foods) is a tempeh innovation company with a mission to advance the alternative protein movement and transform the tempeh category by offering satisfying, innovative tempeh-based foods that redefine what it means to eat well.

Troop is changing what it means to socialize, starting with the ultimate social connector — the cocktail. Troop was started to give people better ways to socialize and a better drink to do it with. Troop, believes in quality over quantity, full-flavored over watered-down.

Ugly Pickle Co. helps heal our food system by rescuing cosmetically-irregular produce and farm surplus to make snappy, fresh pickles and tasty condiments. Through their killer lineup of bold fridge essentials, they make it easy for consumers to take a personal step toward tackling climate change.

Wild For helps active families live life with vitality through a unique line of Superfood Chips made with the ancient Ethiopian grain, teff, a high-protein ancient grain that powers Ethiopia’s elite marathon runners.

Wildwonder is a female and minority founded beverage company, inspired by the healing tonics of the founder’s heritage. Wildwonder is on a mission to create everyday wonders and for those under-voiced in our communities: 5% of profits from every bottle goes to empowering women and marginalized communities.