About the business:
Revolution Foods provides healthy, fresh, affordable meals to school districts in over 20 cities across the United States. Founded by CEO Kristin Richmond and her U.C. Berkeley classmate Kirsten Tobey, the company now boasts 770 employees and is growing at a rapid clip. Richmond and company are driven by a mission to combat childhood obesity by providing a robust nutritional education program to schools. As the only company of its kind, Revolution Foods serves large school systems and underserved schools as well as grocery stores. The company is headquartered in inner city Oakland and hires primarily from underserved areas via partnerships with local job development partners across the country.
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