Every year, Inc. magazine publishes a list of the 5,000 fastest-growing privately held companies in the U.S. This year, 127 food and beverage companies made the list (compared to 151 companies in 2018).

Last year’s top food company, Home Chef, was nowhere to be seen on the 2019 list, after the company’s 2018 acquisition by Kroger. For 2019 the highest ranking food company at #3 is Cece’s Veggie Co., with a three year growth rate of 23,880% and 2018 revenue of $24.9 million.

The list reflects the trend of plant-based, with four of the six fastest growing food companies in that space. Here’s the complete list of food and beverage companies to make the 2019 Inc. 5000. 

Inc. Rank Company Product/Service 3-Year Growth
3 Cece’s Veggie Co. Organic vegetable noodles and riced veggies 23,880%
13 nutpods Plant-based dairy-free creamer 11,623%
62 Chomps Healthier versions of meat snacks 4,469%
70 4th & Heart Grass-fed ghee butter products 4,283%
114 Sweet Loren’s Gluten-free, nut-free, and vegan cookie dough 3,026%
187 Koia Plant-based protein drink 2,101%
188 Sifted Creates lunch programs for businesses 2,099%
190 Universal Yums Subscription snack boxes 2,096%
224 Office Libations Beverage and snack service

for offices

1,844%
352 SnackNation Snack boxes for offices 1,293%
442 Uptime Energy drinks 1,031%
447 Factor 75 Organic, non-GMO meal delivery service 1,018%
485 Seaman’s Beverage and Logistics Sales, logistics, and wholesale distribution of alcoholic beverages 904%
493 FloWater Water refill stations 894%
532 Kuli Kuli Foods Moringa products 820%
604 Fieldwork Brewing Company Craft beer 736%
635 Zolli Candy Sugar-free candy 696%
640 Rebbl Herbal and superfood beverages 692%
645 Driftless Glen Distillery Gin, bourbon, vodka, and other spirits 685%
650 Maggie Louise Confections Handcrafted candies and chocolate 682%
651 Willy’s Fresh Mexican cantina-style salsa 679%
701 CanSource Digital can printing 622%
781 DSD Merchandisers Snacks and bulk food items 553%
838 Kodiak Cakes Whole-grain, protein-infused cake, waffle, and pancake mixes 506%
876 B&B Beverage Management Creates safe alcohol events 486%
907 Kartago America Mediterranean food products 469%
930 Natural Force Nutritional supplements, protein bars, whey, and bone broth 458%
980 Votto Vines Importing Wine importer 432%
1017 MOD Pizza Pizza chain 415%
1048 High Road Craft Ice Cream Ice cream 399%
1113 Grain & Barrel Spirits Alcoholic beverages 376%
1212 Creamistry Made-to-order liquid nitrogen ice cream 338%
1249 Seawater Seafood Company Wholesale seafood brokering 331%
1313 Waiakea Hawaiian volcanic water 314%
1354 Connoils Bulk oils, oil powders, soft gels, and specialty ingredients 305%
1370 DJB Hospitality Holding Co/Sedona Taphouse Restaurants Craft beer 301%
1439 Sleeping Giant Brewing Company Contract beer brewery 287%
1455 Living Wellness Partners Craft teas 284%
1475 Spiceology Spices 280%
1476 Chewse Office dining experiences 280%
1490 Famous Toastery Franchise restaurant 277%
1536 Wana Brands Cannabis-infused products 269%
1587 Terra Exports Shipper of fruits and vegetables 259%
1632 Tattersall Companies Alcoholic beverages 253%
1633 The GFB: Gluten Free Bar GMO-free, gluten-free, vegan, and kosher snacks and other food items 252%
1637 Big Hammer Wines Wine producer 252%
1685 Punch Bowl Social Operator of bars/restaurants 242%
1748 Spice Jungle Spices and other cooking ingredients 232%
1777 Vitality Bowls Enterprise Manages a franchise of healthy food alternative cafes. 229%
1829 Perfect Snacks Nutrition bars 223%
1870 Tiesta Tea Company Tea 216%
1871 Beneficial Blends dba Kelapo Coconut oil 216%
1879 Black Button Distilling Alcoholic beverages 215%
1928 VEA Foods Gluten-free foods 208%
1956 Bubbies Homemade Ice Cream and Desserts Mochi ice cream and all-natural frozen desserts 205%
1961 Otter’s Chicken Sports themed restaurants 205%
2025 Boba Tea Direct Specialty, imported teas and tea drinks 198%
2070 Huss Brewing Craft brewing 195%
2079 Chicken Salad Chick Restaurants 194%
2101 BeatBox Beverages Alcoholic punch beverages 191%
2105 Hawkers Asian Street Fare Asian street food-inspired dishes 191%
2138 Stone Tower Winery Vineyard and winery 188%
2162 Flix Brewhouse Movie theatre with a fully functioning microbrewery 186%
2177 Remarkable Liquids Craft beer 185%
2256 La Colombe Coffee Roaster Coffee products 178%
2291 Cubby’s Restaurant and catering 176%
2294 Rising Sun Farms Specialty foods 175%
2304 Teriyaki Madness Fast-casual restaurant franchise 175%
2326 USConnect Wireless integrated food service network 173%
2329 Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams Buttercream ice cream 173%
2333 Los Angeles Distributing Company Snacks and beverages 172%
2440 Tasteful Selections Potato products 163%
2453 Coffeebar Cafes 162%
2467 SAJJ Mediterranean Mediterranean style/Middle Eastern restaurants 161%
2473 Afters Ice Cream Ice cream and dessert restaurants 160%
2666 Pyure Brands Stevia and other alternative sweeteners 145%
2675 Downeast Cider House Hard cider 145%
2681 Takeout Central Food delivery 144%
2821 LUX Catering & Events Catering services 133%
2867 Royal Vending Vending and office coffee services 131%
2901 Sustainable Restaurant Group Restaurants 129%
2919 Four Foods Group Restaurant development 128%
2930 Downtown Catering Company Catering 128%
2959 Jack Browns Joint Beer and burger restaurant 126%
2984 Culinary Eye Catering and Events Catering 125%
2993 Chemlock Nutrition Trace minerals for the feed market 125%
3015 The Indigo Road Hospitality Group Restaurants and lounges 123%
3040 Grassburger Fast-casual restaurants 122%
3142 Nekter Juice Bar Juice bars 117%
3285 Arctic Supplies Distributor to ice cream shops and bakeries 110%
3449 Five Lakes Coffee Coffee roasting services 102%
3614 Amber Green In-flight catering 97%
3636 Lady M Confections Co. Cakes and pastries 96%
3639 Tropical Smoothie Cafe Fast-casual restaurants 96%
3642 Saxbys Cafes 96%
3675 Coolhaus Ice Cream Premium ice cream products 94%
3725 Greenville Avenue Pizza Company Pizza restaurant 92%
3742 Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants Casual restaurants 91%
3839 Kung Fu Tea Tea 87%
3844 Firehook Artisan breads, crackers, and cookies 87%
3899 Cheba Hut Toasted Subs Sub shop chain 85%
3900 Fireking Baking Company Artisan breads 85%
3924 Edward Marc Brands Chocolates 84%
3980 City Winery Winery 82%
3997 Tender Belly Pork and bacon products 81%
4035 Brothers International Desserts Ice cream and vegan desserts 80%
4101 Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers Restaurant franchise 78%
4156 Natalie’s Orchid Island Juice Company Cold-pressed juices 76%
4203 Curry Up Now Indian street food restaurants 74%
4223 Jonathan’s Grille Sports bar and grille 73%
4282 Milo’s Tea Company Tea and lemonade 72%
4400 JusbyJulie.com Smoothies and other healthy snacks 68%
4402 NexDine Dining management service 68%
4413 Illegal Pete’s Quick-service mission-style burrito restaurants 68%
4476 Corporate Essentials Office refreshment programs 66%
4515 Equator Coffees Coffee farm and roaster 65%
4540 Double Good Gourmet popcorn 65%
4599 Fresh Concepts Managed produce program 63%
4649 Dana’s Bakery Gluten-free, kosher baked goods 62%
4684 Just Ryt Foods Wholesale gourmet foods 61%
4704 Smoothie King Franchise (smoothies, sports beverages, energy bars, and vitamin supplements) 60%
4715 Duval’s Fresh. Local. Seafood. Seafood restaurant 60%
4720 Well Crafted Wine & Beverage Wine importer and distributor 60%
4742 Studio Movie Grill In-theater dining services 59%
4884 Reliant Foodservice Foodservice supplier 56%
4928 Blount Fine Foods Fresh and frozen soups, sauces, sides, and entrees 54%
4963 Monogram Foods Foodservice supplier 53%