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Fig Food Company, LLC

Fig Food Co. focuses on improving the health of people and planet by promoting the consumption of sustainably-grown, plant-based food.


Founded: 2009
Employees: 2
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Based in NYC, Fig Food Co. (“FFC”) is a fast-growing, mission-based company that manufactures, sells and distributes packaged soups, beans and vegetables. FFC reached revenues of $1 million in its first full year of production. Through its focus on organic, plant-based food, FFC improves both the health and wellness of individuals, and the environment in which we live. Fig Food is available at Whole Foods and other natural retailers nationwide.



Joel R. Henry

has more than 23 years in the food industry, most recently running Diageo NA’s luxury division. Prior to that, Joel helped lead the Campbell's turnaround in senior operating and strategic roles. Before Campbell, Joel spent 10 years at Kraft and Warner-Lambert in brand management and strategy positions. Joel earned his AB from Cornell University and his MBA from Duke's Fuqua School. He is a mountaineer and an avid outdoorsman, and lives in NYC.

Joe Miller

CEO of Cosagen Bioscience and Fig Food adviser, sits on a number of small business boards and has spent more than 25 years working in food processing, including leadership roles at Kerry Bio-Science and TetraPak. He created new aseptic platforms for Kerry, developed a new process for organic extraction of dietary fibers, and launched an organic anti-spoilage ingredient.

Kenneth A. Henry

General Counsel, has practiced law for more than 30 years across a broad range of clients, primarily within his own firm. He is a regular speaker and contributor to conferences, reports and reference books, and was an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois-Chicago.

Jessica Maria Tuccelli

Fig Food Creative and Culinary Guide, is an accomplished cook, artist and published novelist (Glow: A Novel, Viking 2012). Raised in the hospitality industry, she advises on product development, as well as FFC PR, advertising and strategic issues. Jessica earned her SB at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, sat on the board of The International HUG Foundation, and enjoys squash, boxing and travel.

Joel Henry


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