Our Story


OUR MISSION: Supporting healthier eating anywhere you go, anytime you need.

A BIT OF HISTORY

Nature Knows is on a mission to provide healthier and sustainable fresh food accessible for everyone.  Andrea Watson, now President joined as co-founder to help disrupt the market and help make a difference with both our health and the environment in mind. With so many commonly found plastic packaged snacks and healthier alternatives they found were high in sugars, carbs or fats and many with long, hard to understand ingredient lines. Nature Knows had created the innovative solutions clients and consumers were demanding! Providing Ready-to-Eat, Fresh Fruits & Veggies packed only in their uniquely designed, breathable eco-friendly formats.  All natural, with no preservatives, nut free, & gluten free.

Finally, a healthy plant-based fresh snack to enjoy for all ages, anytime you need, anywhere you go! Nature Knows understands how busy our lives our today. Offering an array of convenient individual portion sizes to NEW Farm To Table Resealable family size bags.  Their NEW compostable “noisy” corn based pouches go right in the green bin/or backyard composter. Helping to reduce plastics and food waste, Nature Knows ready to eat, fresh produce stays fresh naturally up to 50% longer than plastic formats commonly used.

Perfect for on the go healthy snacking and simple meal prep to support both Retail and Foodservice needs. Nature Knows is helping achieve sustainability goals and improve your eco footprint.  Providing custom or private label options, being locally packed and designed in Ontario, you can be ready to launch in ONLY 4 weeks!

Nature Knows proudly provides fresh and delicious snacks, always good for us & our planet.
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OUR ADVANTAGES

The company name; Nature Knows, begins to tell the story and supports the notion that goodness comes from the earth and that fresh, unprocessed food is what our bodies need and want to maintain optimal health.
Nature Knows what is best for us.

Our years of testing the best methods of selecting fruits and vegetables, along with our unique process of washing and sterilizing, in addition to our compostable packaging, has resulted in delicious produce that stays fresh up to 3 weeks!

Our produce shelf-life is more than double the industry standard for ready-to-eat fruits and vegetables. It is important to that we help you reduce food waste and provide portable, fresh, and healthy produce.

Currently, we offer a variety of Ready-to-Eat Fruits and Vegetables in an array of biodegradable, green bin friendly packaging formats. We can also customize and co-brand the packaging to suit your specific needs.
If you can dream it, chances are we can do it!

MEET OUR QUEEN BEE

Andrea Watson is our Founder and President has over 25 years of sales and marketing experience, Andrea has specialized in a variety of roles from Independent Women’s Wear, Private Label Designs to Foodservice and Hospitality. These include National and Regional Chains both QSR and Family Casual, Airlines, C-Store, Hospitality, Leisure, Wholesale, Ingredient Industrial clients to Independents, Catering, Bartending and Special Events.

Andrea has enjoyed a variety of roles within top CPG companies such as Kraft and General Mills. From Regional Sales and Coffee Specialist, Distributor Manager, Customer Marketing, Key Account Manager, Marketing Brand Manager, National Training Manager, to National Account Managerectors of the industry from Retail to Convenience to Foodservice.

Andrea has been a proud member of CAFP, Canadian Association of Foodservice Professionals for 17 years, including past positions as Toronto Branch President, VP Student Development, National Conference committee and continues as their Top Management Night Gala Fundraiser Director. She was recognized by her peers receiving the FEY Award-Food Executive of the Year in 2012

She is also committed to giving back and growing her knowledge, as a member of and supporting key industry charities and networks. These include Friends of We Care & Easter Seals, United Way, Providence Healthcare Foundation, Ronald McDonald House, Salvation Army, St Joseph’s Health Care Foundation, OPMA (ON Produce Manufacturing Association), OSNS (ON Student Nutrition Services), and Half Your Plate.