CORE Foods was born in Oakland in 2010 on a mission to nourish the Earth. We started with our CORE Meals, solving breakfast on the go. Now we serve more than 10,000 healthy meals every week from coast to coast. But breakfast is just the beginning. This year we opened the world’s first produce only restaurant. 100% of our ingredients are organic and certified gluten-free. From zucchini noodle pasta, to collard wraps, to coconut bowls we are refreshing lunch on the go. At every stage of our business, impact is our bottom line. We preferentially hire from workforce development and source from low-income farmers to serve our Oakland community. We are proud to be part of the B Corporation movement, creating a generation of businesses that measure how much we can do for others.
This loan is special because:
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CORE Kitchen is the world’s first produce only restaurant! 100% of our ingredients are organic and certified gluten-free. We preferentially hire from workforce development and source from low-income farmers to serve our Oakland community.
We operate fast casual lunch M-F from 10am-3pm as well as catering.
What is the purpose of this loan?
We will purchase equipment to start bottling our popular Sparklers during off hours to more efficiently use our commercial kitchen space and to increase our point of distribution into local retail stores.
Years in operation: 6 months – 1 year