Sara Newmark to lead Social Responsibility and Sustainability efforts,
as well as Industry and Regulatory affairs for the company
MANCHESTER, NH (September 29, 2017) – FoodState, creators of the supplement brands MegaFood® and INNATE Response®, is pleased to announce its recent hire of Sara Newmark as its Vice President of Social Impact. Sara will be responsible for all Social Responsibility and Sustainability efforts as well as Industry and Regulatory Affairs. She begins at FoodState effective September 29.
Sara joins FoodState from New Chapter of Brattleboro, Vermont, where she was the Senior Director of Sustainability. Prior to her twelve years at New Chapter, Sara was a fundraiser and event planner for a large non-profit that provides valuable services for underprivileged populations. Sara has established herself as a voice in the industry and has held seats on many professional boards including the Coalition for Supplement Sustainability and the American Herbal Products Association. She is also chairman of the largest statewide network of socially responsible businesses, Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility.
Leading the development of FoodState’s social responsibility and environmental sustainability efforts, Sara will ensure that the company’s day to day business practices and decision making support these principles. She will ensure that all actions by FoodState live up to the company’s high standards of ecological stewardship, from ingredient supply chain transparency and packaging to the company’s efforts to improve lives and inspire others.
“I’m eager and excited to be joining the FoodState team and think that my personal passion for building resilient communities and my interest in the environmental and agricultural industries makes this new relationship a perfect fit,” said Sara Newmark. “FoodState has high standards across the board in this industry, so I’m looking forward to being a part of that.”
"We are well-respected for our stance on transparency, authenticity and commitment to our vision of curing nutritional poverty from the soil through to personal nourishment,” says FoodState CEO Robert Craven. “With the addition of Sara to our team, we are telling the world that we are committed to advancing our social impact agenda at a rapid and more effective rate. We couldn't be more thrilled to have her onboard.”
Founded in 1973, FoodState produces and distributes the premium supplement brands MegaFood and Innate Response for the retail and professional health industries, respectively. The company, located in New Hampshire, purchases ingredients from a network of Farm Fresh Partners, sells a wide variety of dietary supplements for various health needs and continues to innovate by manufacturing more than 44 nutrients in its own facilities, using its proprietary Slo-Food Process™. The company also supports a number of community outreach missions that promote healthy lifestyles and build awareness of healthy and sustainable living. For more information, visit www.foodstate.com, www.megafood.com or www.innateresponse.com.