STAMFORD, Conn., Aug. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Saffron Road, a leader in the natural frozen entrees category, announced with Inc. Magazine their inclusion on the Inc. 5000, an exclusive list of the nation's fastest-growing privately held companies. This elite group has included companies such as Microsoft, Yelp, Chobani, Cliff Bar, Zappos and Oracle. This is the second consecutive year that Saffron Road has made the Inc. 5000 and this year is ranked #3 in the state of Connecticut and #703 out of 5000 nationally with a 3-year growth rate of over 700%.
Saffron Road is now widely available in 12,000 stores such as Whole Foods Market, Safeway, Publix, Kroger, Sprouts and Meijer. According to A.C. Nielsen, Saffron Road is the fastest growing natural protein based frozen entree brand in the U.S. In addition to a robust Culinary Division, the brand recently launched a Snacks Division in support of their recent expansion into healthier plant based high-protein snacks. The emerging millennial consumers' demand for high-protein plant-based snacks as well as the enormous demand for free-from cleaner, transparent products like Saffron Road's, validates Saffron Road's positioning is on trend.