May 15, 2018
Austin, TX – Beetnik Foods, one of the leading makers of Organic, Gluten Free and Paleo Certified ready
to eat meals, announced that Gregg Newcombe and Richard Riccardi have joined Beetnik’s Advisory
Gregg Newcombe is the former President of US Sales for H.J. Heinz and has a long history of growing
brands successfully. Richard Riccardi is the former President and co-owner of Food Source, a large food
processing company that prepared frozen meals sold in the largest grocery retailers throughout the
“We are delighted that talented and experienced industry veterans like Gregg Newcombe and Richard
Riccardi have agreed to join our Advisory Board,” said David Perkins, Beetnik’s founder and CEO. “As our
business continues to grow we are excited to be able to benefit from the experience and wisdom of two
highly respected food industry experts.”
“It’s a real pleasure to be part of such a terrific organization, focused on making high quality, on trend
organic products” said Newcombe.
“Beetnik has established itself as a premium, organic entrée processor, and I look forward to
contributing my experience leading my company from its beginning as an airline entrée processor to
preparing frozen entrées for the nation’s largest and leading grocery retailers” said Riccardi.
About Beetnik Foods
Beetnik is an Austin, Texas-based organic food company that focuses on foods that pair the timeless
tradition of high quality ingredients with the conveniences of modern life. Beetnik’s line of organic
products are available in grocery stores across America that have a focus on organic consumers.
For product news and information please visit www.beetnikfoods.com