What Happened To Uprising Food In Shark Tank?

The Uprising Food is a keto, paleo, gluten-free parabiotic/probiotic bread for all healthy people. No preservatives have been used to make this bread, as well as 2 net carbs and 160 calories, are found in every slice.

It would not be wrong to call it a good Keto-friendly bread. This Uprising Bread does not use gluten, the same gluten is used in most bread. This bread is made keeping in mind the people having a healthy diet.

This bread was made by two couples William Schumacher and Kristen Schumacher and this bread was also sold in the farmer’s market. There was a very good response from the people about this bread and all their bread got sold out.

They spent about 8 months trying to get a good combination of ingredients, temperature, and bread pan shape. During this period, They became involved in making their first gluten-free and low-carbohydrate bread.

The founder appeared in Shark Tank Season 13 Episode 1 about their business Uprising food and asked Shark for $500k for a 3% equity at a $16.6 Million Valuation. This is a huge valuation for this company. Due to this, this company did not get funding for Shark Tank.

Uprising Food Shark Tank Update
Credit: Uprising Food

What Is Uprising Food?

Uprising food is a gluten-free and low-carbohydrate bread and no artificial ingredients have been used to make this bread.

Different types of ingredients are used to make this Cubes bread, it includes Almonds, Psyllium Husk, Flax Seeds, Egg Whites, Apple Cider Vinegar, Salt, Water, and Baking Powder.

Or the special thing about bread is that it can be stored for 3-7 days. 1-4 weeks can stay in the fridge without any effect. At the most, this bread can be kept safe in the freezer for 6 months. It helps with appetite control, optimized digestion, and healthy blood sugar levels.

These foods are currently being shipped to the United States as well as Alaska, Hawaii, and Canada. Its taste is like real bread but no harmful ingredients are used in it.

This Uprising can only be found on its website and Meijer grocery stores as of now. However, now they are planning to expand.

Along with gluten-free bread, this company has also launched the 5-in-1 Superfood Chips product. These chips come in two different flavors Sea Salt Chips, and Savory Rye Chips.

Sea Salt Chips Ingredients: Almonds, Psyllium Husk, Flax Seeds, Egg Whites, Apple Cider Vinegar, Salt, Water, Baking Powder, MCT Oil, and Olive Oil

Savory Rye Chips Ingredients: Almonds, Psyllium Husk, Flax Seeds, Egg Whites, Apple Cider Vinegar, Salt, Water, Baking Powder, Garlic, Onion, Caraway, Horseradish, MCT Oil, and Olive Oil

Company NameUprising Food
FounderWilliam Schumacher and Kristen Schumacher
Founded2019
Productketo, paleo, gluten-free prebiotic/probiotic bread
Asked For$500,000 for 3% equity
Final DealNo Deals
SharkNo Shark
Episode (Shark Tank USA)Season 13 Episode 1
Air DateOct 8, 2021
Business StatusIn Business
Net Worth$11 Million *estimated
WebsiteVisit Website
HeadquartersCincinnati, Ohio, US
Go To AmazonBuy Now

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Who Is The Founder Of Uprising Food?

The Co-Founder and CEO of Uprising Food Company are William Schumacher and the company’s Co-Founder & Chief Brand Officer is Kristen Schumacher. Both of these couples started this food and beverage services business in 2019 from Cincinnati, Ohio.

At the time of inception, they found it very difficult to develop this product. Slowly using different recipes, they made this product.

William Schumacher is a marketing expert, he studied Bachelor of Science in Business, Marketing from Wright State University.

During his studies, he worked as a marketing intern at MeadWestvaco for 1 year. After that, he worked as a commercial banker in Keybank for 4 years.

After this, he worked in the Procter & Gamble Company for 3 years as Brand Management – North America Olay.

Kristen Schumacher also comes from a Marketing Field After studying Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Psychology from The Ohio State University, she did a sales and marketing job in Nehemiah Manufacturing Company for 1 year.

After this, she worked for many years in Trunk Club, Beacon of Hope Business Alliance.

Uprising Food Before Shark Tank

Uprising Food Company was started in 2019. Prior to this, William & Kristen was working on creating Tasty, Healthy Bread that is Gluten Free and Low in Carbohydrates.

They gave their 8 months in this and made the right combination of ingredients, temperature, and bread pan shape, after which this product was made.

When They went to sell this bread in Farmer’s Markets, they did not know what product they were working on and people liked it very much.

The bread they made was shaped like Cubes and each slice contained 2 net carbs and 160 calories, which would make it the best keto-healthy bread. No preservatives are used in this bread.

Both these couples did marketing very well to grow their Uprising food company as both of them come from marketing fields. They understand the business and also have a lot of knowledge about how to grow a business.

To take this bread to all the bread lovers, they partnered with Blue Oven Bakery, whose founder is Mark and Sara Frommeyer.

On June 5, 2021, the company raised $1.3 million from Trousdale Ventures in a Series A round and has a total of 6 investors (Daina Trout, Nick Brien, Josh Resnick, Hayden Slater & Rosie O’Neill).

How Was The Shark Tank Pitch Of Uprising Food?

Co-founders William Schumacher and Kristen Schumacher entered Shark Tank over the Uprising food and asked the sharks for $500k for a 3% equity at a $16.6 Million Valuation. The sharks were astonished to hear the high valuation of this company.

This company was started in 2019 and they did sales of $85,000. their sales reached $1 million in 2020. By the end of 2021, they will have sales of $2.1 million and so far they have lost $1 million.

In total, they have done $5 million in sales till 2021 but so far they have not been able to become profitable.

Barbara said that if she invests in it, she will not be able to sleep. Lori likes bread but doesn’t like the company’s valuation, then she is out. Kevin, Emma, and Mark also did not invest in this company.

Finalize: Uprising Food did not get a deal on Shark Tank.

What Happened To Uprising Food After Shark Tank?

Uprising Food got a deal in Shark Tank but Most Sharks did not agree to invest in this company because its valuation is too high. This company was started in 2019 and was added to Shark Tank in 2021, meanwhile, they have made a company of $16.6 million valuation.

However, this company has also made very good sales. There is a lot of competition in the food and beverage services industry. To make a business in this industry, you have to do something different.

Merchant T-shirt is also being sold on the business website of this company and in the coming time, it will be selling more different types of products.

After Shark Tank, a lot of people bought this product and they liked it too. People are giving positive reviews on their Instagram.

Uprising Food, Inc company has launched Crowdfunding on the StartEngine platform. This company is valued at $11.2 million in this crowdfunding. It has raised $153,611 from the platform till September 2022.

Several media publications have featured this company, including Buzzfeed, Cleanplates, PureWow, Keto Savage, and many more.

Uprising Food Shark Tank Update

Uprising Food got a very good response from the people after Shark Tank, its bread was bought by the people and they also liked its test very much.

On January 2021, the company had raised $1.3 million in a Series A round from 6 different investors. In the coming years, this company is planning to launch some new products.

In this September 2022, this company’s annual revenue is $5 million.

What Is Uprising Food Net Worth?

This company has reached annual revenue of $5 million this year. So in the present time, Uprising Food’s net worth can be up to $11 million. In the coming time, this business can generate even better revenue.

Is Uprising Food Still In Business?

By 2022, this Uprising food has made a very good revenue and this company is also working on developing its next product.

The bread of this company is very good for health, says Dr. Michael J. Kaye and Dr. Vimal Ramjee. This is a magical bread for patients.

This Food and Beverages Services Company is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, the United States and a total of 2-10 employees are working in it.

Yes, Uprising Food is still in business as of September 2022.

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