The Story of Nutpods

nutpods was born out of my personal search for a dairy-free creamer with the rich taste and consistency and without unnecessary additives.

The Story of Nutpods

nutpods was born out of my personal search for a dairy-free creamer with the rich taste and consistency and without unnecessary additives.

It All Started With The Dream of Delicious Dairy-Free Creamer.

Our Story

From an idea in a California diner to a leader in plant-based creamers, the nutpods story shows the power of a great product and a passionate fan base.
March 2013

Where It All Began

On vacation, pregnant and frustrated with her non-dairy creamer options at a Lake Tahoe diner, Madeline decides she wants to develop a better alternative creamer option for herself and the world.
April 2013

To The Kitchen

Madeline spent over a year in the kitchen recipe testing and developed the flagship almond + coconut blend creamer.
October 2013

The Kickstarter Campaign

To get proof of concept Madeline took to Kickstater and raised $32,000 to start the brand. Sidenote: she was still pregnant at the time and went into labor at the $18,000 mark!
May 2015

nutpods Goes Retail: In-store

In store at last! The official launch of the nutpods brand, at Seattle's PCC Natural Markets.
June 2015

nutpods Goes Retail: Online

The start of nutpods' direct-to-consumer business launching on Amazon, where the brand's positive reviews outpace all other creamers
June 2016

A match made in heaven

nutpods became the first Whole30 Approved Creamer
March 2017

We did it!

A little press coverage never hurts: a Forbes story featured Madeline Haydon and nutpods CFO Geoff Haydon.
October 2017

It's a hit!

Sold Out! Nutpods' first seasonal flavor, Pumpkin Spice, was an immediate success, selling out in just 3 weeks.

Give the people what they want

nutpods intoduces limited edition flavors and expands beyond the flagship 3 flavors of: French Vanilla, Hazelnut and Original
2019

Started from the bottom now we here

EY Entrepreneurship of the Year Award
2019

Straight to the top

Inc 5000's #13 fastest growing private company, #2 in Food and Beverage
2019

Who? You mean little old us?

Amazon Small Business of the Year Award
January 2020

We're also nuts for oats!

nutpods adds oat based creamers to the mix
May 2021

How sweet it is

nutpods introduces its first sweetened creamers; still 0 sugar but now a sweet option for sweet seekers

Today

nutpods has expanded into more than 15,000 retail stores across the US and remains the #1 Dairy-Free creamer on Amazon, with over 10,000 5-star reviews. We will continue to bring new flavors and sizes to surprise and delight nutpods fans!