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THE BOSTON GLOBE // DEC. 9, 2019

R.I. nonprofit has made food for 10 million malnourished children in 55 countries

The Boston Globe has launched a weekly Q&A with Rhode Island innovators who are starting new businesses, conducting…

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BIZ WOMEN // JUL 25, 2019

Her Baby Nut Butters Help PreventPeanut Allergies

A non-profit founded to provide nutrition to underprivileged children has launched a commercial effort to help combat the growth of…

NOSH // JUL. 23, 2019

MeWe Fuels the Fight to Prevent Peanut Allergies

For manufacturers and distributors, operational challenges are common, but Edesia Nutrition founder Navyn Salem also navigates government…

FAST COMPANY // MARCH 22, 2019

Chobani’s Secret Ingredient for Backing New Food Companies

The new class of the yogurt company’s incubator shows how it’s helping the kind of founders that often have a hard time securing funding.

PBN // MARCH 15, 2019

Edesia Assembles Ready-to-Use Remedy for the World’s Hungriest

Edesia INC. Overall Excellence, 50-149 employees | 2019 PBN Manufacturing Awards Producing peanut-based, ready-to-use foods…

PROVIDENCE JOURNAL // DEC. 6, 2018

Women in Action: Navyn Salem’s war on hunger is saving millions of malnourished children

Barrington resident has become a force in the fight against childhood malnutrition. Her 83,000-square-foot headquarters in the Quonset…

INTERVIEW // EPISODE 17

“Don’t Stop Us Now!” Podcast, Episode 17

Navyn Salem was told over and over that with no previous relevant experience she’d never succeed. Her vision was to build a factory to manufacture…