Women-Owned Food Startup Hip Chick Farms Hits Gender Diversity Milestone

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Women’s Business Enterprise National Council Gives “Farm to Freezer” Products Hip Chick Farms National Certification

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Hip Chick Farms (hipchickfarms.com), which makes gourmet, “farm to freezer” chicken products that provide time-crunched families delicious, simple and easy meal solutions, is pleased to announce they have been awarded national certification by the Astra Women’s Business Alliance, a regional certifying partner of the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).

Hip Chick Farms was founded by Serafina Palandech and her wife Chef Jennifer Johnson, formerly chef under the legendary organic food pioneer Alice Waters and Executive Chef for the famed Getty family in San Francisco. They are carried by major distributors like Whole Foods and Sprouts, and in 2015, FORTUNE and Food & Wine Magazine named the founders two of the “Most Innovative Women in Food.”

“Astra Women’s Business Alliance, as the WBENC certifying partner organization, is proud to welcome Hip Chick Farms, Inc into the WBENC National Certification Program,” said Diane McClelland, Astra Women’s Business Alliance, President/CEO. “This will give them opportunities to grow their company plus create strategic alliances with over 12,000 other WBENC Certified WBEs.”

“Hip Chick Farms is thrilled to have achieved Women-Owned Certification from WBENC and to be partnered with this important group. Diversity and transparency is at the core of Hip Chick Farms’ business model. We are changing the face of agriculture and the poultry industry,” said Serafina Palandech, President and Co-Founder of Hip Chick Farms.

About Hip Chick Farms
Hip Chick Farms [hipchickfarms.com] brings healthy great-tasting poultry products to time challenged families seeking convenient real food based on trusted ingredients. Hip Chick Farms products are organic, non-GMO, natural, wholesome real food from start to finish. They use free-range, air-chilled chicken that is humanely raised by farmers they know and trust, and all of their products are third party Step 3 rated from Global Animal Partnership. They use no preservatives, fillers, additives to create the best tasting products made from impeccable ingredients transparently sourced, bringing “Farm to Freezer” delicious food from their family to yours.

Women’s Business Enterprise National Council is highly recognized by about 1,000 of US large corporations, Fortune 500 companies and other agencies that accept WBENC’s certification as an integral part of their supplier diversity programs. WBENC also is a resource as a SBA WOSB third party certifier for US women owned businesses.

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