brand
Nunona Whole food plant-based maternal and infant nutrition

Overview

Date Established 06/2020
Founder Krista Maas de Villiers
Headquarters New York, New York
Industries
Food, Health & Wellness
Website https://www.nunonalife.com
Press Contact Anastasia Crankovic
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Products

Nunona Mama Balls - Almond Coconut
Nunona Mama Balls - Almond Coconut $42.00
Nunona Mama Balls - Cashew Confetti
Nunona Mama Balls - Cashew Confetti $42.00
Nunona Mama Balls - Cashew Lemon
Nunona Mama Balls - Cashew Lemon $42.00
Nunona Mama Balls - Cashew Matcha
Nunona Mama Balls - Cashew Matcha $42.00
Nunona Mama Balls - Peanut Cacao
Nunona Mama Balls - Peanut Cacao $42.00

About

Nunona is a whole food plant-based maternal and infant nutrition company for the first 1000 days of motherhood (from conception until 2 years of age). Founded in 2020 by Krista Maas de Villiers, a former infant nutrition industry executive and mom, she realized the products on the market for new moms were full of synthetic supplements -  not aligned with the demands of the modern mom. Focused on translating science into solutions, Nunona’s purpose is to help create healthier humans for a healthier planet. Nunona opened for orders in January 2021. Its debut product, Mama Balls, are energy balls specially formulated to help to create better quality breast milk. Allowing new moms to better feed their bodies so they can nourish their babies. Available in superfood inspired flavors, with new flavors dropping monthly. Nunona's Mama Balls are available as a weekly subscription from www.nunonalife.com.

Founding Story

Nunona was born to mother, Krista Maas de Villiers, who had spent her entire career travelling the world focused on infant nutrition and developing infant nutritional products. With the belief that the best gift you can give your child is a lifetime of health, Krista knows you can help secure this by optimizing your nutrition in the first 1000 days. However, when Krista embarked on her own motherhood journey, she realized she no longer wanted the traditional products she had previously developed. Instead, Krista wanted to nourish her body and her baby with whole food, plant-based nutrients; not synthetic supplements. Recognizing there were no evidence-based products available in the market that aligned with her whole food plant-based requirements, Krista made her own. Nunona's mission is to help create healthier humans, for a healthier planet. With their debut product Mama Balls, they help to support a new moms recovery and create quality breastmilk. 

Bios

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Krista Maas de Villiers

Founder & CEO
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Krista Maas de Villiers is the Founder and CEO of Nunona. Passionate about health and the powerful impact that nutrition plays in the first 1000 days of motherhood, she has created this company intent on helping create healthier humans - for a healthier planet. Krista's entire career has been dedicated to infant nutrition within the pharmaceutical and nutritional industry, having worked with global experts to study and develop infant formula. Her last role was Global Head of Marketing & Innovation for a major infant formula company. Krista holds an Executive MBA (Gordon University of Business Science, Johannesburg, South Africa) and Bachelor degrees in Dietetics and Marketing (Miami University, Ohio, USA ). She is a plant-based foodie and striving environmentalist fascinated by learning about other cultures through travel. Krista has a loving husband and young daughter who inspired her to found Nunona.

Retailers

Press

Scary Mommy 17 Gifts To Celebrate Your Favorite Mom-To-Be This Mother’s Day

We’ve got the best gifts for expecting moms right here, from Mother’s Day surprises to “just because” gifts that commemorate her newest arrival. From self-care treats to sentimental necklaces, these thoughtful picks were chosen for moms, by moms.

MyDomaine 9 Scrumptious Gifts For The Chocolate Lover In Your Life

All new moms could use a boost, and Nunona’s Chocolate Chunk Balls will help a tired mama’s energy levels and her morale. Even better, this thoughtful recipe was designed to enhance the quality of breastmilk with wholesome ingredients like organic peanut butter, organic dates, organic oats, and dark chocolate chunks.

Shapin Up PRODUCTS I’M LOVING FOR POSTPARTUM ENERGY, HYDRATION, AND TO SUPPORT MILK SUPPLY

I’ve found some new items that I’m really loving that I’m going to share with you. These are especially great for busy and tired moms, but most of these items are great for any woman looking for a simple and healthy snack.

Momtastic Do Lactation Cookies, Brownies and Biscuits Work?

The general claim lactation brownies, biscuits, cookies, etc. make is that they can help you make more breastmilk. If you’re a new mom struggling to produce enough milk that’s, to say the very least, a compelling proposition. But it’s also a proposition that hasn’t been scientifically proven.

Little Things 13 Postpartum Products New Parents Are Using To Get By The Rough First Days

Here are some essential products to help you get through those first early days.