|Headquarters||Lake Bluff, IL|
Beverage, Food, Health & Wellness
|Press Contact||Amanda Gorter|
Lēto Foods believes that answering the question "what should I eat during and after pregnancy?" doesn't have to be complicated. Crafted with an award-winning maternal health Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Lēto offers six ready-to-blend smoothie pouches supporting the mother & baby. Every pouch contains key nutrients to support baby's growth and development and common nutrition challenges pregnant people experience -- including nausea and digestion. Open each frozen pouch to see organic fruits and vegetables, clean nut butters, gluten-free grains, and more. Just add liquid and blend!
Lēto Foods spurred out of a snowy weekend trip in Northern Michigan with four women, two of whom were pregnant. Amanda Gorter left the weekend frustrated, asking why there wasn’t something that made it easy to eat nutritiously during pregnancy through all-natural and clean foods – with no more ingredient second-guessing necessary. Advised by an industry-leading maternal health Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, the Lēto team started with the facts and set out to provide something convenient and satisfying. The result was benefit-packed, nutrient-filled smoothies, developed, honed, and perfected by a community of women.
Amanda Gorter is the founder of Lēto Foods. After spending over a decade advising the world’s leading consumer packaged goods & healthcare companies at a boutique strategy consulting firm, she set out to make healthy eating easier during & after pregnancy. While there were many products focused on babies, she was unsatisfied by the limited options designed specifically for people during & after pregnancy. Manufactured at a state-of-the art food & beverage incubator in Chicago, Amanda is on-site to ensure superior quality of each handcrafted pouch and Lēto shipment. Amanda is a graduate of the University of Michigan and has advised >30 food, beverage, and healthcare brands – ranging in size from pre-launch, to $100M-$1B growth brands, to mature $1B+ brands.
Lauren Manaker, MS, RDN, LDN, CLEC, CPT, is the Lēto Foods Nutrition Advisor and an award-winning registered dietitian nutritionist, certified lactation educator-counselor, and book author. She specializes in women's health and holds a position on the executive committee of the Women's Health DPG of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Lauren earned nutrition degrees from the University of Florida, Rush University, and University of California, San Diego.