February 01, 2015 3:55 PM ET

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Company Overview of Hampton Creek, Inc.

Company Overview

Hampton Creek, Inc. produces and markets plant-based food products to consumers, food manufactures, and retailers. Its products include mayonnaise, egg-free condiments, muffins, and cookie dough. The company was founded in 2011 and is based in San Francisco, California.

371 10th Street

San Francisco, CA 94103

United States

Founded in 2011



Key Executives for Hampton Creek, Inc.

Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Director of Communications
Director of Culinary Innovation
Director of Bakery Innovation
Director of Corporate Partnerships
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Hampton Creek, Inc. Key Developments

Hellman's Maker Unilever Drops Suit over 'Just Mayo'

Unilever says that it has withdrawn its lawsuit against the maker of 'Just Mayo'. Unilever had filed suit against Hampton Creek earlier 2014 claiming false advertising for Just Mayo, an eggless product. Unilever argued that 'Just Mayo' has no eggs and therefore doesn't meet the definition of mayonnaise. Unilever had said that the word mayo implies that the product is mayonnaise, and that Just Mayo was stealing market share from Hellman's. Unilever decided to withdraw the lawsuit so that Hampton Creek can address its label directly with industry groups and regulatory authorities.

Unilever Sues Hampton Creek Foods over 'Mayo' Label

Unilever is suing Hampton Creek Foods Inc. that uses the word "Mayo" in its sandwich spread name, saying that federal regulators and dictionaries define mayonnaise as a spread that contains eggs. The suit claims false advertising by the company Hampton Creek for labeling its plant-based product Just Mayo. Unilever says in a complaint filed in federal court that the word mayo implies that the product is mayonnaise, and Just Mayo is "stealing market share from Hellmann's".

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