"Soup for the soul"

- Chris, Pozole For The People

Quite simply we heart pozole. Our love affair began with our time spent in Mexico and our family’s ties in Arizona. Inflected with smoky chiles, toothsome hominy and chunks of pork, pozole became a mainstay of our dining table, where everyone helped prepare the meal from stewing the soup to frying fresh tortillas to eat alongside. 

A good pozole takes hours to make from scratch: you’re busy hovering over the stove, simmering the hominy or seeding chiles. This is where Pozole to the People comes in. We produce vegan-friendly pozole soup starters that pairs wonderfully with pork (our favorite!), chicken, seafood, vegetables or any meat substitute.

Our goal is to craft products that are delicious and healthy, accommodating all dietary preferences and busy schedules. This isn’t your grandmother’s pozole, this is your pozole. We encourage you to start something great.

We also have initiatives for combating hunger and advocating proper nutrition by donating bulk amounts of our products to groups in need of a hot meal. We ask for your support by spreading the word and for reference to any institution in need of a quality, nutritious product to help fight the battle of food insecurity.

I used a Kiva loan of $10,000 to scale up my business through purchase of special equipment and additional marketing.

To other entrepreneurs I advise to recognize and embrace potential competition in the marketplace. We have something to learn from one another. The rising tide truly raises all ships.


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Kathinka K. Nakstad

Kathinka moved to San Francisco to pursue her BBA degree, with a major in marketing. Being form Norway, she time to time misses the different seasons (especially winters with snow). One of her hobbies consists of finding a part of a city and explore it for a whole day. Checking out cool boutiques, and the best places to eat. Two of her favorite places to visit are Budapest and Vienna. No wonder her dream job would be to travel the world and write about the places she visits.