For Lucy Postins, founder and chief integrity officer of The Honest Kitchen, treating her Rhodesian ridgeback dog like a person also meant feeding him human-grade food. Photo courtesy of The Honest Kitchen

For Lucy Postins, founder and chief integrity officer of The Honest Kitchen, treating her Rhodesian ridgeback dog like a person also meant feeding him human-grade food. Photo courtesy of The Honest Kitchen

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Today, The Honest Kitchen products are available in over 5,000 pet supply stores in North America and sold online. Photo courtesy of The Honest Kitchen

THE HONEST KITCHEN

Founder: Lucy Postins

Revenue: $30 million in 2015, 35% to 45% growth year-over-year, according to Postins

No. of local employees: Approximately 50

Headquarters: East Village

Year founded: 2002

Company Description: The Honest Kitchen produces human-grade dog and cat food.

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