who we are?

When our founders saw firsthand the toll over-stressed lives and bad eating habits had on people, they wanted to create products that enabled people to live healthier lives. In researching what it meant to live a healthy life, they learned about regions in the world where people lived much longer than others due to health behaviors, such as eating a predominantly plant based diet, making movement part of every day, and being socially active. 

Our name is inspired by one of these places, the lush Nicoya Peninsula in Costa Rica. Plant-powered Koia brings these values to life and sustains you through your day.

how we got started

koia about founders
January 2014

Humble Beginnings

Koia began as Rawnature5 in 2014 created in a home kitchen in Chicago, IL. What started out as cold-pressed juices turned into a line of delicious protein drinks. Within one year, these beverages were sold into over 40 stores across Chicago and Michigan.
January 2014
koia about wf
March 2016


After several product iterations and a rebrand, Koia was born, a new and improved formula ready for primetime! All of the hard work paid off as Whole Foods offered Koia a national distribution deal. Koia went from 40 to 400 stores and moved the company to Los Angeles for the new chapter.
March 2016
koia about 5000 stores
September 2016


Koia continued their mission to bring great tasting plant-based nutrition to the masses by expanding into over 5000 stores including Walmart, Target, Publix, and HEB.
September 2016
koia about keto
January 2019

Koia Keto Launches

Koia introduced the new line of plant-based Keto drinks as an indulgent solution for those following the Keto diet. The new line includes decadent flavors such as Chocolate Brownie, Caramel Creme and Cake Batter.
January 2019

what is Koia?

Koia is the delicious way to power your day by providing the ideal balance of protein, fiber, and healthy fats to give you stable, long-lasting energy.

dairy free


low sugar

gluten free

soy free

high fiber

high protein

non gmo

what's inside Koia?

brown rice



packed with plant protein in every bottle

Which are combined into a unique brown rice, pea, and plant protein to support your body’s natural renewal and maintenance.


enjoy Koia anytime

Koia is perfect on the go: whether it’s a quick breakfast, pre or post workout or mid-afernoon snack!

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