Bixby & Co.

Bixby & Co. is an innovative chocolate bar manufacturer based in Rockland Maine. BIXBY BARS are produced in six unique flavors that combine organic, sustainably sourced chocolate with nuts, dried fruits and spices, Bixby & Co. creates healthy and nutritious Bixby Bars that are all Certified Gluten Free, Kosher, Verified Vegan options, and are Non-GMO Project verified. A 100% certified Woman’s Owned and YouthTrade Certified business, Bixby & Co. is pioneering a new age a innovative entrepreneurship in the food sector.

  • Industry: Food & Beverage
  • Year Started: 2011
  • Organization Type: For-Profit
  • # of Employees: 3 ( as of Dec 31, 2013)

Kate McAleer


Kate S. McAleer is an owner and founder of Bixby & Co., located in Rockland, Maine. Bixby & Co. produces and sells Bixby Bars, which consist of Kate’s creative formulas of organic chocolate + nuts + dried fruits + spices. As a member of the inaugural women’s varsity golf team of New York University, Kate was frustrated by the lack of healthy and delicious snacks available on the links to restore her energy on the course. Kate earned her honors BA from New York University in 2009, having majored in East Asian Studies and minoring in French and Art History. Kate first earned certificates in culinary arts from the Institute of Culinary Education in New York City. Bixby & Co. is a Woman Business Enterprise National Council certified woman owned business (WBENC).

  • Age: 30
  • Ethnicity: Caucasian

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