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EcoSense inc

EcoSense inc is the parent company and creator of BagAgain reuseable produce bags made of recycled plastic water bottles!

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Consumer Products
  • Location Estherville, IA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 2013
  • Employees 2
  • Website

Company Summary

EcoSense is the creator of the BagAgain reusable produce bag! These light weight mesh bags are made in the U.S.A of recycled plastic water bottles, machine washable/dryable and expand to fit multiple pieces of produce. Our reuseable produce bag is intended to be a replacement for one time use paper or plastic bags. Our market is all consumers looking for an eco-friendly alternative to one time use plastic bags!


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    Kristy Henning
    Founder - CEO

    Kristy’s primary role is to listen to consumers and retailers within her niche market and to work with her technology partners to innovate product solutions that meet consumer needs at a price point that is acceptable to consumers and yet yields sufficient profit margins for EcoSense and its technology partners.
    In addition to her primary role, Kristy also develops personnel, culture and goals. She hires and develops leadership team members and

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    Mary Jo Rapp
    Founder - CFO

    Mary Jo is responsible for all financial functions including strategic and operational planning; treasury and cash management; sharing responsibility for product pricing; product costing; information system selection, implementation and management; materials management; risk management; and implementation of employee benefit programs. She works closely with Kristy to develop and maintain supplier relationships.
    An accomplished senior executive w

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    Jill Harms
    Vice President Marketing and Creative Director

    Jill leads the tactical execution of EcoSense’s marketing communications efforts. She develops and drives the building of the BagAgain brand and is responsible for consistent communications messaging across traditional media, social media, retail point of sale displays and consumer relations. Jill combines a true passion for creative excellence with a keen visual sense.
    Jill’s career includes service as a credit analyst for Wells Fargo, a catego

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    Nina Swan-Kohler
    Vice President Consumer Relations

    Nina supports the planning and execution of EcoSense’s consumer relations efforts, spanning newspapers, talk radio, television, blogs and social media. Nina’s efforts will build consumer awareness of the availability of BagAgain reusable produce bags in local grocery stores.
    Nina founded Swan‐Kohler & Associates in 1991. The agency focuses exclusively on food marketing, public relations and culinary services. Nina has over 25 years of experience


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    William Sanderson
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    David Gyer

Previous Investors

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    Iowa Economic Development Authority - Demonstration Fund Award, $150,000
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    External Angel Investor, $75,000
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    Initial Owner Capitalization, $100