35 WOMEN UNDER 35 2016: Julianne Ponan, 27
Ponan took over superfoods brand Creative Nature when she was 22. The business was losing money, but within 18 months Ponan was turning a profit and had launched her snack bars in 300 Holland & Barrett stores. She’s landed deals with Tesco, Ocado, Planet Organic and Lloyds Pharmacy, and will be selling in the States next year. Turnover is expected to hit £2m in 2017.