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August 9, 2016

Food Startup Darling Caught In Scandal

I’m sure many of you have heard the story about Hampton Creek already and, like me, may be shaking your head.   In case you haven’t, the short version is that Hampton Creek, the makers of vegan mayonnaise ‘No Mayo’ and other products, reportedly ran an operation where they paid people to go into stores…

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March 23, 2016

The Dark Act Gets Blocked…But What Does This Mean For Vermont Businesses?

To be totally honest, I was pretty darn happy when I heard that the Senate had blocked the ‘Dark Act’ (technically known as the Biotech Labeling Solutions Act).  It means, in short, that the federal government can’t nullify what a handful of states have voted for – that products using genetically modified ingredients must label their…

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January 8, 2016

Getting Caught Up At The End Of This First Week

We made it – the first week of 2016 is officially on its way to being in the books.  Congrats!  Since we made a bunch of changes to this site right before the new year, I wanted to take a minute and just outline a few of the changes for you:

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December 30, 2015

Upgrades Scheduled For SmallFoodBiz.com

We’re getting all dolled up to roll in the new year in style with some pretty spectacular upgrades to the smallfoodbiz.com site. As such, you may notice interruptions to the site tonight from 10pEST/7pPST – 5:00aEST/2aPST. Never fear though, we plan to have our dancing shoes on come tomorrow morning and be ready to get things…

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December 15, 2015

5 Years Of Small Food Business…And What The Next 5 Years Holds

Break out the cake and the bubbly – today Small Food Business officially turns 5 years old. Given that this site started one insomnia-fueled night when the thoughts (and frustrations) that there were no resources for food entrepreneurs kept me up until dawn, the fact that it’s now grown into the most trafficked website for…

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October 19, 2015

Handmade At Amazon Has Launched – So Far No Food Producers Though

Earlier this month Amazon officially launched Handmade At Amazon.   There has been talk about this all Summer (Small Food Business wrote about it here back in May).  Termed by some as a potential ‘Etsy-killer,’ this new platform in Amazon is open exclusively to artisans who produce items that are not made in a factory.

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