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August 14, 2014

Small Food Business Is Headed To ROAM Mobile Food Conference

Following up on yesterday’s post about food trucks and mobile food businesses, I thought I’d mention that I’ve been invited to speak at the ROAM Conference this year.  ROAM is the premier industry conference for those who own and operate mobile food businesses and those who are hoping to get their own business rolling. 

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August 13, 2014

Thinking Outside The Food Truck

Having a mobile food business gives you lots of flexibility to literally position yourself where the people are.  But running a food truck also means you also run the risk of coming up empty some days.  With things like weather and holidays all potentially impacting your customer flow and thus your bottom line, it may…

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July 10, 2014

Feedback on the Fancy Food Show NYC

Last week, the National Association of Specialty Food Trade held their Summer Fancy Food Show trade show in NYC.  While I didn’t have a chance to attend because of previous commitments, David from North River Dry Goods, a snacks company, walked the show one day and shared his observations which he has given us permission to share with…

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May 13, 2014

Crafting An Impactful Business Story

Everyone loves a good story, isn’t that how the saying goes?  Turns out businesses need a good story too if you want customers to begin bonding with your company and ultimately become loyal customers.  The great thing is that every entrepreneur, and every company, has a phenomenal story.  Sometimes it’s just a matter of tapping…

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March 13, 2014

Food Entrepreneurs Use Home Kitchens To Get Their Businesses Cooking

It’s not uncommon for food lovers to dream of giving up their corporate careers to start a food business.  That’s exactly what motivated Hope Lawrence of Hudson Henry Baking Co, maker of Good News Granola, to leave her finance career and, with her family, move to Virginia.   Originally she had been looking to open up…

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