Grow Your Business

Wondering how to grow?

Every entrepreneur reaches that stage where their ‘idea’ seems to have a life of it’s own. Congratulations! It’s a great (and scary) place to be. This is where you’ll find the information you need to take your food business to the next level.

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January 12, 2016

Specialty Food 2016 Plate Of The Union Report

There’s no such thing as a crystal ball but this is the closest Small Food Business can give you – our most popular item, the annual Plate of the Union report.  Free to download, this 14-page report looks at the macro economic and consumer behavior factors that will impact the US food industry in 2016….

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January 1, 2016

Staying Sane In 2016

First and foremost, happy new year!  As I’m sure you have a lot going on today, I’ll leave you with this one quick thought:

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December 28, 2015

How My Facebook Carousel Ad Performed

Before the holiday we were talking about some of the pros and cons of Facebook’s carousel ads so, as I like to do, I decided to experiment with them and let you know the results as that may help you determine whether or not they’re right for your business.

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December 21, 2015

Despite Congress, Voters Want GMO Labeling

A recent article in the Statesman Journal validates what many specialty food producers and store buyers already know, consumers want to know where their food is coming from.  Despite some in Congress who want to limit state’s rights when it comes to mandating GMO labeling, 89% of consumers in a poll conducted by The Mellman…

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December 16, 2015

Pros & Cons Of Facebook’s Carousel Ads

If you spend any time on Facebook – be it personally or professionally – you’ve almost certainly seen carousel ads.  These are ads that feature multiple pictures and that, in and of itself, is why food entrepreneurs might want to take another look at these.

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