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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October 26, 2012

Business As Unusual

So many of us start our businesses – whatever those are – based on the models that we’ve seen laid out before us.  So, for example, you start a food business and sell through farmers’ markets or, in my case, you start a business resource site and utilize a website to get that information out…

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October 22, 2012

Food Truck Owners Answer Your Questions

As I mentioned in an earlier post, I had the pleasure of being invited by the University of Washington to moderate a panel about food truck ownership at their 2012 Entrepreneur Week.  On the panel were four mobile food business owners – some who had been in the game for years and one who was…

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October 4, 2012

More Consumers Then Ever Purchasing Specialty Foods

Lots of people intuitively believe that specialty foods – which is defined as “premium quality,” oftentimes made by small producers – is hotter than it’s ever been before but now there’s research to back that up.  A recent report produced by Mintel Research titled “Today’s Specialty Food Consumer” indicates that 66% of adults have purchased specialty…

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September 24, 2012

Does Your Business Need To Be On Istagram?

Oh  no, I see you shaking your head…yet another social networking site you’re now expected to be on?  Well, let’s break it down and see whether or not Instagram needs to be part of your social media strategy.

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