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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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November 4, 2015

Holiday Food Sales Predictions – Keeping The Grinch At Bay

Halloween wasn’t even finished before stores started putting up their holiday displays.  While this may be frustrating to last-minute candy shoppers (cough, cough – she says), there’s good reason behind this.  For many retailers – brick and mortar and online – the holidays can bring with it a huge bump in revenues.  This isn’t just…

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October 29, 2015

Guest Post: Trending Food Label Litigation & How To Avoid Common Pitfalls

The food industry’s leading litigation experts met in Chicago at the end of September for a Food Advertising and Litigation Conference hosted by the Food and Drug Law Institute (FDLI). The panel, which was comprised of some of the industry’s top lawyers and leaders, discussed the litigation trends they see today in food mislabeling.

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March 31, 2015

Food Production Sales & Par Tool

One of the biggest issues food producers run into is knowing how much product to make.  Waste – the throwing out of good product because it’s gone bad – can eat away at your profit margin quicker than you can boil a pot of water.  Even if you’re not making a perishable product, knowing how…

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January 20, 2015

Specialty Food 2015 Plate Of The Union Report

What does the coming year hold for specialty food entrepreneurs?  Check out one of Small Food Business’ most popular items – the annual Plate of the Union report.  This free report contains information about the macro economic and consumer behavior factors that will impact the US specialty food industry in 2015. 

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November 7, 2014

6 Questions To Ask When A Large Retailer Approaches Your Artisan Business

As larger retailers come to understand the value that ‘artisan’ products hold for customers, more and more of them are searching for small producers that they can showcase in their stores.  While it may seem like a dream that when a large retailer talks to you about carrying your product, there are several things you…

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