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Creating a successful food business takes more than just good recipes.  In addition to making a great product, you also have to build a strong brand, engage with your customers, and grow sales.   Learn more about the different components of small food business ownership.

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March 20, 2014

Struggling With Small Business Growing Pains

Every small business, regardless of industry, at some point or another faces growing pains.  It’s the crossroads of trying to take your business to the next level but not have the capital or the staff necessary to do that.  It’s essentially another ‘ledge.’  The first ‘ledge’ was when you jumped off and decided to start…

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March 4, 2014

How Do You Want Your Small Business To Be Known?

I had the chance to sit in on a very interesting long-term strategy meeting the other day and it got me thinking.  The company I was working with is a medium-sized organization with a very strong mission.  As the company looks forward 5-10 years from now, they asked everyone in the room a series of…

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January 28, 2014

Specialty Food 2014 Plate Of The Union Report

What does the coming year hold for specialty food entrepreneurs?  Check out Small Food Business’ new 18-page Plate of the Union report for more information about the macro economic and consumer behavior factors that will impact the US specialty food industry in 2014. 

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