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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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August 23, 2013

Entrepreneurial Spotlight – Nuttzo

At first blush, Danielle LiVolsi might sound like so many other mompreneurs you hear about these days whose kids were the inspiration behind NuttZo, the nut and seed butter company she started five years ago.  But the story is so much more than that…

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July 26, 2013

Entrepreneur Spotlight – Charlie’s Famous Cheesecakes & More

I can’t lie; cheesecake ranks up there as one of my top 5 five favorite desserts.  Not just any cheesecake though – flavorless cheesecake that sits in your gut like a lead weight is a waste of a cheesecake eating opportunity.  If you’re going to each cheesecake it should be creamy, smooth, and have just…

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July 12, 2013

Entrepreneur Spotlight – The Goods – Gluten Free Treats

Mark Berger’s wife describes him as a renaissance man.  Throughout his life he’s had a multitude of jobs ranging from photography to landscape contractor but it’s this wide range of careers that have given him the skills necessary to be attract the eye of Whole Foods less than a year after he started his new…

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June 28, 2013

Entrepreneur Spotlight: FlapJacked

FlapJacked, was started by two athletic parents who kept running into one problem again and again.  They wanted to be able to give their kids their favorite breakfast – pancakes – but didn’t want them to be hungry again an hour later.  As an active family that is focused on nutrition, Jennifer and David Bacon…

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June 14, 2013

Entrepreneur Spotlight – Tomina’s

The food business is nothing new to Tina Birdsall. She has worked in a lot of restaurants and ran mobile marketing tours for some big players (names you’d recognize and likely admire!) in the natural foods industry. But running her own food business, while something she daydreamed about, wasn’t on her horizon until a move…

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