We bring in top performers like Bob Moore of Bob's Red Mill, Legendary Investor Jim Rogers (Skip the MBA and Start a Farm), and founders of emerging food startups in a weekly show designed to educate and entertain.
Exclusive tips and insights to help you build a meaningful and profitable food business.
Ep 176: Mental Health Roundtable with Jeremy Smith, Mark Samuel & Hugh Thomas
A discussion on mental health with our guests:
Jeremy Smith - CEO of Launchpad
Mark Samuel - Founder & CEO of iWON Organics
Hugh Thomas - Co-founder & CEO of Ugly Drinks
In this episode we trigger up some thoughts from three serial entrepreneurs who share their close encounter with it, how they crossed over to the other side and some daily best practices that keep your heart and mind healthy.
Ep 175: Position Your Business and Investor Relationship For Success
Tom Spier is the Founder and Managing Partner of Boulder Food Group(BFG), a venture capital firm that seeks partnerships with early stage food and beverage consumer product companies. Tom previously co-founded EVOL Foods and was the COO of Bear Naked Granola. Under Tom’s management, both businesses were successfully sold to public companies. In this episode Tom talks about what BFG values in emerging partners and some of the ins and outs of how they operate.
Ep 174 - Going from 0-1300 stores in Eight Months
Jessica Levison is the Founder and CEO of Pekaboo Ice Cream. In her search to get veggies into her three toddlers, this lawyer turned Ice Cream Confectionist started infusing vegetables in ice cream and ended up starting a successful ice cream brand called Peekaboo Ice Cream. In this episode, Jessica talks about how she managed to get the funding and exposure that brought Peekaboo Ice Cream to 1300 stores in just 8 months.
Ep 173 - How Collaboration Can Catapult a Brand's Success
This episode brings a co-hosted interview by yours truly, Hema Reddy, and Jeremy Smith. Guests on the show are Francisco Pavan, the Co-Founder of Kumana, a company that makes Avocado Sauces inspired by Venezuelan cuisine, and Eric Reid, from Marketbrand, a strategic branding & design firm.
Everything from collaboration, to finding that "onliness" to branding and go-to-market strategy is what's coming up in these few minutes!
Ep 172 - Turning a Home Remedy to a Successful Beverage Brand
Kenneth Park is the founder and CEO of Detoxwater, an Aloe Vera water brand that started as a home remedy that his mom used for digestive problems and other illnesses. Detoxwater is now famously known to be an aloe drink offering the best of both worlds: great taste with health benefits.
In this episode, he shares how he turned his mom's home remedy to a successful beverage brand.
Ep 171 - Importance of Shelf Strategy, Perseverance and Vision - Matt Cohen of KidFresh
Mark Cohen is the founder and CEO of Kidfresh, a food brand that provides a line of better-for-you kids meals made with the same quality ingredients enjoyed by parents but for children.
Matt shares several key insights for shelf strategy, as well as the importance of perseverance and vision.
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