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243. Episode #122: Creating good in the world through nutrition with Shelby Taylor of Chickapea The Entrepreneur Evolution

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On today’s episode of the Entrepreneur Evolution Podcast, we are joined by Shelby Taylor, Founder and CEO of Chickapea. Shelby Taylor is an entrepreneur on a mission to create good for the world through nutritious, organic meal options.

As a young mother and health food store owner, Shelby recognized the challenge of putting a healthy meal on the table that everyone would enjoy, so she turned a family favorite (pasta) into a superfood. In 2016, the company officially launched the organic pasta made from only chickpeas and lentils in the Canadian marketplace and then expanded into the US less than a year later.

In 2017, Shelby and her husband welcomed their second child into the world — just two days before signing her first venture capital deal with District Ventures Capital, Arlene Dickinson’s fund for innovative food and health brands.

Shelby remains committed to using her business as a force for good and, in 2019, Chickapea was ranked in the top 10% of all Certified B Corporations on the planet—a reflection of the company’s commitment to meet the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance, public transparency, and legal accountability to balance profit and purpose.

Now with about seven years of experience as an entrepreneur, Shelby continues to live outside her comfort zone, stand firm in her values, overcome challenges and embrace failures, and she tries to help others to do the same. As a certified women-owned business, Shelby is passionate about helping other women bring their dreams to life.

Shelby holds a Bachelor’s degree in Media Studies and Journalism from the University of Guelph-Humber.

Today, Shelby is the CEO of Chickapea in her hometown of Collingwood, Ontario, Canada where she lives with her husband and two children.

To learn more about Chickapea, visit Chickapea.com

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Keep evolving, entrepreneur. We are SO proud of you!


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On today’s episode of the Entrepreneur Evolution Podcast, we are joined by Shelby Taylor, Founder and CEO of Chickapea. Shelby Taylor is an entrepreneur on a mission to create good for the world through nutritious, organic meal options.

As a young mother and health food store owner, Shelby recognized the challenge of putting a healthy meal on the table that everyone would enjoy, so she turned a family favorite (pasta) into a superfood. In 2016, the company officially launched the organic pasta made from only chickpeas and lentils in the Canadian marketplace and then expanded into the US less than a year later.

In 2017, Shelby and her husband welcomed their second child into the world — just two days before signing her first venture capital deal with District Ventures Capital, Arlene Dickinson’s fund for innovative food and health brands.

Shelby remains committed to using her business as a force for good and, in 2019, Chickapea was ranked in the top 10% of all Certified B Corporations on the planet—a reflection of the company’s commitment to meet the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance, public transparency, and legal accountability to balance profit and purpose.

Now with about seven years of experience as an entrepreneur, Shelby continues to live outside her comfort zone, stand firm in her values, overcome challenges and embrace failures, and she tries to help others to do the same. As a certified women-owned business, Shelby is passionate about helping other women bring their dreams to life.

Shelby holds a Bachelor’s degree in Media Studies and Journalism from the University of Guelph-Humber.

Today, Shelby is the CEO of Chickapea in her hometown of Collingwood, Ontario, Canada where she lives with her husband and two children.

To learn more about Chickapea, visit Chickapea.com

We would love to hear from you, and it would be awesome if you left us a 5-star review. Your feedback means the world to us, and we will be sure to send you a special thank you for your kind words. Don’t forget to hit “subscribe” to automatically be notified when guest interviews and Express Tips drop every Tuesday and Friday.

Interested in joining our monthly entrepreneur membership? Email Annette directly at yourock@ievolveconsulting.com to learn more.

Ready to invest in yourself? Book your free session with Annette HERE.

Keep evolving, entrepreneur. We are SO proud of you!


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Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/annette-walter/support

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