Our goal in this podcast is to support natural product brands, dietary supplement companies, functional food and beverage companies, and nutraceutical industry professionals by offering interviews with top industry experts. These interviews will contain best practices, trends, recent news, and other insights as they relate to business ops, supply chain, quality, science and regulatory, manufacturing, marketing, strategy, branding and more.
#28 Dr. Felicia Stoler - Registered Dietitian Nutritionist + Author of Living Skinny in Fat Genes | Importance of Physical Activity, Keys to Stay Active + Diet
In this episode, we had the privilege of hosting Dr. Felicia Stoler, DCN, MS, RDN, FACSM, FAND. Dr. Stoler is a registered dietitian nutritionist, the author of Living Skinny in Fat Genes: The Healthy Way to Lose Weight and Feel Great, and has been a host on TLC's Honey We're Killing the Kids!. Felicia is an expert in nutrition, fitness, and healthy living. She is a professional speaker, brand ambassador, and spokesperson. Dr. Stoler is also affiliated with several professional associations/organizations, including the American College of Sports Medicine, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the NJ Council for Physical Fitness and Sports, True Health Initiative, and the American College of Lifestyle Medicine. Trust us when we say you'll want to hear this episode. Dr. Stoler filled this episode with great insights into healthy living.
#27 Erica Rankin - Founder & CEO @ Bro Dough | An Entrepreneur's Story + LinkedIn Community + Marketing Advice
On this episode, Erica Rankin, Founder & CEO at Bro Dough, joined the show. Erica is a young Canadian entrepreneur who took a passion and turned it into a business. She created Canada's first better-for-you edible cookie dough with a spin. Launched in 2019, Bro Dough is not only vegan, but contains plant-based protein (derived from peas), as well as natural sweeteners. The product contains half the amount of sugar found in traditional cookie dough and does not use any artificial sweeteners. Her vision is to create a world where someone can eat an entire jar of cookie dough and still feel good about themselves. Sit back and listen to her journey.
#26 John Lyon, III - Data-driven Strategist + Innovator & Storyteller + Product Development Director @ Veyl Ventures | Building Brands, Market Trends, Veyl Ventures
On this episode, John Lyon, Product Development Director with Veyl Ventures, joins the show. John has 9+ years of exceptional hands-on portfolio experience developing health and wellness solutions/products from concept through launch. He is known for steering lucrative brands into fascinating and exciting consumer products and seeing them to successful completion. Take a listen and hear some industry insights from the one and only, Mr. John Lyon.
#25 Kerry Roberts - Co-Founder @ Everipe Smoothies | Freeze Dried Ingredients, Startup Obstacles
In this episode, Kerry Roberts, Co-Founder at Everipe Smoothies, shares the story behind Everipe Smoothies and why they choose freeze-dried ingredients. Their ingredients make it a unique brand that stands out above other smoothie brands. Take a listen and learn about the history of freeze-dried ingredients. Afterwards, be sure to head over to their website and grab some delicious smoothies packed with superfoods.
#24 Gretchen Powers - Senior Director, Marketing and Member Experience @ CRN | CRN, Probiotics, and Supplement OWL
In this episode, we had the privilege of hosting Gretchen Powers, Senior Director of Marketing and Member Experience at the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN). CRN's mission is to sustain and enhance a climate for their members to responsibly develop, manufacture, and market dietary supplements, functional food, and their nutritional ingredients. Gretchen shares the depth of responsibility this industry has and what CRN is doing to help maintain its integrity and reputation. Trust us when we say, this is an episode you don't want to miss.
#23 Mark Samuel - Founder and CEO @IWON Organics + Health and Fitness Enthusiast | Entrepreneurship, Small Win Big Victories
In this episode, Mark Samuel, Founder and CEO of IWON Organics joins the show. Mark launched IWON organics when he realized that most on-the-go meals were unhealthy, unnatural, and didn’t taste that good. So he went on a mission to create exactly what he wanted using the best, non-GMO and organic ingredients. By simply putting one foot in front of the other and achieving small wins daily, he has succeeded in moving to the next level of the business - helping people win on a daily basis.