March 27, 2017 by Victor
Founder stories provide insight to the dreams and motivations behind the launch of wonderful social and environmental food and beverage brands. I enjoy reading them - Dang Foods, Host Defense, Back to the Roots, Wilcox Farms, Rogue Creamery - I could go on. But I often want more. For example, on their entrepreneurial journey, what is some of the best business advice they have received? Advice they continue to use to this day and perhaps share with their team? Welcome to the Founder Series.
February 24, 2017 by Victor
The food retail landscape is a crowded one that's seen ambitious ventures come and go like Tesco's Fresh and Easy. With that said, Green Zebra Grocery is a chain to watch. They opened their first store in the historic district of Kenton, North Portland in 2013. Their third store opened last week on a University campus in downtown Portland, Oregon. So, what is their business model? And why is the chain so different and garnering alot of attention?
January 31, 2017 by Victor
So, congratulations! You’ve beta tested your product among friends, at a consumer show or perhaps at a pop-up seasonal fair. The reaction to your product far exceeded your expectations. Now what? Specifically, what are the questions you need to ask yourself in order to launch your brand?
January 21, 2017 by Victor
Less than 24 hours until Fancy Food. Ready? Here's a laser list of 7 tips for exhibitors to ensure they extract maximum benefit from the event in San Franciso.