About Michael Adams

Michael Adams helps you launch and grow profitable product offerings for retail and online. Michael has launched three successful food companies including Eddie's Energy Bars recognized as a Hot 100 Company by Entrepreneur Magazine. Michael also founded and grew the artisan condiment brand Green Mountain Mustard to over 60 retailers across New England, plus online sales at its peak.Click here to connect with him on LinkedIn to launch your next product.
12 10, 2020

The Ultimate Guide to Getting Barcodes for Your Food Business

By |2020-10-12T19:18:54+00:00October 12th, 2020|Specialty Food|0 Comments

They’re on almost every product in the grocery store. And there’s a couple ways to get them. What am I talking about? Barcodes. Barcodes help to create the grocery industry’s treasure trove of data. Through quick scans of the codes, you can learn how much of each product is selling, […]

17 06, 2020

How to Determine How Many Food Labels You Have Left (Free Calculator)

By |2020-06-26T19:54:22+00:00June 17th, 2020|Specialty Food|0 Comments

Labels are one of the most confusing parts of starting your food business. You have to design them, make sure you have the right content on all three panels, decide on a label material, find a printer, and figure out how to apply them to your product. Heck, I even […]

5 05, 2020

How to Price a Packaged Food Product and Still Make Money

By |2020-05-05T13:13:37+00:00May 5th, 2020|Specialty Food|0 Comments

This is the blog post you need to calculate your food product cost and make sure you’re making money, too. I’ll walk everything included in your cost of goods sold and how to calculate it. Then we’ll walk through how to price your product in different sales channels like grocery stores […]

4 05, 2020

How Much Does it Cost to Start a Specialty Food Business?

By |2020-07-02T14:27:51+00:00May 4th, 2020|Specialty Food|0 Comments

It seems to always come down to money when you want to start a specialty food business. But why?

Because money is a tough subject.

Every time financials come up, you’re bound for a super headache. It’s hard to know how much you need, where it’s going to […]

1 05, 2020

10 Questions Retail Buyers Will Ask You (and How to Answer Them)

By |2020-05-01T19:44:32+00:00May 1st, 2020|Specialty Food|0 Comments

Retail stores are one of the best ways to expand your distribution channel and grow your business. They provide for the right location at the right time for your customers to purchase your product. Plus, I’ve found a lot of people want to buy my products in-store – not online […]