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How I Started a $150K/Month Tahini Paste Company

Hello! Who are you and what food business did you start? Hello!  I’m Amy Zitelman, CEO and cofounder of Soom Foods.  I started the company with my older sisters, Shelby and Jackie, when we fell in love with the magic of tahini.  We set out to make tahini a more popular ingredient in the American […]

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How I Sold Over 130,000 Bottles of Switchel

Hello! Who are you and what beverage business did you start? My name is Melina Lamer and in 2015 I started a health beverage company called Superior Switchel. We botanically brew sparkling, certified organic switchel — a refreshing, ginger and apple cider vinegar beverage from the 17th-century. This classic elixir is perfect for replacing electrolytes, […]

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How I Started a $150K Gluten-Free Bread Company

Hello! Who are you and what bread business did you start? I launched Orange Dot Baking Company to share the wildly nourishing and delicious gluten free bread that I developed for my son, Andrew, who has celiac disease.  You see, most gluten free bread is not only unhealthy and boring, it can also give you […]

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How Startup Weekend Helped Me Launch a Healthy Cookie Business

Hello! Who are you and what food business did you start? My name’s Julia Devecchi and I’m the Founder of HappyBites! HappyBites creates vegan (and coincidentally gluten-free) cookies that contain your daily needs of vitamins and minerals. Our main customers are vegans, sometimes also vegetarians and gluten-free people. I had the idea for HappyBites earlier […]

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Atlas Bars: How I Sold Over 1 Million Protein Bars

Hello! Who are you and what food business did you start? My name is James Oliver and I’m the Founder/CEO of Atlas Bars, the next generation protein bar. Atlas Bars are high in protein, low in sugar, and made with high-performance real food ingredients. Since I started the company in 2017, we’ve experienced a CAGR […]

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