This week’s food business news:
‘C’ Is For Cookie … and Cannabis, Food Business News
Cannabis is a friend and foe to the snack industry, said Marcia Mogelonsky, Ph.D., director of insight at Mintel Food & Drink, Mintel. The effect of a growing recreational marijuana market may create major challenges as well as opportunities for confectionery manufacturers.
NJ Has the Fastest Growing Craft Beer Scene in the U.S., Total Food Service
There is no season to beer. Just new reasons to drink different sorts of suds. For New Jersey and America at large, beer consumption has begun to move away from the products of larger brewing organizations and more toward those of localized microbreweries. As a result, it’s never been more important for restaurants, bars, and breweries to concoct a plan for marketing new brew as it is released.
'If You Don't Stand for Something, You Seem to Go Away Fairly Quickly,' Says the Founder of The Gluten Free Bar, Entrepreneur
Marshall Rader had been urged to change the name of his business since its founding. In 2010, the Chicago resident started The GFB: Gluten Free Bar with his brother, Elliott -- both have celiac disease. While the name spells out exactly what their products are, people who worked with Rader in the past thought the name was a mistake. He started to doubt it as well.
What You Need to Know About Finding the Right People at Every Level, Inc
As the co-founder of two wildly successful startups, Adam Lowry has had to address virtually every difficult issue that growing businesses face. Lowry is the co-founder and co-CEO of pea-protein dairy alternative maker Ripple Foods, which he launched with Neil Renninger in 2015. Prior to Ripple, he partnered with Eric Ryan to found Method, a household cleaning product company that sold to Belgian manufacturer Ecover in 2012 for an undisclosed price.
8 Tricks To Build A Top-Notch Brand, Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran
I believe in brand building - it made me rich. I didn't realize it at the time, but when I sold my business after 30 years, the real value was in the brand I built. Tune in and I'll give you the 8 solid ways to build a top-notch brand in any field.