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What’s Your Story? Speaking To Your Audiences’ Needs

What’s Your Story? Speaking To Your Audiences’ Needs

Welcome to Edible-Alpha™ Insights, our twice-monthly roundup of the best food and beverage finance news, events and resources about business model insights, raising capital, consumer packaged goods (CPG)/national brands, market trends, deals/M&A, and industry events. Our newsletter is the absolute easiest way to stay up to date with the latest industry news, events and resources, […]

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Food Finance Institute Success Story: Yumbutter

Food Finance Institute Success Story: Yumbutter

Striving to become the world’s most responsible food company through nut butters Matt D’Amour and Adrian Reif didn’t just create a nut butter company; they pursued their dream of running the world’s most responsible food company. Yumbutter™ began in 2010 with two industry inexperienced entrepreneurs, $900, a Black and Decker food processor and the hope […]

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Edible-Alpha™ Podcast Episode #15 – New Product Development and Rollouts For National Food and Beverage Brands: A Process

Edible-Alpha™ Podcast Episode #15 – New Product Development and Rollouts For National Food and Beverage Brands: A Process

In Edible-Alpha™ Podcast Episode #15, Tera talks with Brad Rostofske, the Director of Industry Growth at FaB Wisconsin, the state’s food and beverage industry cluster organization. Brad worked at Oscar Meyer, Palermo’s and other companies in engineering new and existing food manufacturing plants before helping those companies develop new products in line with their brand […]

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Define It: Categories In Action

Define It: Categories In Action

Welcome to Edible-Alpha™ Insights, our twice-monthly roundup of the best food and beverage finance news, events and resources about business model insights, raising capital, consumer packaged goods (CPG)/national brands, market trends, deals/M&A, and industry events. Our newsletter is the absolute easiest way to stay up to date with the latest industry news, events and resources, […]

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Edible-Alpha™ Podcast Episode #14 – Shared-Use Kitchens And Their Tenants: A Shared Path to Financial Sustainability

Edible-Alpha™ Podcast Episode #14 – Shared-Use Kitchens And Their Tenants: A Shared Path to Financial Sustainability

In Edible-Alpha™ Podcast Episode #14, Tera talks with Adam Haen of FEED Kitchens, a shared-use kitchen that also serves as a business incubator for food businesses like small-batch bakers, sauce makers, caterers and food carts. They have 5 kitchens, including: a training kitchen, a specialty/meat kitchen, a bakery, a deli, and a vegetable kitchen. In […]

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Innovation in Food Is Different Than Tech

Innovation in Food Is Different Than Tech

Welcome to Edible-Alpha™ Insights, our twice-monthly roundup of the best food and beverage finance news, events and resources about business model insights, raising capital, consumer packaged goods (CPG)/national brands, market trends, deals/M&A, and industry events. Our newsletter is the absolute easiest way to stay up to date with the latest industry news, events and resources, […]

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Edible-Alpha™ Podcast Episode #13 – Considering Manufacturing In-House? Waste Can Be A Resource That Improves Your Food Business’ Bottom Line

Edible-Alpha™ Podcast Episode #13 – Considering Manufacturing In-House? Waste Can Be A Resource That Improves Your Food Business’ Bottom Line

In Edible-Alpha™ Podcast Episode #13, Tera talks with Travis Blomberg of WasteCap Resource Solutions about the consulting, software and other services they provide to their members and the business community to reduce, manage and capitalize on their various waste streams. WasteCap consultants encourage businesses to think of those streams as resources rather than purely waste. […]

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Amazon’s Acquisition of Whole Foods Disrupts Distribution And Presents Opportunities

Amazon’s Acquisition of Whole Foods Disrupts Distribution And Presents Opportunities

Welcome to Edible-Alpha™ Insights, our twice-monthly roundup of the best food and beverage finance news, events and resources about business model insights, raising capital, consumer packaged goods (CPG)/national brands, market trends, deals/M&A, and industry events. Our newsletter is the absolute easiest way to stay up to date with the latest industry news, events and resources, […]

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Edible-Alpha™ Podcast Episode #12: How Much Is My Company Worth? Valuations With LBW Wealth

Edible-Alpha™ Podcast Episode #12: How Much Is My Company Worth? Valuations With LBW Wealth

How much is my food company worth? Both entrepreneurs and investors often struggle as they try to answer this question. In Edible-Alpha™ Podcast Episode #12, Tera talks with Timothy Bickmore and Nathaniel Leach of LBW Wealth Management. LBW Wealth Management is an investment advisory firm that uses a value investing strategy to guide their investment […]

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Advisors and Feedback Are Essential to Food Business Success; Edible-Alpha™ Insights 6-15-2017

Advisors and Feedback Are Essential to Food Business Success; Edible-Alpha™ Insights 6-15-2017

Welcome to Edible-Alpha™ Insights, our twice-monthly roundup of the best food and beverage finance news, events and resources about business model insights, raising capital, consumer packaged goods (CPG)/national brands, market trends, deals/M&A, and industry events. Our newsletter is the absolute easiest way to stay up to date with the latest industry news, events and resources, […]

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