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Sari Kimbell – Encouraging Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Better Tasting Food

Sari Kimbell – Encouraging Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Better Tasting Food

Sari Kimbell started her food consulting business in 2016 after seven years of working with restaurants and CPG products. Located in Fort Collins, Colo., Sari Kimbell Consulting is helping local entrepreneurs start and grow their packaged food businesses. When Kimbell began consulting, she had a grasp on some of the financial dynamics of growing food businesses, but she didn’t have all the tools or the bigger picture yet. In 2018, the Extension office at Colorado State University extended an offer to attend the Food Finance Institute’s Consultant Training. FFI’s training helped Kimbell add that bigger piece to complete her financial toolkit with templates, spreadsheets and examples to assist with pricing, projections, forecasting and financing.

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