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The Approach Liquid Death Took Developing a Bottled Water

The Approach Liquid Death Took Developing a Bottled Water Developing a product is usually a painstaking, long process that often sparks from a single great idea. Nowadays, it’s the marketing that makes or breaks a product, so many brands opt to create their products to stand out right from the start. This approach helps the […]

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Is Food Entrepreneurship for You?

Entrepreneurs, mostly, are thought of as unusually persistent and bright, no matter which industry they end up working in. Naturally, it’s not wrong to perceive entrepreneurs this way, as they’re the ones responsible for their success, and there’s usually no charted path before them that they could follow. Everyone has their path to pursue, and […]

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5 Fatal Mistakes Food Entrepreneurs Make

Becoming successful in the food business on your own is anything but easy. Sure, you know your food, which is why you started a food business in the first place. But do you see the market? Are you aware of the expenses of your enterprise? Do you know how to brand yourself and your products […]

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5 Most Influential Food Entrepreneurs Today

Entrepreneurship is the buzzword of the new age, as it has evolved to follow our digitally influenced lifestyles. Despite the many opportunities to become a self-made success, cutting through the noise and competition is far from easy. In the food industry, becoming a successful entrepreneur takes great food and a big personality, in addition to […]

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Food Brands That Have Given Back in Big Ways

It’s a great feeling to help a person in need. Charity donors are often told that even a small donation goes a long way, and that’s undoubtedly true. Many small contributions can amount to a massive collective effort to benefit a cause. However, it’s even better when you’re capable of making a big difference in […]

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5 Advantages of Being a Food Entrepreneur

The life of an entrepreneur has plenty of advantages over having a regular office corporate job. Whatever the industry you’ve dedicated yourself to, being your boss can undoubtedly benefit your life. When it comes to the Food industry, it’s attractive because there are so many possible paths to take on the way to building a […]

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How Technology Changed Sales: Getting the Prospects to Say Yes

New technologies are changing the game of selling to prospects, even though the basics remain the same. What’s been most influenced by technology is the speed of the entire process and the availability of prospect information. However, a salesperson still needs to be smart, insightful, and most of all persistent, if they want to close […]

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Retail & Grocery: Amazon.com, Inc.

In only 24 years, Amazon.com Inc. has evolved from a little online bookstore to the most extensive digital retailer in the world. Generating $177.9 billion in net sales from its over 300 million users in 2017, it is a giant in many markets, including retail and groceries. As the company remains true to its four […]

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Creating North America’s Premier Food Wholesaler

  In June 2018, United Natural Foods (UNFI) and Supervalu decided to uproot North America’s wholesale distribution by combining their efforts to create a premier wholesale distributor. UNFI is the largest distributor of natural organic products in the United States and Canada, while Supervalu is the largest publicly traded wholesaler in the U.S. Their joint […]

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The Current State of the Specialty Food Industry in 2018

  Specialty foods are unique and highly valuable food items. Typically, this type of food is produced from small amounts of high-quality ingredients, which is the reason behind their above-average price tag, but also their overall quality and health benefits. In 2018, The Specialty Food Association released a two-year study titled The State of the […]

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