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From the Knowledge Pantry

where do people buy food

October 22, 2014

Top 10 Places People Are Purchasing Specialty Foods

The Specialty Food Association, in collaboration with Mintel Research, recently came out with updated information about where people are purchasing specialty foods.  From farmers’ markets to supermarkets, where are people doing their artisan food buying these days?   As a reminder, this graphic takes into account all specialty food...

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microphone podcast

October 20, 2014

4 Ways To Grow Your Food Business (Podcast Interview)

I had the opportunity to chat with the experts over at Food Truck Empire during a podcast where we talked about four ways food businesses of all types – not just food trucks and trailers  - can grow their business.  It was an honor to be interviewed and hopefully you’ll...

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online mobile sales

October 16, 2014

Your Customers Are Mobile – Are You?

Ok, fess up, who here has almost walked into something because your eyes have been glued to your smartphone.  The good (or bad, depending on how you look at it) news is that you’re not alone.  Nearly 3/4 of the US adult population now owns and uses a smartphone...

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food color psychology

October 14, 2014

Would You Eat Green Cheese?

It sounds a little bit like a Dr. Seuss rhyme, doesn’t it?  In fact, there was an entire Dr. Seuss children’s book about how one character would not ‘eat green eggs and ham’ due in part to the fact that the color was ‘off.’  Turns out it’s not just...

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bloggingbasics

October 10, 2014

Rule #1 When Doing Blogger Outreach

Tapping into the blogger network and getting your products mentioned, reviewed, or even used in a recipe can be a powerful way to generate brand awareness and trial amongst a blog’s loyal readership.   However, as you plan your blogger outreach there’s one very important thing you need to...

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getting products onto store shelf

October 8, 2014

Center Store Is Shrinking – How Does That Impact Your Business?

There’s a lot of talk lately about how ‘center store’ at supermarkets is shrinking.  If you’re not familiar with that terminology, what it means that the outer edges of supermarkets – typically where the produce, dairy, meats, deli, and prepared foods – are now taking up a greater footprint...

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Food Business Resources

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Tools You Need

Product costing, product pricing, distributor margins, and more.  These tools will help you make dollars and sense of your business.

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Webinars & Workshops

Check out the full line-up of food business classes and webinars scheduled for the next few months

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Feeling overwhelmed?

Sometimes you need someone to help you through the rough patches on a budget you can afford

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