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From the Knowledge Pantry


July 28, 2014

Saying Good-bye To My Sous Chef

Greta was my constant companion in my home kitchen; always patiently at my feet hopeful that something would drop.  Somehow or another, I’d always manage to – oops! – drop a few carrot pieces every time I was cooking.  Today’s article has nothing to do with food businesses but...

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July 24, 2014

It’s No Longer One-Stop Shopping For Food Consumers

Supermarkets are nervous and they have every right to be because how – and where – consumers shop for food is changing.  For food brands who are looking to get your products onto store shelves, this is important to know. A recent report by Deloitte, titled 2013 American Pantry, found...

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business listening

July 22, 2014

Are You Really Listening?

I had the opportunity earlier this month to head to France for a week.  With a free place to stay being offered up and wonderful company, it sounded like the perfect getaway.  Not to mention, it had been at least 15 years since I was last in France which...

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food business entrepreneur

July 17, 2014

Entrepreneur Spotlight – ‘Chups

July is a month of picnics and bar-b-ques and neither is complete without that old staple – ketchup.   Today we’re talking to Matt and Kori Wallace, the husband and wife team behind ‘Chups which is taking a new twist on ketchup by going really old school. Traditional tomato-based...

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crowd funding

July 16, 2014

Crowdfunding Loosens The Rules

In case you missed it, just after the July 4th weekend, the internet was ablaze with news that someone had raised close to $50,000 to make potato salad.  Not open a potato salad restaurant, not start a potato salad company, but just to make potato salad.  You weren’t even...

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wholesale food business

July 14, 2014

How To Sell Wholesale – A New Book For Food Businesses

I am so very happy to announce the publication today of the newest Small Food Business book Getting Your Products Onto Store Shelves: A Wholesale How-To Guide For Artisan Food Businesses. This book, which was driven from numerous requests from producers like you for more information about how to...

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Food Business Resources


Dollars & Sense

Know how much your products cost you to make and how to price them so that you make a profit

Food Business Tools »

Webinars & Workshops

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

Webinars & Workshops »

Feeling overwhelmed?

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

Coaching & Consulting »

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