Episode 148 - Jonathan Fudem from OneText and Melissa Martinelli from Superfrau We talk about upcycled beverages, new category, educating the consumer, and buying experience through tech.
Episode 3 - Joshua Schall from J. Schall Consulting We talk current state of CPG, market fit, and how to scale.
Episode 147 - David Vartanian from TiDBiT'S Candy and Annalea Krebs from Founder Social Nature We talk better for you candy, taste and texture, expansion and getting product off the shelf.
Episode 2 - Will Nitze from IQBAR We talk all things CPG, from DTC to retail to Costco roadshows, the good, bad and everything in between.
Episode 146 - Suzie Yorke from The Better Chocolate and Daniel Tejada from Straight Up Growth We talk about better for you chocolate, starting yet another CPG brand after seeing the good, bad, and everything in between, and helping brands grow on Amazon.
Episode 145 - Emanuel Storch from Blackbird Foods and Holly Corrales from PlantedSeed We talk frozen pizza, better for you category, the right retailers and PR for the health and wellness space.
Episode 144 - Paul Voge from Aura Bora and Louis Condon from Pear Commerce We talk beverages, San Francisco, scaling at retail, differentiating with flavor and bridging data between brands and retailers.
Episode 143 - Thomas Angel of Altitude Beverages LLC and Vish Puttagunta of Power Central We talk on functional beverages, moving to Bend, leaving a corporate job and advising those in CPG.
Episode 142 - Joe Christensen of NuSkool Snacks and Kirk Visola of MIND THE FONT We talk protein bars, rebrand, lay of the land in CPG today (not all good), and branding and packaging.
Episode 1 - Dr. James Richardson of Premium Growth Solutions and Author of Brand Building We talk about his book, Ramping Your Brand, and dive into all things growth, packaging, capital needs, trial, velocity, and more. If you're in CPG, read or listen to his book, and hopefully listen to...
Episode 141 - Lauren Chew from Love & Chew Brands and Hannah McGough from Banana Brands We talk cookies, improving margin, distribution, innovation with protein and branding.
Episode 140 - Jake Kneller from Sweet Nothings and Peg Brown from Brown Design We talk frozen section, kids smoothies, convenience and all things CPG design.
Episode 139 - Vasa Martinez from perfy and Laura Sauls from Scout MKT We talk beverages, launching with experience in digital, going to retail instead of DTC, and marketing.
Episode 4 - Thomas Malengo of Brandjectory | The Litchfield Fund We talk investors, early stage investment, the contacts they have, how to present, what to know and how to be prepared.
Episode 138 - Kayla Castañeda from Agua Bonita and Kristi McGill from Rooted Food Sales We talk beverages, working on a small budget and being scrappy, testing DTC before any retail launch and working with good food brokers.
Episode 3 - Natalie Borowski from Coefficient Capital We talk about Magic Spoon's recent $85M raise, what investors are looking for in founders, market fit, unit economics and more.
Episode 137 - Jessica Berger from Bundle x Joy and Georgiana Dearing from Virginia Foodie We talk better nutrition for pets, price points at premium, and CPG strategy.
Episode 15 - Corrie Higgins and Mike Scavuzzo from Mid-Day Squares We talk founder's, personality, story telling, sales decks, and 3 key ingredients needed to help sell a CPG product into retail.
Episode 136 - Alex Piasecki from Seal the Seasons and Irina Balyurko from Red Rocks Ecommerce Consulting We talk fresh fruit, then frozen, regional farmers, growing to 4K doors and how to sell on amazon.
Episode 135 - Kelsey Moreira from Doughp and Kate Greene from CAPITAL LETTERS / Kate Green Design We talk cookie dough, retail in San Francisco, pandemic, Shark Talk and lots and lots of DTC, plus packaging design.