Episode 171 - Sydney Webb from Toto and Gregory Yankelovich from Grapevine Marketing Solutions (Demo Wizard) We talk better for you cookies, understanding macros, raising capital and offering support to brands.
Episode 170 - Dixie Grace from Dixie Grace's Boiled Peanuts and Fernando Arendar from Nitid Studio We talk boiled peanuts, farmers markets, moving to commercial production and brand strategy in CPG.
Episode 169 - Manuel (Mac) Villarreal from Eat My Greens We talk soups in a pouch, manufacturing in Mexico, the story, the category and what's next.
Episode 168 - David Cisneros from Origo Brands and Rifle Hughes from JPG Resources We talk Latin American brands, where they're made, how they're positioned here in the States and how to identify opportunities for growth.
Episode 167 - Jason Wright from Wilde Brands and Gage Mitchell from Modern Species We talk about the early days of the brand, a huge pivot, learning from the past, the analogy of picking fruit and chopping wood (never giving up) and graphic design.
Episode 166 - Nikki Seaman from Freestyle Snacking and Emily Hazel Miner from Indiegogh Creative We talk olives in a pouch, newness to the category, how to compete, and brand packaging.
Episode 3 - Kevin Smith from SmashBrand We talk all things data and whether you can scale with little to no capital.
Episode 165 - Kathryn Kavner from Heyday Canning Co. and Kendal Lovejoy from Lovejoy Studios We talk beans, innovation in a sleepy space, the size of the category and product photography.
Episode 164 - John O'Brien from Chubby Snacks and Jordan Scheltgen from Cave. We talk nut butter sandwiches, scaling, taking on the big guys and content marketing.
Episode 163 - Ryan Emmons from Waiakea and Jake Bjorseth from Trndsttrs Media We talk water from Hawaii, logistics, distribution and how to separate the story + talk on influencer agency.
Episode 162 - Bart Adlam from GOOD PLANeT Foods and Luis Edilberto from Praeclare Studio We talk plant based cheese, the market in general, what works and what doesn't, and brand identity.
Episode 2 - Alison Acerra from Strategic Nutrition Design We talk nutrition and its connection to our physical and mental health.
Episode 161 - Jason Burke from The New Primal & Noble Made and Alex Sunshine from Rising Suns Agency We talk about starting a company with meat sticks and then creating an additional brand of sauce and seasonings, and how that came to be, plus we talk about influencer marketing.
Special Episode - Natural Products Expo West 2023 We asked founders, "What are your two top priorities or initiatives this year?"
Episode 160 - Johnathan Bonnell from Wholly Veggie and Maggie Gremminger from Watering Can LLC We talk frozen foods, innovation in the wings and cheese sticks category, CAN and US distribution, diving into what works, and strategic digital marketing.
Episode 1 - Meghan Swidler Holistic Health Coach We talk about gut health, how foods affect us, and health in general as it relates to exercise and nutrition.
Episode 5 - Jonathan Sebastiani from Sonoma Brands We talk about his background in CPG, general investments, what they look for in a company, brand and founder, what the market looks like now and how to get through it.
Episode 159 - Adam Bent from SCOUT and Austin Floyd from ATTN Labs We talk seafood, tuna, lobster, mussels, and more, all premium, building out that growing category and growth marketing.
Episode 17 - Adria Campbell from MALK Organics We talk all things sales when it comes to CPG over the last couple years.
Episode 158 - David Jacobowitz from Nebula Snacks and Chris Devlin from Cartograph We talk zero sugar chocolate, working and distributing from home, educating the consumer, and helping brands grow.