Episode 157 - Justin Gill from Bachan's and Steven Cicalese from AMZ Advisers We talk sauces, NorCal, raising capital, Costco, profitability and how to scale on Amazon.
Episode 156 - Tyler Phillips from Hummii Snacks and Caroline Grace from Product & Prosper We talk better for you candy and go-to-retail strategy.
Episode 155 - Ari Raz from The Coconut Cult and Matt Rogers from ePax Flexible Packaging We talk yogurt, building through social media, guy health and innovation in packaging.
Episode 154 - Sydney Chasin from Chasin' Dreams Farm and Alison Smith and Karin Samelson from UMAI Marketing We talk better for you snacks, specific distribution, innovation, and digital and social marketing.
Episode 153 - Carl Starkey from AWSM Sauce and Jessyca Dewey from The Y Collective We talk food sauces and sustainability, innovation in that category, direct to consumer and the impact of storytelling.
Episode 152 - Parker Olson from FORIJ and David Abrahams from iLevel Brands We talk granola, state of the CPG space, the brutal headwinds ahead for many brands, plus brokers.
Episode 151 - Katherine Harvey from Bare Bones and Richard Moniz from Rich Insights Research We talk bone broth, health benefits, growing over the last 8+ years and shopper insights.
Episode 4 - Dr. James Richardson of Premium Growth Solutions and Author of Brand Building We talk Liquid Death, going hard after your core customer and advertising with no filter, plus Dude Wipes and Chomps mentioned.
Episode 150 - Simón Sacal from Solely Inc. and Emily Wilcox from Elevate Growth Group We talk dried fruit and other snacks, vertical integration with facilities in Mexico, owning the P&L and innovation, and helping brands sell on Amazon.
Episode 149 - Yanni Hufnagel from The Lemon Perfect Company and M'Kenna Krchnavy from generAI We talk going from college basketball to making lemon water, mile deep in sales, raising capital and spending to get trial and big revenue, plus matching brands with content creators.
Special Episode - Live at Natural Products Expo East 2022 We visited the Natural Products Expo East 2022 and asked CPG owners to give us one obstacle they have seen this year and how they're overcoming it.
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.