Let's Eat with Mark Samuel - Episode 154

Let's Eat with Mark Samuel - Episode 154

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.

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Let's Eat with Mark Samuel - Episode 153

Let's Eat with Mark Samuel - Episode 153

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.

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Let's Eat with Mark Samuel - Episode 151

Let's Eat with Mark Samuel - Episode 151

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.

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Let's Eat with Mark Samuel - Episode 150

Let's Eat with Mark Samuel - Episode 150

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.

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Let's Eat with Mark Samuel - Episode 149

Let's Eat with Mark Samuel - Episode 149

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.

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Let's Eat with Mark Samuel - Episode 148

Let's Eat with Mark Samuel - Episode 148

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.  

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Let's Eat with Mark Samuel - Episode 147

Let's Eat with Mark Samuel - Episode 147

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.

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Let's Eat with Mark Samuel - Episode 146

Let's Eat with Mark Samuel - Episode 146

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.

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Let's Eat with Mark Samuel - Episode 145

Let's Eat with Mark Samuel - Episode 145

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.

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Let's Eat with Mark Samuel - Episode 144

Let's Eat with Mark Samuel - Episode 144

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.

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Let's Eat with Mark Samuel - Episode 143

Let's Eat with Mark Samuel - Episode 143

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.   

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Let's Eat with Mark Samuel - Episode 142

Let's Eat with Mark Samuel - Episode 142

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.

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