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Dec 8, 2018

Jeff Manning is not your typical mad man advertising man, but he does have a pretty nifty history. He worked on the California milk processor board side of the advertising slogan “got milk.” He is one of the speakers for the upcoming American Food Innovate Summit in Chicago Feb 4-5, and he came to the show to give...


Dec 1, 2018

Joshua Smith has enjoyed a wonderful career at So Delicious, and has a godfather-like affection for several of the products that have made So Delicious a staple in the non-dairy products category. From the younger days as an independent brand through partnerships and acquisitions, Joshua has grown in his career as the...


Nov 24, 2018

Food product developer Joshua Smith is a connection through Katie Jones, the founder of the Food Heroes Podcast, a former colleague at So Delicious. In this preview, Joshua talks about why he has stayed for several years in the same business while many middle managers and developers (myself included) have moved...


Nov 11, 2018

Andrew Garrett laughs easily, but don't think that this doesn't mean he doesn't take his work seriously. The founder of NW Elixers, a chef-created cooking sauce brand in Portland, OR, Chef Andrew has also worked with Icon Foods commercializing sugar free sauces for the ketogenic community. He shares some of the...


Nov 3, 2018

Next week's podcast guest is R&D Chef Andrew Garrett. After acknowledging his obsession with condiments and sauces, Chef Andrew shared how he came to found NW Elixirs and why co-packing was the biggest challenge he faced as a food business entrepreneur. In this preview he shares what the biggest two lessons were for his...