Foodboro Library

No one said it was going to be easy, but the right resources make all the difference. We’ve been there, and we know how hard it is to find good information. So we source experts and community members to find answers to your questions and introductions to the topics you’re curious about. Whether you’re an industry veteran or it’s your first time in the kitchen, you’ll learn something here.

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Ask an Expert: Jeff Jacobs of ePac Flexible Packaging

Ask an Expert: Jeff Jacobs of ePac Flexible Packaging

Jeff Jacobs of ePac Flexible Packaging Solutions joined us to talk about the ins and outs of packaging for food & beverage, and how ePac is helping brands stand out on shelves to compete with Big Food through offering professional, polished packaging.

Foodboro x Mable: Digital Wholesale

Foodboro x Mable: Digital Wholesale

We went LIVE with Kristen Keller of Mable Wholesale to talk about how Mable helps connect emerging food & beverage brands with retailers nationwide through their digital wholesale platform.

Foodboro x Rodeo CPG: Keys to a Scrappy Retail Sales Strategy

Foodboro x Rodeo CPG: Keys to a Scrappy Retail Sales Strategy

ICYMI: We hosted a Zoom webinar in partnership with Rodeo CPG. During the event Rodeo’s content head, Adam Pollack, shared the keys to a scrappy (and successful!) retail sales strategy for early-stage CPG brands

Ask an Expert: Ken Ojuka of Fiddle Inventory Management

Ask an Expert: Ken Ojuka of Fiddle Inventory Management

Ken Ojuka of Fiddle Inventory Management started the inventory operations company after seeing a need for a tool that helps early-stage CPG brands easily navigate their business. He and his team have spent that past 2 years building the software to help resolve the pains for you, the New Maker.

Foodboro x UMAI: CPG Marketing Masterclass

Foodboro x UMAI: CPG Marketing Masterclass

ICYMI: We hosted a Zoom webinar Monday, July 19 at 4pm EST in partnership with Umai Marketing. During the event we discussed the keys to building a digital growth system for your CPG biz, so that you can have an efficient marketing machine that gives you back your time and starts getting you results.

Ask an Expert: David Semanoff on Cultivating the Perfect PR Strategy

Ask an Expert: David Semanoff on Cultivating the Perfect PR Strategy

Recently, we spoke with David to learn what food and beverage makers should do when plotting out their media strategy.

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Meet a Maker: Andrew Chi & Brad Armistead of Salivation Snackfoods

Meet a Maker: Andrew Chi & Brad Armistead of Salivation Snackfoods

College pals turned business partners, learn the story behind this upstart snackfood company.

Meet a Maker: Sasha Millstein of Aunt Ethel's

Meet a Maker: Sasha Millstein of Aunt Ethel's

This New York-based founder is reinventing the classic frozen pot pie with her aunt's famous recipe.

Meet a Maker: Natalia and Jess Dalton of Saucy Lips Foods

Meet a Maker: Natalia and Jess Dalton of Saucy Lips Foods

The brother-sister team behind Saucy Lips Foods share how they are bringing authentic Mexican cuisine to America.

Meet a Maker: Paula Horne of River City Flame

Meet a Maker: Paula Horne of River City Flame

Paula spoke with Foodboro about how she got started with entrepreneurship and the challenges of starting a business.

Meet a Maker: Harji Singh of LOKI Enhanced Seltzers

Meet a Maker: Harji Singh of LOKI Enhanced Seltzers

LOKI is an entirely new type of drink. Made with the cannabinoid extract Delta-8.

Meet a Maker: Chase and Jamie Barmore, LIFEbar

Meet a Maker: Chase and Jamie Barmore, LIFEbar

Being a fearless entrepreneur, Chase and his wife Jamie, a creative innovator and fitness enthusiast, opened LIFEbar in 2010, pioneering holistic superfood nutrition in a place most famous for fried chicken.

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The Components of a Strong DTC site
Resources
Jul 28

The Components of a Strong DTC site

It’s easy to get swept up in the complexity that comes with building your ecommerce site. However, like most things, simple is better.

6 Questions To Ask Prior Starting Your Business
Resources
Jul 27

6 Questions To Ask Prior Starting Your Business

We’ve partnered with Rodeo CPG to help food & beverage brands get a jumpstart on scaling their business.

How to Manage Inventory Operations for Growing CPG Brands
Resources
Jul 25

How to Manage Inventory Operations for Growing CPG Brands

A big key to success for any CPG brand is to know your true profit margins.

10 Food & Beverage Emails We Enjoy Seeing In Our Inbox
Resources
Jul 19

10 Food & Beverage Emails We Enjoy Seeing In Our Inbox

Drive DTC sales by connecting with consumers, building loyalty and growing your community of evangelists.

COCINA 54 is Bringing Latin American Flavors to Target's Freezer Aisle
Resources
Jul 12

COCINA 54 is Bringing Latin American Flavors to Target's Freezer Aisle

COCINA 54 Empanadas began in the kitchen of Argentinian couple Federico Carrillo and Cecilia Panichelli.

Taking On Target: Three Tips from Myles Powell, Founder 8 Myles
Resources
Jul 11

Taking On Target: Three Tips from Myles Powell, Founder 8 Myles

Three Tips from Myles Powell, Founder 8 Myles

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SKU Accelerator to Expand to Atlanta

SKU Accelerator to Expand to Atlanta

SKU is expanding into Atlanta in Spring ’22

New Food & Beverage Product Spotlight - July 2021

New Food & Beverage Product Spotlight - July 2021

From apoptogenic and keto-friendly snack mixes and cereals to buckwheat-based seasonings and oat based desserts and spreads, here’s just a small taste of the new products we’re hot for this July.

SKU Dallas Seeking CPG Leaders to Emerging Consumer Product Startups

SKU Dallas Seeking CPG Leaders to Emerging Consumer Product Startups

SKU, the nation’s first accelerator focused on consumer packaged goods (CPG), is seeking experienced consumer-product leaders.

Ocean's Balance Releases Mariner's Pasta Sauces

Ocean's Balance Releases Mariner's Pasta Sauces

Ocean’s Balance, an award-winning Maine company and innovator of edible seaweed products, announced that it is expanding.

Enhanced Sparkling Water Brand FREE RAIN Announces Launch of 'Arousal'

Enhanced Sparkling Water Brand FREE RAIN Announces Launch of 'Arousal'

Arousal is a seltzer infused with maca, a Peruvian herb used for generations to nourish libido, enhance sexual energy, and support hormonal balance.

The United Tastes of America

The United Tastes of America

We are on a mission to change the way we see “American” food by bringing awareness to the makers who are sharing their culture through the products they sell.

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Welcome to the Neighborhood: Oats in Coats
Community
Jul 24

Welcome to the Neighborhood: Oats in Coats

Oats in Coats is the brain child of cofounder Daphne Herlihy a mother of three.

Welcome to the Neighborhood: Etera Foods

Welcome to the Neighborhood: Etera Foods

The After Bar is made with non-hemp-derived CBD.

8 Food & Beverage Brands Founded By Dads
Community
Jun 17

8 Food & Beverage Brands Founded By Dads

Shout out to all the dads out there!

Welcome to the Neighborhood - June 2021
Community
Jun 10

Welcome to the Neighborhood - June 2021

Summer 2021 is looking HOT! We are excited to have these talented makers join the Foodboro community. Read all about our newest members below!

Welcome to the Neighborhood - Meet Our Newest Members!
Community
May 27

Welcome to the Neighborhood - Meet Our Newest Members!

We’re excited to have these talented makers join the Foodboro community.

Welcome to the Neighborhood: July 31, 2020

Welcome to the Neighborhood: July 31, 2020

Read all about our newest members

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