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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: Chelsea Ford of Females in Food

Ask an Expert: Chelsea Ford of Females in Food

Chelsea Ford of Females in Food, one of Foodboro's newest Partner Members, joined us to talk about her experience in the CPG industry, the model of her coaching and best practices for emerging packaged food and beverage brands to get stocked, sold and put more money in their pocket for every product they sell.

Leveraging LinkedIn for Food & Beverage Founders: An Interview With Helen Guo of Schoolyard Snacks

Leveraging LinkedIn for Food & Beverage Founders: An Interview With Helen Guo of Schoolyard Snacks

Foodboro sat down with Helen Guo of Schoolyard Snacks to discuss her journey to entrepreneurship, how she utilized LinkedIn to build her personal brand as well as her DTC company, and how she and her partner are able to work from anywhere and still successfully build a growing CPG business.

Ask an Expert: Fernando Arendar of Nitid Studio

Ask an Expert: Fernando Arendar of Nitid Studio

Fernando Arendar of Nitid Studio, one of Foodboro's newest Partner Members, joined us to talk about his experience working with larger CPG clients, the importance of understanding consumer behavior in package design, best practices for emerging food & beverage brands, and trends he is seeing on grocery store shelves.

What to Know Before Hiring a Product Photographer

What to Know Before Hiring a Product Photographer

We sat down with Katie Ring of Katie Ring Photography to talk about FIVE things you need to know before hiring a photogrpaher for your brand.

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.

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Meet a Maker: Candace Wu & Jonathan Weinstein from Wonder Monday

Meet a Maker: Candace Wu & Jonathan Weinstein from Wonder Monday

In the middle of the pandemic, these seasoned techpreneurs turned to food with their reinvention of the cheesecake.

Meet a Maker: Dillon Ceglio of Chubby Snacks

Meet a Maker: Dillon Ceglio of Chubby Snacks

From running a digital marketing agency to founding a predominantly DTC-driven CPG company, this entrepreneur is building your new favorite snack brand.

Meet a Maker: Jessica Kwong of Jack & Friends

Meet a Maker: Jessica Kwong of Jack & Friends

With a degree in food science from Cornell University in hand, this founder dove into the world of plant-based snacks.

Meet a Maker: Ali Bonar of Oat Haus

Meet a Maker: Ali Bonar of Oat Haus

The influencer and founder behind this food startup is OATally rad.

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.

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Foodboro's Directory of Food & Beverage Retailers

Foodboro's Directory of Food & Beverage Retailers

Foodboro members have had success with these retailers, and so can you!

Foodboro's 2021 Retailer Guide: Getting Your Product on Shelves

Foodboro's 2021 Retailer Guide: Getting Your Product on Shelves

Many makers have likely envisioned their product on the shelves of a major grocer. However, getting your products on the shelves is only half the battle.

Our 2021 Food and Beverage Co-packing Guide and Directory
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Nov 22

Our 2021 Food and Beverage Co-packing Guide and Directory

In an ideal scenario, your co-packer will be a long-term partner as your business grows, so it’s important to remember that your business’ success is their success and vice versa.

Foodboro's Directory of Food & Beverage Co-Packers
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Nov 22

Foodboro's Directory of Food & Beverage Co-Packers

Here are some of the co-packers that Foodboro members have used and recommended.

The Basics of Inventory Financing

The Basics of Inventory Financing

There are various types of inventory financing. The specifics on how inventory financing works can vary depending on the type of inventory financing you use.

Is Your Food & Beverage Product Causing Choice Paralysis?

Is Your Food & Beverage Product Causing Choice Paralysis?

As consumers, we tend to think that the more options we have to choose from, the better, as it gives us more freedom. But the reality is different.

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How SKU Helped Foodboro Member Karma Nuts Scale

How SKU Helped Foodboro Member Karma Nuts Scale

From fine-tuning business operations to helping bring on a marketing and sales team, SKU's accelerator was intsrumental in helping Karma Nuts scale.

Moonshot Launches Campaign to Tackle Holiday Shopping’s Environmental Impact with Green Friday

Moonshot Launches Campaign to Tackle Holiday Shopping’s Environmental Impact with Green Friday

Moonshot, a carbon-neutral snack company, is joined by TBH, Nutiva, Petit Pot, Riff, Appleton’s Market, Connect, Toodaloo, Amazi Foods, Fire Ox, LivBar, GOOD PLANeT Foods, Grace's Goodness and Pezzy Pets, as the companies pledge to help consumers offset their personal carbon footprint this holiday season.

New Food & Beverage Product Spotlight - September 2021

New Food & Beverage Product Spotlight - September 2021

From adaptogenic and keto-friendly coffee, chocolate and nutrition bars to upcycled whey beverages and authentic Mexican cooking sauces, here’s just a small taste of the new products we’re falling for this September.

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.

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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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