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Brittany WightBrittany Wight
Wight Tea Company

Brittany Wight

Baltimore, MD
Don't wait for perfect to launch. Figure things out as you go.
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Alison ElliottAlison Elliott
The Farmer Foodie

Alison Elliott

200 Berkeley Street, Boston, MA 02116
When faced with a challenge do not forget how far you have come!
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Vasa MartinezVasa Martinez
Perfy

Vasa Martinez

Torrance, CA
Always be learning.
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Giordana GusmaoGiordana Gusmao
Botanica Origins

Giordana Gusmao

Seattle, WA
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Brittany SimpsonBrittany Simpson
Go Yellow Digital

Brittany Simpson

Indianapolis, IN
Remain flexible. Know how your skills can be adapted to provide value to others.
Partner
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Mike NelsonMike Nelson
North Mallow

Mike Nelson

Long Lake, Minnesota
Network with those in the industry and know you are not just making a product but bringing joy to others.
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Julie RadcliffeJulie Radcliffe
Savoure Kitchen

Julie Radcliffe

Cleveland OH
Don't be afraid to change. One concept can blossom into many or take you on a different path. Let creativity lead you.
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James RichardJames Richard
Bizi

James Richard

Nashville, TN
Never trust a PR firm. They will burn you bad.
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Jamie GrimstadJamie Grimstad
Favour

Jamie Grimstad

NYC/FL
Don't cut corners!
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Daniel LewisDaniel Lewis
Winno

Daniel Lewis

Washington, DC
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Tara PateTara Pate
Daysie

Tara Pate

Charleston, SC
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Benson SungBenson Sung
KOFE

Benson Sung

Vancouver, Canada
Surround yourself with mentors, team, and community to hone that inner voice you have guiding you on the founder path.
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Natalie AlibrandiNatalie Alibrandi
Nali Consulting

Natalie Alibrandi

London
Be tenacious in this industry.
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Rhonda CammonRhonda Cammon
Perfectly Cordial

Rhonda Cammon

Nashville, TN
Be so good they can't ignore you.
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Haley MilanoHaley Milano
Hawke Media

Haley Milano

Los Angeles, CA
Partner
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Isabella ChiaIsabella Chia
FIELD + FARMER

Isabella Chia

Chicago, IL
Don't ever forget who you work for -- the consumer. Don't be too precious with your ideas without your consumers.
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Grace VranacGrace Vranac
Harvest Farmacy

Grace Vranac

Texas
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Amy AndesAmy Andes
Banzo Butter

Amy Andes

Columbus, OH
Stay stubborn and celebrate wins but also losses.
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Mariam ElghaniMariam Elghani
Mariam's Garlic Goodness

Mariam Elghani

Berkeley, CA
Take your time and enjoy the ride
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Camilo LinaresCamilo Linares
Salento Organics

Camilo Linares

West Palm Beach
Clean traceability and direct trade are the most important assets a brand has to differentiate from the big guys.
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Dillon CeglioDillon Ceglio
Chubby Snacks

Dillon Ceglio

Los Angeles
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Joanna TranJoanna Tran
Social Nature

Joanna Tran

Vancouver, Canada
Partner
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Wolfparc TeamWolfparc Team
Wolfparc

Wolfparc Team

10736 W Jefferson Blvd Suite 332 Los Angeles, California.
Listen to your customers and stay nimble.
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John HeberlingJohn Heberling
Kickfurther

John Heberling

Boulder, CO & Buffalo, NY
Partner
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Susanne BroseSusanne Brose
Fenomenal

Susanne Brose

Brooklyn, NY
Just do it. Follow your north star. And keep doing it.
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Chelsea FordChelsea Ford
Females in Food®

Chelsea Ford

Sydney
Be bold, dare to be different.
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Ahmed zakiAhmed zaki
MMG

Ahmed zaki

Kuwait
GM, Managing F&B Concepts, E-commerce, Operations and developments in Kuwait.
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Kyle MurphyKyle Murphy
enspice

Kyle Murphy

Chicago
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Phebe RossiPhebe Rossi
Nuflours

Phebe Rossi

Seattle, WA
Seek out mentors and advisors, and ask for help! You don't know what you don't know!
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Fernando ArendarFernando Arendar
Nitid Studio

Fernando Arendar

Buenos Aires, Argentina
Always be aware that the consumer doesn't know as much about your product as you think
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Partner
Terry GatewoodTerry Gatewood
The Really Nice Sauce Co.

Terry Gatewood

Toronto, Canada
Take it one day at a time.
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Jennifer WieseJennifer Wiese
BeeFree

Jennifer Wiese

Noblesville, IN
Believe in your dream/ brand and surround yourself with others who believe, too and who build you up.
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Tania SweisTania Sweis
Brune Kitchen

Tania Sweis

Los Angeles
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Harji SinghHarji Singh
LOKI Enhanced Seltzers

Harji Singh

Williamsburg, Brooklyn
Focus on brand equity.
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Jeff JacobsJeff Jacobs
ePac Flexible Packaging

Jeff Jacobs

Austin, TX
Things change quickly, but also stay the same.
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Carlos TorrebiarteCarlos Torrebiarte
Biarte Specialty Foods

Carlos Torrebiarte

Austin, Texas
Do, learn, adjust.
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Yannis VarellasYannis Varellas
OLYRA

Yannis Varellas

New York
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Vanessa MurilloVanessa Murillo
I Am Grounded

Vanessa Murillo

Brisbane, Australia
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Susan PalmerSusan Palmer
Little Red Kitchen Bake Shop

Susan Palmer

Brooklyn, NY
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Steve RedmondSteve Redmond
Rival Brands

Steve Redmond

Burlington, Vermont
If you don't have the time or money to do it right the first time you won't have either to do it right a second time.
Partner
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Stefan AlexievStefan Alexiev
VNDR

Stefan Alexiev

Los Angeles CA
Perishable CPG Logistics Expert
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Sasha T MillsteinSasha T Millstein
Aunt Ethel's Pot Pies

Sasha T Millstein

Brooklyn, NY
If you've launched with a perfect product, you've waited too long.
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Paul MajcherczykPaul Majcherczyk
Fabalish

Paul Majcherczyk

Kearny, NJ
One step at a time.
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Nanci GelbNanci Gelb
Off Our Rocker Cookies

Nanci Gelb

Boston, MA
Trust in yourself and trust in the people you meet through this journey and be willing to ask for support
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Molly MunsterMolly Munster
Hot Eric Honey

Molly Munster

Boise, Idaho
Grit and determination are key!
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Michele DavisMichele Davis
Cocacao

Michele Davis

Beaverton, Oregon
Talk to people in the food and beverage community and ask questions!
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Michael PanMichael Pan
Pan's

Michael Pan

Portland, OR
Learn fast and cheap!
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Lisa LiLisa Li
The Qi

Lisa Li

NYC
Have fun
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Kirsten SutariaKirsten Sutaria
Wonderlab's Doozy Pots

Kirsten Sutaria

Cleveland, OH
The only constant is change, be prepared to make changes and handle them with grace.
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Kate WeilerKate Weiler
Drink Simple

Kate Weiler

Sudbury MA
Trust your gut.
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John WallerJohn Waller
Humble Nut Butter

John Waller

Minneapolis, MN
There's never enough margin!
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Jessica KwongJessica Kwong
Jack & Friends

Jessica Kwong

New York
Be patient in the beginning and make sure you conduct extensive R&D on your product before releasing it to the public!
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Jennifer FaigelJennifer Faigel
CommonWealth Kitchen

Jennifer Faigel

Boston
learn. adapt. be persistent.
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Holly ArbuckleHolly Arbuckle
Singing Pastures

Holly Arbuckle

Newcastle, Maine
Don't let good be the enemy of the best. Sometimes it is better to do something than wait til its perfect.
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Emily GriffithEmily Griffith
Lil Bucks

Emily Griffith

Chicago
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Dyanna SalcedoDyanna Salcedo
Oats in Coats

Dyanna Salcedo

Austin, TX
Build a brand that transcends the product
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Christina AppletonChristina Appleton
Appleton's Market

Christina Appleton

Los Angeles
Comparison is the thief of joy - it is so easy to compare yourself to others but it is rarely helpful.
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Chris KajanderChris Kajander
Candid

Chris Kajander

Brooklyn, NY
Taste matters
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Chase BarmoreChase Barmore
LIFEbar

Chase Barmore

Louisville, KY
Be sure to work with contractors/ agency's who have worked in the food business
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Candace WuCandace Wu
Wonder Monday

Candace Wu

Boston
Taste is king.
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Brittney WhiddenBrittney Whidden
Gimme Some

Brittney Whidden

Nashville, TN
Don't talk about the thing until you're doing the thing.
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Blake GodloveBlake Godlove
Etera Foods

Blake Godlove

Beverly Hills, CA
The work you put into self-improvement should match the work you put into growing your business.
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Andrew SuzukaAndrew Suzuka
Otamot Foods

Andrew Suzuka

New York, New York
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Andrew BartaAndrew Barta
Radicle Foods

Andrew Barta

Chicago
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Amy KellerAmy Keller
FAVES

Amy Keller

LA, CA
How food is produced, consumed & how much is wasted all heavily shape the health of people & the planet.
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Josh PersonJosh Person
Foodboro

Josh Person

Minneapolis, MN
Stay curious.
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Amanda DeVriesAmanda DeVries
Eye Candy Design

Amanda DeVries

London, Ontario, Canada
Make sure you can make money doing this! This industry is not for the faint-hearted.
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