Summertime fun and ice cream go hand-in-hand. What is a sunny day favorite to many was not readily available to most people back in the 1800s.
Nancy Johnson, a pioneer of fierce fun femmes of summer came and saved the day (and summer) by inventing the
Denise Woodward, former Coca Cola executive and founder of Partake Foods, broke through the barrier for women of color to receive venture funding.
Woodward was inspired to create Partake foods after her daughter had an allergic reaction. Thus creating a cookie that doesn't have the eight
Leigh Vickery, owner and recipe creator of Queso Mama is a single mom of two that succeeded in her passion, Queso Mama while also working as Chief Innovation Strategist.
Now with her company expanding, Queso Mama is sold in 32 states and globally into South Korea, she
After launching a few startups (which is no easy feat), Lisa Liguori founded a company that presents awards to food products that meet a high standard of excellence. You may know her company, ChefsBest, by the gold seals and ChefsBest Awards that appear at the
Fact: Six cities have a soda tax in place on sugary beverages.
What should you do? Do your research! Make sure you know the regulations and how it will affect your business. If there is no way around it, put the sugar down! Find an equally as delicious
Interested in food and technology? Danielle Gould, the CEO and founder of Food + Tech Connect, single-handedly changed the food tech industry. Food + Tech Connect is a company provides information and other connections to people who are re-engineering food systems. She has even launched a separate program
Fact: About 80% of millennials would choose to spend money on an experience rather than a product.
What should you do? In millennial terms, an experience really means something that is Instagram-worthy. Whether it's creative packaging or a great backdrop or unique entertainment in your restaurant, serve-up more than
Shannon Ronan and Breelyn MacDonald, co-founders of Two Chicks Beef Jerky, created an all-natural version of an all-time favorite guilty pleasure, beef jerky. Meat snacks comprise a $1.6 billion market in the U.S., but most brands are created and marketed by men.
These two wonderful women
Fact: Nearly half of all food produced is wasted.
What should you do? Review your process. You can learn from others how to use your produce more efficiently, getting more product while shrinking your carbon footprint! Here are some practical tips from Mashable on reducing food waste.
A mother-daughter duo, Val and Breezy Griffith, started their company, Skinny Dipped Almonds, as a goal to spend more time together after the passing of a close family friend. Their idea grew after eating chocolate covered almonds that had a little too much coating on them.