Category: Entrepreneurship

Making Dreams Come True: Organic Candy Factory makes a sweet deal with Hy-Vee

When Piper Cochrane’s five-year-old daughter said she wanted to open a candy store, she didn’t try to brush off her little girl’s talk as a childhood fantasy that would never become a reality.

/ April 19, 2018
ORGAID Organic Sheet Masks

Supplier Spotlight: High-performance skincare brand wins retailers over naturally

What started out as a passion project in a tiny bedroom, became the first manufactured organic sheet mask in the United States.

/ March 30, 2018
Coromega

Supplier Spotlight: Coromega lands a big fish with Albertsons

Coromega helps deliver the health benefits of Omega-3 fatty acids, found in so many fish, in a delicious way. As more and more consumers turn towards a healthy lifestyle, Coromega wants to be right there with them, easily accessible on...

/ March 2, 2018
Pan's Mushroom Jerky

Supplier Spotlight: Pan’s Mushroom Jerky bringing global flavors local

Pan's Mushroom Jerky wins with international flavor after being discovered by the major retail chain, Hy-Vee.

/ January 25, 2018

Supplier Spotlight: How this family brand connected with their perfect retailer

John and Julia Paino are a father-daughter duo giving back to the community while tackling the snacking problem with their brand, Swoffle.

/ December 7, 2017

Supplier Spotlight: Snowflakes Candy’s simple formula for retail success

Without a background in consumer packaged goods, let alone running a business, Kenney Joyal found himself in a similar position as many entrepreneurs just starting out...

/ November 17, 2017

Supplier Spotlight: Pure Sea reels in Whole Foods Market

Agnes DeLatoni is a product director with a knack for shaking up the natural food space.

/ November 9, 2017

Supplier Spotlight: Day to Day Imports gives pets what they need at Target

Day to Day Imports continues to bring the latest products to consumers while working to expand their business to business relationships with big-box retailers.

/ November 1, 2017

Supplier Spotlight: Free Brands lands LuckyVitamin

Building a business that advocates for breast cancer patients and survivors, Free Brands, and their five scents of deodorant and three scented body sprays, was recently picked up by LuckyVitamin...

/ October 25, 2017

Supplier Spotlight: Hugo Tea grows with Sprouts

Tyler Beckett's passion for tea allowed him to travel far and wide where he built relationships with tea farmers and studied the craft of making great tea — both cornerstones of Hugo Tea.

/ September 27, 2017