Taste Radio Ep. 93: Project 7’s Tyler Merrick Is Trying to Save the World, One Pack of Gum at a Time
Project 7’s Tyler Merrick on why quality is critical for brands with a social mission; Civilized Caveman founder George Bryant explains his belief that “the more dehumanized brands are, the less likely they are to survive”; the inside story behind a Genius idea; an innovative tea and juice brand causes a riot
Today, David Barber, co-owner of restaurants Blue Hill and Blue Hill at Stone Barns, announced the launch of Almanac Investments, a $30 million fund for agriculture and hospitality technology, CPG, and experiential retail companies.
As the Winter Fancy Food Show is underway, John Haugen, the VP and General Manager for General Mills’ venture arm 301 INC, reflects on his time in the industry and the lessons he has taken away from 301’s portfolio companies.
Sejoyia’s newest innovation, Coco-Thins, launched during the Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco yesterday. It marks the first product since the company rebranded and narrowed its overall R&D focus to sweet snacking.
From a major snack maker launching its first protein-packed bar to industry leaders using their voice in the media to represent consumer demands, here are your top news stories of the week.
Chicago Custom Foods LLC, the maker of popcorn seasoning Kernel Season’s, was sold on Tuesday by VMG Partners and the brand’s founder, Brian Taylor, to middle-market private investment firm Highlander Partners. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
A new survey from consumer insights group IRI found that shoppers are looking online in efforts to be mindful about their spending on everything from personal care to groceries.
ICYMI: This gallery showcases some of the most impactful moments from NOSH Live Winter 2017.
Today, “ultra-fresh” food and beverage producer Urban Remedy announced it had closed a $17 million round of capital, with General Mill’s venture arm, 301 Inc, leading the round.
Since its inception, soup wholesaler and broth maker Zoup! has pursued one goal: to create “good enough to drink” products. Now the brand is doubling down on that mission by focusing on increasing its distribution efforts.