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#146 - Buyer Spotlight: Darren Viscount, Bristol Farms

Join Daniel Scharff and special guest Darren Viscount, senior natural living category manager at Bristol Farms, in this episode of Startup CPG Podcast as they explore ...

Founder Feature: Spencer Hoddeson, Gay Water

In this bonus episode of the Startup CPG podcast, Grace Kennedy sits down with Spencer Hoddeson, the CEO of Gay Water. They delve into the inspiration behind creating ...

#145 Distributor Trade Shows with Samuel Jacobson, HOP WTR

Join Daniel Scharff in this episode of the Startup CPG podcast as he delves into the intricacies of exhibiting at distributor shows within the food and beverage indust...

Founder Feature: Jia Liao, Hotpot Queen

Join Grace Kennedy in this bonus episode of the Startup CPG Podcast as she speaks with Jia Liao, the founder of Hotpot Queen, to explore her remarkable journey in the ...

#144 - Buyer Spotlight: Kenny Hausmann, Fresh Thyme

In this episode of Startup CPG Podcast, join Daniel Scharff and Kenny Hausmann, an 18-year veteran of the grocery industry, to discuss the accessibility of natural foo...

Founder Feature: JoLynn Henke and Peter Clarkson

Join Grace Kennedy in this bonus episode of the Startup CPG Podcast as she interviews JoLynn Henke and Peter Clarkson, the co-founders of Protéger. From personal exper...

#143 Qualitative Consumer Insights: Sara Schor, Schor Insights & Strategy

Join Daniel Scharff in this episode of Startup CPG Podcast as he delves into the intricacies of consumer research methodologies with Sara Schor, principal of Schor Ins...

Plant-Based Indian Food: Sabah Ashraf, House of Kajaana

Join Grace Kennedy in this bonus episode of the Startup CPG podcast as she delves into the flavorful world of House of Kajaana, a pioneering plant-based Indian food br...

#142 - Buyer Spotlight: Christine McNerney and Jason Bidart, Thrive Market

In this episode of the Startup CPG Podcast, Daniel Scharff is joined by Christine McNerney, Vice President of Merchandising Ops for Health, Beauty, and Home Categories...

UPC Management: Jake Deleon, Fila Manila and Alex Sorenson, Blank Slate Kitchen

Join Grace Kennedy in this bonus episode of the Startup CPG podcast as she is joined by Jake Deleon, the founder and CEO of Fila Manila and Alex Sorenson, the Founder ...

#141 Commercial Kitchens 101: Mott Smith, Amped Kitchens

In this episode of the Startup CPG Podcast, Daniel Scharff is joined by Mott Smith, co-founder of Amped Kitchens and a Startup CPG partner. Together, they delve into t...

Founder Feature: Aman Blana, Growee Foods

Join Grace Kennedy as she delves into the world of healthy vegetarian delights with Aman Blana, the founder of Growee Foods, in this bonus episode of the Startup CPG P...

#140 Buyer Spotlight: Foodservice Buying with Lizz Ingrassia & Allie Cotter, Fresh Thyme

In this episode of the Startup CPG Podcast, join Daniel Scharff as he dives into the world of foodservice with Lizz Ingrassia and Allie Cotter of Fresh Time Market. De...

#139 Inventory Management for Early Brands: Cory Hebert from Cin7, and Jamie Valenti-Jordan, Catapult Commercialization Services

Join Daniel Scharff in this episode of the Startup CPG Podcast together with Cory Hebert from Cin7 and Jamie Valenti-Jordan, CEO of Catapult Commercialization Services...

Community Fundraising 101: James Reina, Jibby Coffee, and Jonny Price, Wefunder

In this bonus episode of the Startup CPG podcast, originally recorded as a webinar, join Daniel Scharff together with Jonny Price and James Reina as they talk through ...

#138 Buyer Spotlight: Rich Gillmore, Gelson's

In this episode of the Startup CPG Podcast, Daniel Scharff is joined by Rich Gillmore, the VP of Center Store at Gelson's. Together, they delve into the dynamic world ...

Gluten-Free Noodle Chips: Lauryn Bodden, S’noods

In this bonus episode of the Startup CPG podcast, join Grace Kennedy together with Lauryn Bodden, the founder of S’noods as they delve into the captivating origin stor...

#137 Plant-Based Dumpling Kings: Eric Wu and Adam Yee, Sobo Foods

In this episode of the Startup CPG Podcast, join Daniel Scharff together with Eric Wu and Adam Yee, the founders of Sobo Foods, as they share their journey of creating...

#136: Growing Jaju Pierogi with Social Media Pro Vanessa White

In this episode of the Startup CPG podcast, Daniel Scharff is joined by Vanessa White, CEO of Jaju Pierogi. Together, they trace the remarkable journey of Jaju Pierogi...

#135 Recruiting 101 with Peggy Shell, Creative Alignments

In this episode of the Startup CPG Podcast, Daniel Scharff, together with Peggy Shell, the founder of Creative Alignments delve into the challenges faced by startups i...

Expo West 2024 Recap: Trends, Brands, and Swag

Join Daniel Scharff and team—Patricia Menegoto, Kiki Huddleston, and Grace Kennedy—in this episode of the Startup CPG Podcast as they delve into the vibrant world of n...

#134 How to Make and Scale Your Product with Jamie Valenti-Jordan, Catapult Commercialization Services Part 2

We are just as excited as you are to share the second part of Jamie Valenti Jordan’s episode –  How to Make and Scale Your Product.In this episode, Daniel Scharff and ...

#133 How to Make and Scale Your Product with Jamie Valenti-Jordan, Catapult Commercialization Services Part 1

In this absolute gem of an episode of the Startup CPG Podcast, Daniel Scharff is joined by Jamie  Valenti-Jordan, CEO of Catapult Commercialization Services, with a fo...

Nowhere Bakery Swims in the Shark Tank!

Join Daniel Scharff and Patricia Menegoto in this bonus episode of the Startup CPG Podcast, where they chat with Maurizio Rasti and Saphira Rasti, the dynamic founders...

#132 Buyer Spotlight: Chris Battaglia, Protein Category Sr Manager, Hungryroot

In this episode of the Startup CPG Podcast, Daniel Scharff dives into the world of protein with Chris Battaglia, a seasoned expert and category lead for proteins at le...

#131 The Rise of Carbone Fine Food with CEO Eric Skae

Join Daniel Scharff in this episode of the Startup CPG Podcast featuring Eric Skae, the CEO of Carbone Fine Food with over 35 years of experience in business. Carbone'...

Fila Manila's Founder Jake Deleon Brings Filipino Flavors to Shark Tank

In this special bonus episode of the Startup CPG Podcast, Daniel Scharff is joined by Jake Deleon, the founder and CEO of Fila Manila. With a focus on crafting award-w...

#130 What is a CMO? With Erin Fasano (Core Foods)

In this episode of Startup GPG Podcast, Daniel Scharff is joined by Erin Fasano, the chief marketing officer at Core Foods with over two decades of experience in the C...

How to Win At Kroger

Wondering how to get on shelf and pick the right marketing programs to do well?Join expert guests Erin, Courtney, and Holly as they share their wealth of knowledge on ...

#129 Buyer Spotlight: Jonathan Lawrence, Fresh Thyme Market

In this episode of the Startup CPG podcast, Daniel Scharff dives into the vibrant world of the natural food industry with Jonathan Lawrence, Vice President of Center S...

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