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Wal-Mart to Open its First Wal-Mart Express
Walmart Is Creating Express Stores to Solve Shoppers Convenience Gap.
How to Make Promotional Ideas Effective in...
In-Store Retail Marketing is the lifeblood of the supermarket and for brands. These create Trial and Repeat Purchase AND create all important Impulse Sales. You know impulse, all of those items you purchased that were not on your shopping list!
National Pork Board Campaign Celebrates New...
Updated Positioning Creates New Role For The Pork That Food Entrepreneurs Need To Know
10 Questions to Ask a Food Copacker
Here are 10 questions to ask a food copacker. Food entrepreneurs make big mistakes by spending money on production equipment vs. spending on new product launches and retail trade support.
Business Sales Pitch - NightFoods Nutrition Bars
A sales pitch for Natural sleep remedies… is it compelling or does the brand need some help? When we think of things to help us sleep, we don't usually think of a nutrition bar. Food entrepreneur Sean Folkson created NightFoods, combining tasty nutrition to aid in sleep.
How can I sell my food products to Walmart?
How can I sell my food products to Walmart? As the number 1 food retailer in the USA, many food entrepreneurs aspire to sell to Walmart. Shopper Marketing agency FUEL Partnerships outlines six steps to a Walmart sales pitch.
How do you decide on Lease to Own
When you shop for commercial kitchen equipment you can buy it for cash, lease it conventionally or take the hybrid lease to own. See what this means.
Don’t Write a Business Plan to Start Your...
Tips on Getting Your Product Idea Out of the Kitchen with the One Page Business Plan
Is your food packaging really bad?
Your food packaging has to communicate in 1/10 of a second your brand identity and features and benefits. Otherwise you lose the customer! Food packaging must be functional and adhere to FDA Labeling and Health Claims regulations.
Creating a Successful Food & Beverage Sales...
Your new food product is now ready to get Out of the Kitchen and on to the Retail Shelf. How your product tastes is NOT the most important factor element of your sales pitch. Successful new product launch requires an effective sales pitch to a retail buyer.
Restaurant Formats - QSR, Casual Dining and...
Restaurant Formats - Starting a restaurant? Here are the basics of QSR, Casual Dining and Fast Casual
Why Food Entrepreneurs Fail? They Are Stuck in...
So how do you avoid costly food business startup mistakes? The best way is to learn from others so here is my follow-up article…
How to Sell Your New Product to Whole Foods...
Want to know how to sell to Whole Foods? An interview with the CEO of Prosperity Organics on their national Whole Foods rollout.
The Role of McDonald's Happy Meals
Anyone reading this with children know “Happy Meals” and have purchased more than your fair share, whether by choice OR begrudgingly. What is interesting is this statistic: Happy Meals are approximately 10% of McDonalds sales.
Take-Out and Take-Away Options Threaten...
The Omni-Channel Consumer is making it difficult for retail and foodservice operators to draw the lines of competition. Today Whole Foods is competing with Walgreens and Starbucks is competing with McDonalds McCafe.
STOP! Don't produce your own food... get a...
Do we want someone else to assemble your food products? GSC's business is assembly of a finished product. Foods that are best for contract packers are the kinds that can be sent in as bulk. Snack foods and frozen foods are not applicable.
How to Make Your First Sales Calls to...
Successful food entrepreneurs advice – Avoid mistakes… no me-too products, know the market need and create strong brand differentiators before you try to pitch your products to supermarkets.
Our Crystal Ball for Consumer Food Trends
Mintel, the global leader in market and consumer intelligence, has their crystal ball out revealing consumer food trends in the year ahead.
How to Sell Food Products at Your Local Farmers...
Farmers Markets are still a great platform to build your business. Eliminate the middleman and sell directly with these tips.
How to sell to grocery stores from a real Food...
Do you want know how to sell to grocery stores? Learn from entrepreneur success stories like this one from Fun to Eat Fruit.
What is Content Marketing?
Content Marketing is necessary for Successful New Product Launches. Food entrepreneurs are challenged with limited marketing budgets yet need to “get the word out”. It is more than social media and search engines optimization. Learn how a carefully crafted content marketing plan allows you to increase awareness and “trial” of your food or beverage product. And most importantly, repeat purchase.
New Product Launch Tips from Pretzel Crisps
Here are tips on successful new product launch and successfully creating a winning retail buyer sales pitch in the food & beverage market from VP of Marketing at Pretzel Crisps.
A 10 Step Food Product Marketing Plan - Ask the...
A product marketing plan can be built in ten logical steps for any food and beverage product. Brand positioning leads to better brand awareness to get the consumer to take your product off of the supermarket shelf. You just have to follow each step to get from kitchen to market faster!
Food Brokers – Partners in Successful New...
Food entrepreneurs should consider a food broker given today’s competitive Food & Beverage landscape. Brokers are experts to Get Your Product on the Retailers Shelf in supermarkets, specialty food retail stores and mass merchants like Target and Walmart.
How to Create Brand Evangelists
Customers that can’t say enough about your brand are what we call Brand Evangelists. They are your best sales people since they have high credibility. They are impartial as a brand messenger and all they cost you is great service! So how do you convert your customers to brand evangelists? Gladworks Marketing tells you how.
New Product Launch - Take a Position
Food 101 - Successful New Product Launches by using the 5 Steps to Positioning Food and Beverage Products
National Pork Board Creates Pork® Be...
Updated Positioning Creates New Role For The Pork That Food Entrepreneurs Need To Know. Page 2.
Social Media, Customer Content Marketing from...
Major grocery retailers are rushing in embrace Social Media to execute Custom Content Grocery Marketing.
New Vs. Used Commercial Kitchen Equipment
The decision for building a commercial kitchen is a big investment whether you are a restaurant or a food entrepreneur selling product to the grocery retail sector.
How to Build a Brand and Launch Products in the...
How do brands market healthy snack for kids? Far too often, parents face the compromise in snacks: convenience to match busy kids schedules vs. the healthy snack attributes moms seek. It appears GoGo squeeZ may have found the perfect “snack solution” for parents. The squeezable pouch and built-in straw make healthy snacking and playing on-the-go easy for kids.
Is Pret A Manger Upscale Fast Food or Fast...
Fast food trends are hard to predict and upscale fast food is appearing in many locations. Pret A Manger sandwich shops are upscale fast food - a hybrid fast food and fast casual restaurant. Upscale fast food Pret a Manger will be coming to a suburban shopping center near you.
The Marketing Mix
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What is Happening in the Snacking Category
Consumers want everything in their snacking options: Better For You, Indulgence, Portability. The question is, can brands deliver?
Key Steps to Launching a Profitable New Food...
How do you innovate and launch new products successfully on to the grocery shelves? Beanitos CEO says you should be looking at food trends to see market opportunities. Also look at other successful entrepreneurs can help you create a successful road map for your food business.
Food Trucks: Latest Food Trend Mobilizes Food...
Food Trucks: Latest Food Trend Mobilizes Food To Go. Thinking of starting a food business? Technomic, the leading foodservice research and consulting firm has released a report on emerging trends in the restaurant business. Their bottom line is the restaurant landscape is changing in three key areas. Read on for more details.
Food 101 - Small Business Marketing. 5 Step...
Developing a food business marketing plan can be a daunting process. Use this five step process to improve your food business marketing strategies.
Most Memorable New Product Launches Part 2
This is part two of the most memorable product launches food consumers remember the most, according to a report from Schneider Associates. Page 3.
The Foodpreneur's Beginning Tips for Starting a...
The Foodpreneur's entrepreneur success stories teach you how to sell to grocery stores.
Visual Marketing at the Retail Shelf
Your product has one second to grab the grocery shoppers attention. Learn how to design effective in-store point of sales.
Why Do Food Entrepreneurs Fail? They are Stuck...
The path of a food entrepreneur is this: getting out of the kitchen, getting on the shelf and getting on the consumers plate. Why do food entrepreneurs fail? They get stuck in the kitchen, meaning they focus so intently on the “food”… thinking incorrectly that this is the path to success. Why does this happen?
Tasty Nuggets of Creative Specialty Food Products
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Financing for small food businesses finally...
How to Fund a Small Business? Crowdfunding is a new way for Food Entrepreneurs to scale their business and to get the crowd to bring small brands to the next level. CircleUp is focusing on consumer products companies. Why? Because the crown shops and knows what is out there.
Most Memorable New Product Launches Part 1
What are the new product launches food consumers remember the most, according to a report from Schneider Associates.
3 Tips on Calculating Food Costs
Cloud based software can help small food manufacturing businesses manage cost of goods effortlessly help move from a recipe to a structured bill of materials
Barilla Launches Microwavable Meals - Not...
How did Barilla use Mommy Bloggers for their Barilla Microwaveable Meals new product launch campaign? And why did they introduce these as shelf-stable meals vs. more familiar frozen food meals? The confluence of trends in consumers suggested position shelf-stable to today’s time starved consumers and moms in particular.
Your business will SINK without great digital...
Learn Tips for Using Twitter to sell more products at a Food Demo. Sampling more grocery shoppers means more sales and profits. It also shows the supermarket buyer your brand is hot! Page 2.
Nutrition Facts Label – An Expert Shows...
The nutrition information label is an important tool in your marketing mix. A nutrition expert show the before and after nutrition facts label after revised new product development of a cupcake. Consider getting a package design professional who works with a nutrition expert. They know the food packaging guidelines for designing the nutritional facts label to adhere to FDA nutrition facts guidelines. Page 2.
Connecting the Dots on Walmart
Walmart is seeking more share of stomach in the food and beverage sector with Neighborhood Markets, Walmart Express and Social Media efforts on Facebook with My Local Walmart
Consumers Don't Cook From Scratch... they go to...
Fewer consumers cook from scratch resulting in the growth of Grocerants. Grocerants are a result of retail channel blurring between restaurants and grocery stores. The target the time-starved consumers with ready eat or ready to heat food components that can be bundled into a meal.
Farmers markets are a low cost way to launch...
Low cost food business startup idea- try a farmers market first. Tips from @buzzfarmers Amanda MacArthur can help you get going.
5 Ways to Create Your Brand Story with...
Your competition can't copy the emotional connection your brand has with your customers. Create great content marketing with your backstory.
Want to Pitch Your Small Food Business?
I am searching for food entrepreneurs to pitch their new business or innovative food products here on About.com. I am The FoodPreneur and food & beverage guide here… as business strategist, I help food entrepreneurs launch their business. I am inviting you to participate in the Food & Beverage “Pitch Your Food Business” here on About.com.
Walmart Launches "Great For You" Icon
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What is a CoPacker or Contract Packer
A contract packaging company can be a great asset to a food entrepreneur, freeing the foodpreneur to focus on new product launch and consumer marketing.
A (Re)Fresher Look at Food & Beverage...
Food and Beverage Packaging has four roles, Product Protection, Product safety, Product Freshness and Brand Identity... integral to successful new product development and new product launch for food entrepreneurs starting or running a food business.
Entrepreneur Success Stories - Fun to Eat Fruit
Social Media drives Fun to Eat Fruit and Mommy Bloggers help grow the brand.
The Digital Shopper at Supermarkets
The Digital Shopper is Changing Shopper Behavior In Store. 35% of consumers download coupons from brand and/or retailer web sites.
FDA Rules - Energy Drinks vs. Dietary Supplements
What is the difference between a beverage and a dietary supplement? An interview with an expert Richard Perlmutter, M.S. President of Abington Nutrition Services LLC
FDA Regulations on Food Health Claims
A foodpreneur's guide to understanding FDA Regulations on foodhealth claims and how to design food labeling to communicate food and nutrition information.
Starting a small company – Learn how to...
Starting a small company – See How Zero Water gains shelf space in major retail stores
How Amazon Selects Food Vendors for Seattle...
Online Grocery Shopping business models have fallen on that “last mile of delivery”. Well Amazon Fresh’s Seattle Spotlight program has the solution for selecting vendors and getting your food to you fresh.
Growing Your Market Share- Develop a Winning...
So, how will you get your “unfair” share of the pie? Your food product marketing plan must include a winning retail sales pitch for you to grow your brand share and maximize your retail distribution channels. You can’t get off the shelf unless you get on the shelf. Page 2.
Gross Margin - How to Calculate
Here is a quick review of Gross Margin for the retail food & beverage sector
How to Use Digital Technology on Food Packaging
Smartphones are changing the way food packaging is designed as well as the implementation of in-store shopper marketing programs. This is an opportunity for retailers, and brands to engage the digital consumer at the point of sale where 85% of product purchase decisions are made.
Channel Migration Blurs the Lines of Grocery...
Restaurant trends and retail food rends point to blurring lines. We went from channels to channel blurring to omnichannel and now migration marketing. Consumers find fresh prepared ready-2-eat food options at a wide and growing array of outlets across almost every channel: convenience stores, chain drug stores, restaurants, grocery stores, club stores, vending and even more non-food retailers like dollar stores.
Business Pitch: Ice Syrup
What is Ice Syrup? We have taken top class Frozen (the same process used to produce Ice Wine) Vidal and Cabernet Franc wine grapes, and pressed and evaporated the juice from them to create an incredible lush, balanced and delicious food additive, enhancer and seasoning.
You can't sell food you make in your Kitchen
Tips for getting into production, Production and Fulfillment ideas
How to Design a Nutrition Facts Label for New...
Designing a nutritional facts label requires a food packaging designer with an understanding of FDA’s nutrients of concern and nutrients to encourage.
The Fresh Diet
The Fresh Diet is diet delivery service focused on strictly fresh options to help consumer lose weight
Restaurant Catering Marketing Ideas
An expert gives us 10 ways to build your restaurant catering program
Food Marketing with Pinterest - A Recipe for...
Pinterest has some distinct advantages for marketing Artisan, Local and Specialty food brands over other social media especially Facebook for staying current on trends. Pinterest users tend to be people who follow visual interests like fashion, art, interior design and our favorite topic, FOOD.
The Whole Foods Cookie Bar Innovative In-Store...
Get your cookies and salad at the same time at Whole Foods new Cookie Bar
Technomic Pizza Consumer Trend Report -Market...
Fast Casual and Upscale QSR Pizza providing market leadership in innovative new offerings. Although pizza is consumed by approximately 50% of the public weekly, pizza operators are looking to expand their menus AND increase the average ticket with desserts and sandwiches.
Selecting the Right Food Packaging Products
GSC Packaging, an expert, has tips for food startups select the right food package.
Learn the difference between Food Additives and...
Do you really need to know the difference between Food Additives and Food Ingredients? You do in order to avoid FDA regulatory headaches and fines
QR Codes on Packaging and Marketing Materials...
Small food businesses should use these QR codes. Put QR codes on packaging to boost sales at the supermarket.
Peapod Pilots Virtual Grocery Stores to Shop...
Smartphones are the new supermarket shopping cart. Peapod Pilots New Ways to Grocery Shop Anywhere Anytime with Virtual Grocery Stores
Product Protection
Food Packaging must provide product protection throughout the retail distribution system to get it inot the hands of the consumer. Page 2.
FDA Proposed Changes to Nutrition Facts Label
How Can You Take Advantage of the Proposed FDA Nutrition Label Changes?
Cause Related Marketing
Cause Related Marketing. Food & Beverage.
TJ squashes grocery store competitors with...
Trader Joes secret weapon... in-store experience, great prices and customer delight
Trader Joe’s delivers on in-store experience,...
TJ delivers on in-store experience, great prices and customer delight
Ready Set Cupcake Business Pitch
Ready Set Cupcake business pitch is perfect: Ready Set Cupcake fills the niche of consumers wanting a quality product… the desire to bake it myself… without needing the skills of a baker.
Tips on New Vs. Used
Here are tips for the new vs. used decision for building a commercial kitchen. Page 3.
Content Marketing Case Studies
Content Marketing New Product Launch success stories from Good Green Bars and Three Tarts. As food entrepreneurs they were challenged with limited marketing budgets yet need to “get the word out”. They knew it was more than social media and search engines optimization and opted for a carefully crafted content marketing plan. They achieved increased awareness and “trial” of their food products and most importantly, repeat purchase.
Brokers Need to Hear a Winning Sales Pitch
We show you how to Prepare Your Sales Pitch to Potential Food Brokers and create a list of key questions to ask a food broker at your first meeting. These tips help you partner with the right broker to Get Your Product on Retailers Shelves in the supermarket. Page 2.
Have a Food Business? Learn Sales Forecasting...
If you own a food business, you can learn sales forecasting in 5 easy steps
Cosnider What is Possible and then be Practical
Here are simple tips buying new or used commercial kitchen decision for outfitting a commercial kitchen. Page 2.
Frito Lay’s Launches New Products Made...
Capitalizing on the “healthier for you trends” burgeoning in today’s food market, Frito Lay is taking the bold move to make segments of their snack line more health and wellness focused.
Product Safety
See how Food and Beverage Packaging provides Food Product Safety in supermarket channels. Page 3.
Starbucks in the News
See what Starbucks is doing to get their customers back.
Consumers are changing
Consumers are changing – we don’t eat 3 meals a day. Food trends to watch are customization and personalization which are becoming differentiators in new product launch and the consumer share of stomach.
Consumer Trends in the Snack Food Markets
Here are 15 Ways Snack Brands Can Be The Life of the Party by targeting online party planners. Consumers spend $38 billion annually on celebrations.
If you think great food will make you...
Learn from my clients on how to successfully start a food business and get from kitchen to cash fast!
McDonalds New Product Launch of Blueberry...
Mommy Bloggers are part of McDonalds new product launch relying on social media, McDonalds will sample bloggers with their new Blueberry Pomegranate Smoothie. Currently this product is not nationally distributed and the hope is this product resonates with
Don't let your customers dine at the competitio...
You can use techniques from the Starbucks “Tweet-a-Coffee” Twitter Campaign
Food & Beverage branding strategy for Food - No...
Food entrepreneurs can create branding strategy by following 4 fundamentals for higher revenue and lower marketing costs.
Saha Sauce Pitch for their Harissa ketchup
Here is a food entreprenuer pitch from Pamela Ahtchi. This passionate food entrepreneur, is committed to creating healthy and delicious food products for health conscious consumers. She has gotten out of the kitchen and on to the shelf.
Critical Questions to Ask Before Spending Money...
Five Critical Questions Food Entrepreneurs Should Ask Before Spending Money
Heinz Foodservice uses a Digital Marketing...
Social Media Engagement is the How….. The Great Idea is the What. Heinz Social Media and Digital Marketing address the what before they jump into tactics. Foodpreneurs can learn from their 3 pronged social strategy for their own new product launch efforts.
New Food Trends - Mini Desserts
The mini desserts trend is built on this… providing the consumer just the right amount of indulgence
Todd’s Dirt Seasonings
A food entrepreneur develops rubs that make every day foods exciting to cook and eat.
Small Business Pitch Kitchen Table Bakers...
Starting a Gluten Free food business means you should be working with Celiac Support Groups for greater awareness. Social media reviews and sampling are the keys here for Kitchen Table Bakers.
Millennials on-going quest for food discovery
Millennials on-going quest for food discovery driving new food trends
Group Purchasing Organizations
What is a GPO? Well, independent restaurants need a group purchasing organization to attaing food costs equal to casual and fast casual national chains. Interviewing a few GPO's will tell you which one works best for your small restaurant.
Walmart Followers are Vocal about Local
Walmart is seeking more share of stomach in the food and beverage sector with My Local Walmart on Facebook, local micro merchandising and more mom appeal. Page 2.
Working with a Food Client on Brand Positioning
Woman food entrepreneur creates a successful brand of fusion flavored empanadas... World Empanadas.
GoBites Capitalizes on Growing Snack Trends
Brinner (breakfast for dinner), Linner, lunch merging with dinner. Perpetual Snacking (and small bites), we are fast becoming a nation of perpetual snackers… only 5 percent of consumers eat three square meals a day. As a matter of fact the idea of a normal day being breakfast, lunch and dinner is a myth according to Technomic.
Mission: Small Business. Hype or Help in...
Mission: Small Business created hype and did it really help funding small businesses? If you are not ready for prime time then a $250,000 small business will provide you a path to make a $250,000 mistake! Here is an interview with a woman entrepreneur recapping her experience and what she learned.
Idea to Opportunity Feasibility Template... The...
Idea to Opportunity Feasibility Template. The ADTV Model.
Trends to Watch in Product Launch
Olive Garden launched a line of salad dressings at SAM’s club, IHOP launched a new line of syrup in supermarkets. This got me thinking about the new trend of Migration Marketing from some of the major foodservice restaurant brands.
4 Steps to Build a Social Media Food Marketing...
Food entrepreneurs can use these 5 Steps of social media food marketing to help cultivate an organic community around a brand or product. At the same time, few things have the power to capture people’s fancy and incite enthusiasm like good food and drink.
Farmers Markets - New Product Launch the Easy Way
Getting on the shelf is the most difficult part of a Food & Beverage business. So how can you bypass the retailer? Try a farmers market.
The Connected Consumer... The Connected Diner
Grocery retail needs to go Mobile for effective shopper marketing. Changing the retail landscape, groceries are no exception to the advances in retail shopping apps.
Twitter for Food New Product Launch
Not sure how to use Twitter for a New Food Product Launch? Using Twitter will drive more customers into the supermarket.
Cupcake Wars
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ZipList State of the Kitchen Report
Emerging food trends are revealed with big data… from digital recipe sites like ZipList. How? By monitoring what recipes consumers download and the recipe ingredients they link to their digital shopping list.
Brand Identity
With most consumer's today making food and beverage brand decisions in-store how does packaging play an important role as your Brand's Ambassador. Page 5.
New Food Product Ideas Increasingly Come from...
New product ideas and food marketing should start with crowdsourcing. Why? The visual aspect of Pinterest gives you a tool to know what consumers are eating and sharing with their friends.
Ziplist Online Printable Coupons Have a Social...
How do grocery online printable coupons integrate in the multiscreen world consumer live in. Cross Platform is the buzzword, but in essence the consumer wants to seamlessly move from computer, to tablet to smartphone and not necessarily that linear fashion.
See how two artisan food entrepreneurs did not...
Learn the 3 Phases of developing a killer crowdfunding campaign for your artisan food business.
Food Shopper Insights: Planning for the Grocery...
Over 65% of consumers plan their food shopping trips with grocery shopping lists increasingly using internet and social media.
Starting a Food Business
Get Your Product Idea Out of Kitchen and On To Your Consumer’s Plate
It's not about the food! Most of the retailers...
A new food business accelerator in the UK, the challenges are the same as in the USA
Business Pitch Kaf-Faux
Kaf-faux has the same rich satisfaction of coffee, but it’s actually super healthy, yet no one has to know you’re not drinking a macho cup-o-joe, because it looks just like coffee whether you add milk or not. So say goodbye to jangled nerves, acidy stomach and harmful dehydration of coffee, yet still charge on with your day with a delicious, energizing beverage.
5 Keys to Retail Success for Your Food Business
Follow these 5 Steps to obtain supermarket distribution for your small artisanal food brand from the founder of Green Mountain Mustard.
Product Innovation at Pepsico- Trop50 Juice...
Food entrepreneurs are adept at seeing the consumer problem (the unmet need in the market). The Top50 new product launch saw the tension consumers deal with – desiring fruit juice balanced yet conflicted on the sugar and calorie content.
Artisan Food Trends – Product Positioning...
Artisan Food Trends – The successful new product launch of Dominos Artisan Pizza is positioned as artisan food without the Artisan price. Their chefs are pictured as “foodies” creating wonderful handmade food products.
Do You Know How to Design a Nutrition Facts...
Did you know you can design a Nutrition Facts Label for free with ReciPal for nutrition analysis?
Product Freshness
From supermarket shelf to plate – how to select the right packaging that easily keeps foods and beverages fresh until the last bite or drop. Page 4.
Innovative Food and Beverage Brands Add...
Information Resources Inc published its 15th annual publication of New Product Pacesetter which is an annual study of the most successful consumer new product entries of the past year. 2009 was year of economic challenges, consumer retrenchment and the dawn of what is termed “Affordability”. It used to be Value that was a key consumer driver and with cash strapped shoppers trying to stretch their budgets, they are also looking at what they can “Afford” to purchase.
Frozen Meals Play a Key Role in Addressing...
Do you rely on frozen foods in some fashion or another? Just opening your freezer probably answers this question. We all need to make meal time easier and more enjoyable.
Amazon Fresh A New Private Label Brand
Why will Amazon Private Label Foods be a serious contender in retail grocery? They know how manage the last mile.
IBM Cognitive Cooking?
IBM's Cognitive Cooking experiment can shake up the culinary world and food industry
Want more cash to your food business bottom...
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Small Business Pitch Cheesecake Cafe
Positioning statements succinctly communicate the great taste of your food product because people can;t taste your product until they buy it.
Starting a Food Business -The Journey Basket -...
Food Entrpreneur Success Stories - The Journey Basket knows how to commercialize a product idea with a Minimum Viable Product.
Retailers and Brands Plan To Increase Their...
Retailers and Brands Plan To Increase Their Investments in Shopper Marketing
Save money when you are shopping for kitchen...
Want to save money buying kitchen equipment for your food business or restaurant? Think scratch and dent as a way to save big dollars.
How to Make Promotional Ideas Effective at the...
In-store displays at supermarkets drive Trial and Repeat Purchase AND create all important Impulse Sales.
The Foodpreneur helps Franks Pickled Peppers...
The Foodpreneur will show you how to sell food at a Farmer's Markets like Franks Pickled Peppers
Kraft Foods iPhone Assistant Appeals to Time...
Digital Branding and Digital Advertising are all the buzz. How about Artificial Intelligence Apps that track consumer behavior and possibly modify consumer shopper behavior?
Are You Ready to Meet the Press?
For all foodpreneurs, some advice. When a reporter calls your credibility rests on addressing everything… the “business of food”, your new product launch, how a consumer uses your product, how you source ingredients, who manages production, your sales and/or how you have funded your business.
Social Media – Changing Traditional Word...
By combining social media tools with your best customers, you are boosting traditional word of mouth to get new customers into your retail store or restaurant. Page 2.
Crowdfunding fexamples for food startups
Your crowdfunding pitch needs to attract early adopters… people who always want to get in on the ground floor.
Small Business Pitch from Favorable Treats...
Small Business Pitch from Favorable Treats - They sell all-natural, made-from-scratch cookie dough. They really sell a nostalgic feeling of what you experienced as a kid. Well positioned as a “Favorable Treats reminds you of your favorite memories of yesterday while eating that favorite cookie.”
Create Customer Delight Customers for Better...
Developing strong customer relationships is bolstered by the correct customer loyalty program at retail or in a restaurant. Page 3.
Are you afraid of pitching the retail...
This primer on Selling to grocery stores gives you tactics on how to pitch your food product to retail buyers
Whole Foods Has 1.8 Million Friends
Engage and Listen to Your Customers
What Is Crisis Communications?
Public Relations Planning includes reputation management to handle product recalls and negative social media word of mouth.
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