Thoughts and things for food entrepreneurs…

So You Found Awesome Compostable Biodegradable Packaging

compostable bags for food

When it comes to using or creating food packaging that is compostable and biodegradable, or recycled, or re-usable, plenty of new food businesses have learned the hard way that good intentions and good packaging don’t always mesh. First off, the cost of packaging can easily exceed the cost of the food that goes within. Even…

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The Power of Partnerships for Production and Marketing

Smari organic icelandic yogurt

Creative collaborations let everyone involved in a food business do what they do best. Whether marketing, manufacturing or sales. In this post on the Chronicle Books blog, get a taste of how partnership propelled a few stand-outs from the 2015 Winter Fancy Food Show to get to the show, ready for expansion while maintaining their…

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Good Food Awards 2015 in Pictures

Welcome to the 2015 Good Food Awards marketplace

The 2015 Good Food Awards upped its own ante with a 3 day extravaganza, beginning with an entertaining and crisp Good Food Awards ceremony, followed by the first retailer-targeted “un-fancy un-trade show” called the Good Foods Mercantile, and finally the Good Foods Marketplace which always features current winners at the SF Ferry Building. See 2015…

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