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Local Food Blog

Four Tactics for Effective Inventory Management

Posted by: Jeff Greenberg  |  
Posted on: September 3, 2016  |  

Several months ago we discussed some of the key strategies and tactics for optimizing your sourcing of materials, ingredients and packaging.   Especially early in a company’s life cycle, managing inventory of ingredients and packaging is one of the trickiest elements of the job. The temptation is often to over-purchase.  It seems appealing at first because […]

Success is a Team Sport: Lessons in Creating a Food Business

Posted by: Mallory Kates  |  
Posted on: July 2, 2016  |  

By Mallory Kates (In 2006, Mallory Kates founded and managed Ciolo, a fresh, ready-to-eat dip and spread company in Boulder County. From a small kitchen in Lafayette that sold a dozen products to 15 Whole Foods stores, Ciolo expanded rapidly. By the time Mallory sold the company in 2010 it had a second brand (Piccolo), […]

Championing Expo West

Posted by: Kari  |  
Posted on: January 8, 2015  |  

This piece is originally from The Kitchen Coop’s March 2014 Newsletter. Subscribe to The Kitchen Coop’s Newsletter and never miss valuable manufacturing content, updates on The Kitchen Coop, and upcoming local and regional food industry events. The Natural Products Expo West Trade Show for 2014 begins tomorrow and whether this is your first year or […]