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The “B” word is thrown around so often these days. Some use the word in reference to a logo. Some in reference to packaging. There are countless articles and experts that help describe what a brand is. But whatever you think a brand is, you’re right! A brand is a collection of experiences that create […]
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), […]
This is part II in a series on creating A Recipe for Financial Success in your food business. We encourage you to read the first installment, A Recipe for Financial Success: Understanding Financial Analysis & Bookkeeping. For most small to mid size companies the majority of financial analysis is derived from QuickBooks and Excel. QuickBooks and Excel […]