Your Source For Making Money In Food
Having the right resources, information and benchmarks can mean the difference between business success and failure. The Edible-Alpha® Learning Center is here to guide you to success. Our mission is to help you build a profitable and impactful food or farm business.
There is a lot to learn to successfully grow a financially viable food business. It can be confusing to know where to start.
Our trainings provide the essential knowledge and individual business-level feedback you need to successfully grow your business and raise capital.
With over 73,000 downloads across 120+ episodes hosted by the Food Finance Institute, we talk about what it really takes to grow a successful food or farm business.
Our podcasts round up the latest and greatest news and strategies in the food, beverage and value-added farm sectors.
The food business is fast-changing and multi-faceted. It can be difficult to keep up with the latest trends and realities.
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“FFI HAS HELPED US IDENTIFY THE PARTS OF OUR BUSINESS THAT WE REALLY NEEDED TO GET A BETTER HANDLE ON. WE HAVE BEEN ABLE TO LEVEL UP OUR DIRECT-TO-CONSUMER FARM BUSINESS IN THE LAST 18 MONTHS THANKS IN LARGE PART TO FFI.”– Jen Riemer, Riemer Family Farm
Boot Camp Participant & Edible Alpha® Live! Coaching Cohort Member
WE’VE LOVED OUR WORK WITH FFI SO FAR, AND CAN’T WAIT TO LEARN MORE AT BOOT CAMP AND MAKE NUTKRACK A NATIONAL BRAND!”– Jess Benish of Nutkrack
Boot Camp Participant & FFI FaBcap Accelerator Graduate
Level 1 Consultant Training provides an in-depth look at what food, beverage and value-added farm businesses need to do to optimize their business model and capital structure for profitability. Level 2 builds on Level 1 by helping participants navigate the process of raising appropriate debt, strategic investments, and equity investments in food, beverage and value-added farm businesses.
This workshop helps you develop your sales forecast / go to market costs / trade promotions plans and key execution and management tools to maximize customer profitability and relationship.
This workshop helps you to define - align - activate your brand to stand out in the marketplace and maximize your business product line and net margin.
This workshop helps you develop your marketing strategies and tactics that align and deliver against your business growth and net margin objectives.
This workshop will help you develop your eCommerce strategy and learn how Amazon (and/or other strategic partner sites) can maximize your business potential. Learn how to leverage best practices on Amazon to build your eCommerce business strategy.
In this workshop, you will learn how to develop your own dedicated production facility and/or work with a co-packer to produce the lowest cost possible, with the best quality, within food safety guidelines.
This workshop will help you optimize your operations / production processes and supply chain to produce the lowest cost possible, with the best quality, within food safety guidelines.
In this workshop, you will learn how to manage your operations to deliver the best quality and maintaining FSMA regulatory compliance, while delivering business profitability.
In this workshop, you will learn why risk (and risk management) is important to business growth. Businesses without risk are not businesses, they are non-profits. Or stated another way: to achieve above average returns requires taking on business risk (wisely).