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 72,000 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
MVP Series Workshop: Marketing Execution Management
This workshop helps you develop your marketing strategies and tactics that align and deliver against your business growth and net margin objectives.
MVP Series Workshop: Operations Process & Supply Chain Optimization
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.
Food Brand Financial Management Boot Camp (May 2023)
Boot Camp equips you with everything you need to profitably grow your business and raise money. Experts from the Food Finance Institute will lead training sessions, diving deep into the four topics for each day of Boot Camp. Plus, they and other consultants will work with you individually so you have everything you need to profitably grow your food-focused business and raise money.
FFI MVP Series Workshop: Dedicated Facility vs. Co-Packer
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.
FFI MVP Series Workshop: Quality, Food Safety, & ERP
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.
Raising Equity (June 2023)Virtual
Raising Equity is designed to help companies make their business model investible, start assembling their financial package request, and develop a game plan to successfully raise debt and equity.
FFI MVP Series Workshop: Risk & Legal Management
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).
FFI MVP Series Workshop: Developing a High-Performance Organization
In this workshop, you will learn to build your business team from the founder’s point of view.
FFI MVP Series Workshop: Sources & Uses of Capital
In this workshop you will learn how to develop your financial, sources & uses of capital and financing strategy.