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Small Direct Local Food Brand

A small direct local brand is defined as a company that sells food products exclusively in a local market. Usually, the vast majority of its sales are through retail and direct-to-consumer channels to make this business model viable.

Food Finance Institute Fellows Program

FFI Fellows Program Informational Session

30 Minute – free event by Edible-Alpha®

This free and quick informational session will provide details about the Fellows Program and give you an opportunity to ask questions.

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Hill Valley Dairy Broadens Family Legacy

1 hour 3 minutes Free read by Edible-Alpha®

Ron Henningfeld, owner and cheesemaker at Hill Valley Dairy, drops by to discuss putting his own spin on a family farm business and expanding into new opportunities.

Podcast about Business Models for businesses that are Growing and Scaling

8 Ways to Ace Farm-to-Consumer Sales

10 minute read of Free article by Edible-Alpha®

Most farmers aren’t natural-born marketers or experienced at direct sales. For many, the whole idea is scary. But with 93% of Americans buying products online last year and more people wanting relationships with local producers, farmers should strongly consider tapping into this booming market.

6 Reasons Why Foodservice and Farms Should Launch Food Brands

10 minute read of Free article by Edible-Alpha®

Entrepreneurs who run foodservice businesses and even farms have many built-in advantages when launching food (CPG) brands. Here's why restauranteurs, proprietors and producers should seriously consider it.

Building an Artisan Meat Brand

10 minute read of Free article by Edible-Alpha®

Launching a processed meat business isn’t quick, easy or cheap. It can take many months, even years, to generate funding, develop a great product...

Can Your Business Afford to Overlook Amazon?

10 minute read of Free article by Edible-Alpha®

Today, a huge slice of the U.S. population buys food on Amazon, and most won’t stop shopping there once the pandemic ends. They can find almost any product they want (including your competitors’), discover new foods to try (including your competitors’) and have their entire order (including your competitors’ products) delivered to their doorstep—all from their computer or smartphone.
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Expert Insights into Selling on Amazon

1 hours 19 minutes of Free course content by Edible-Alpha®

In this episode Tera talks to Amazon expert Michael Zhang about what it takes to sell well on Amazon. Michael believes if you are committed to the channel you can make Amazon work for you. Tune in to learn more about what this commitment entails and how to tap into the power of Amazon to grow your food brand.

Podcast about Sales and Marketing for businesses that are Growing and Scaling | Startups

Urban Ag Venture Blends Business and Social Mission

1 hour 11 minutes Free course content by Edible-Alpha®

Mark and Judy Thomas of Garfield Produce Co. join Tera to discuss creating job opportunities for men facing employment barriers with their vertical, hydroponic microgreens farm. Based in a rough Chicago neighborhood, this innovative for-profit business/social enterprise uplifts vulnerable community members while supplying high-quality specialty produce.

Podcast about Business Models for businesses that are Growing and Scaling

Scout Canning Makes Shelf-Stable Seafood Sustainable

1 hour 3 minutes Free course content by Edible-Alpha®

Adam Bent of Scout Canning talked with Tera about shaking up the stale canned seafood category and taking on the problematic industry by operating sustainably.

Podcast about Business Models for businesses that are Growing and Scaling | Startups | Pre-Venture

How Self-Manufacturing Helps Food Brands Be Nimble

51 minutes Free podcast by Edible-Alpha®

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted every food and farm business in some way. But for all the roadblocks this situation has caused, it has also opened up new opportunities. That is why FFI has been talking about shifting business strategies in response to the pandemic and predicted recession. Could alternate sales channels, product offerings, or distribution models keep your company rocking?

Podcast about Business Models for businesses that are Startups | Pre-Venture | Growing and Scaling