Edible-Alpha® Learning Center Trainings

There is a lot to learn to successfully grow a financially viable food business. It can be confusing to know where to start.

Our immersion [live] and deep-dive [on-demand] trainings provide the essential knowledge and individual business-level feedback you need to successfully grow your business and raise capital.

And, all attendees get access to everything in Edible-Alpha® Learning Center’s extensive resource library for one year after attending a session.

Scholarship funds are available, learn more here.

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Deep Dive [On-Demand] Training

Building a Valuable Food Brand Course

50 minutes of Paid training by Edible-Alpha®

Edible-Alpha® has paired up with Katie Mleziva of Real Food Brands to bring you a 50-minute course on how to build a valuable food brand. This course uses Katie’s 3 step framework to develop a brand strategy: Define, Align, and Activate. Following these steps and the exercises within the course workbook will help you set your brand apart and fill your consumers’ needs in a way your competitors can’t or won’t.

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Deep Dive: Getting Your Food Products Online

1 hour of Paid course content by Edible-Alpha®

Sarah Larson uses her 15+ years of experience working to sell food to provide this overview on starting or growing your online sales.

Deep Dive: 13-Week Rolling Cash Flow – Forecasting & Debt

1 hour of FREE course content by Edible-Alpha®

This on-demand course features FFI Director, Tera Johnson, walking you through how to use the Food Finance Institute's 13-week cash flow template.
What Your Food Business Business Financial Statements Are Telling You Online Course

Deep Dive: What Your Food Business Financial Statements Are Telling You

2 hours of Paid course content by Edible-Alpha®

This course provides a review of the Income Statement, Balance Sheet, and Cash Flow Statement from the perspective of lenders/investors and from the perspective of making management decisions about your business.

Suggested Training Path: Financing Your Food Business

Looking to raise the capital you need to grow? Whether equity or debt, our Financing Your Food Business path will help you get capital ready.

Finding Your Defensible Uniqueness Online Course

Coming Soon

A business model, not a product, determines whether a food or beverage company makes money. This course will cover all dimensions of successful food business models.

What Your Food Business Business Financial Statements Are Telling You Online Course

If you don’t understand what your financial statements are saying about your business, you will pay the cost in unrecognized accounting problems, lost opportunities to make the company more profitable, and an inability to raise capital. This course covers all three of the primary financial statements: Income Statement, Balance Sheet, and Cash Flow Statement.

Financing Food Processing Businesses Online Course

Coming Soon

You will need to raise money to grow your food business. We help you learn how to do a great pitch and properly document your business so you can successfully raise equity investment legally and effectively.