Posts by NOSH Staff
Jing Gao, founder & CEO of Sichuan-inspired sauce and seasoning brand Fly By Jing, discussed the origins of her passion for Chinese food culture and why she set out to create a brand that could elevate consumers’ expectations for the cuisine’s flavors
NOSH’s annual Best Of awards honor companies, brands, individuals, products, ideas and trends from across the dynamic and ever-changing natural food landscape. For the first time, the NOSH Best Of awards are accepting nominations for 2020. A nomination guarantees the person, company or product submitted is considered for the category chosen by the nominator. All nominations will be categorized and published on nosh.com once the application period closes.
Nicole Ledoux, co-founder & CEO of seed-based food company 88 Acres, spoke about the thoughtful process of scaling from a local to national brand, why she credits in-house production as a significant competitive advantage and how a successful Kickstarter campaign provided the foundation for the brand’s retail launch and successive fundraising initiatives.
We’re looking for about a dozen entrepreneurs and other workers in the food and beverage business to join a live Office Hours taping on Tuesday with Steven Hershberger, the founder of Westminster Innovation Group. Audience members are encouraged to join the conversation by asking questions and speaking with our guests during the show.
The 9th edition of NOSH’s Pitch Slam returns to computer screens around the country on November 17th and 19th. Presented by General Mills’ venture arm 301 INC, Pitch Slam 9 will offer twelve emerging food brands the opportunity to gain industry awareness and get in front of decision-makers who can open doors and help take their business to the next level.
BevNET & NOSH Speed Dating, a virtual event designed to connect food and beverage brands with industry experts, returns on Thursday, October 29. For this round, brands have the opportunity to meet one-on-one with CPG investors.
Check out the gallery for September’s notable product releases, including new protein bars from Justin’s, the latest snack innovation from Pipcorn and a sweet and salty collaboration from Siete and Compartés Chocolatier.
The show guests, Ibrahim Basir of A Dozen Cousins, Arnulfo Ventura of Beanfields and Ayesha Abuelhiga of Mason Dixie Baking Co. launched Project Potluck last month with a mission of building a ladder of opportunity for minorities in the food and beverage business who have long faced systemic issues around hiring, fundraising, mentoring, and other areas that are key to creating both successful companies and successful careers in the CPG industry.
Jeanne David, founder & CEO, Outer Aisle spoke about how being early on several current food trends helped the brand land its first major retailer, why the company aims to “revolutionize” a legacy food category and why she urges entrepreneurs to use experienced advisors during a fundraising process.
Explore challenges and opportunities in the infused product space during “CBD Today and Tomorrow”, freshen up on sparkling water and ice cream with our Category Close-Up series, participate in investor speed dating and hear from entrepreneurs and experts during Office Hours, Elevator Talk and a new show from NOSH’s Editor Carol Ortenberg.