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23:41
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27:00
Getting Started, Scaling Up, and Innovating: A panel exploring various options and support for packaged food businesses that are looking to get started, looking to scale, or looking to innovate. With Alessandra Gordon of Ayako & Family and Jeanette Macias of Seeking Kombucha.
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29:03
https://ayakoandfamily.com/
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29:49
https://seekingkombucha.com
Peter, Rainy Day Bees
51:44
Farm labor is skilled labor! Yes!!
Henry Wong
01:05:37
https://www.specialtybottle.com/about-us
Henry Wong
01:05:56
https://www.diecutstickers.com/
Henry Wong (he/him) | Business Impact NW - FBRC
01:21:16
Ayako & Family emerged in the summer of 2009 since then partnering exclusively with Mair Farm-Taki in Yakima, Washington to introduce both heritage and heirloom plum varieties to their signature hexagonal jar of preserves. From their ingredient sourcing to preserving processes, Ayako & Family continues to produce with the fruit as the core expression of each product. Alessandra Gordon, Ayako's daughter, brings Ayako & Family its second generation of jam makers to the table and produces the jam herself with the recipes her mother created nearly a decade ago. Plum jams that ignite familiarity and curiosity.
Henry Wong (he/him) | Business Impact NW - FBRC
01:21:29
Seeking Kombucha believes in sourcing its ingredients from their local community and supporting our Washington small businesses & local farmers. To them, their community is like a SCOBY (symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeast) molded together from its surrounding environment. It creates a protection and barrier to uplift and creates growth. That’s what they want to provide for their community, by not only offering gut healthy drinks but offering a safe community space to learn and grow together. Partners, Jeanette Macias and Lyz Bartolome, recently opened a taproom in South Lake Union with 12 Taps of Kombucha, Jun, Turmeric Soda, Tepache & other fermented drinks! Women-owned. Minority-owned. LGBT-owned Small business.
Henry Wong
01:34:23
https://ayakoandfamily.com/
Henry Wong
01:36:47
https://seekingkombucha.com/
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01:54:03
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01:55:34
Getting Started, Scaling Up, and Innovating: A panel exploring various options and support for packaged food businesses that are looking to get started, looking to scale, or looking to innovate. With Nikki Guerrero of Hot Mama Salsa and Wassef Haroun of mamnoon fine foods.
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01:56:06
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01:56:31
https://www.nadimama.com/mamnoon
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01:56:44
https://hotmamasalsa.com/
Henry Wong (he/him) | Business Impact NW - FBRC
02:10:45
Wassef and Racha Haroun opened mamnoon restaurant in Seattle in 2012 which has grown into the mama family of restaurants which includes mamnoon, mbar, Mamnoon Street, anar, and a recently launched packaged food line – mamnoon fine foods. Mama group creates and enriches relationships with people from a broad spectrum of backgrounds through hospitality, beverage, and food experiences rooted in refined Levantine traditions, crafted for modern healthy, compassionate, and progressive communities. “Spread the love, spread the Levant”.
Henry Wong (he/him) | Business Impact NW - FBRC
02:11:10
Hot Mama Salsa began out of a craving for the flavors of home, Mexican-inspired southwest cuisine. Out of a small production kitchen in Portland, Oregon, owner Nikki Guerrero hand produces fresh salsas, hot sauces, and chili oils using traditional ethnic cooking methods and fresh local ingredients. Their salsas feature recipes from the Guerrero family and are influenced by Mexican culture. Their products include flavors that are bright, fresh, earthy, smoky, and spicy. Local. Fresh. Deliciosa.
Spencer C - EcomSpence
02:18:15
The fermented hot sauces are the best!
Monica
02:20:59
What was the name of the store Wassel and Nikki said specialize in products produced locally??
Henry Wong
02:21:53
https://metropolitan-market.com/ | https://www.newseasonsmarket.com/
Darla Beardsley
02:23:04
I don’t see a way to copy this chat.
Spencer C - EcomSpence
02:26:54
You should be able to click the link then save the url from your browser.
Darla Beardsley
02:27:45
Thank you.
Spencer C - EcomSpence
02:27:47
Just realized @Darla meant how to Save this chat. It doesn’t appear to be an available option.
Henry Wong (he/him) | Business Impact NW - FBRC
02:28:39
Looks like that setting might now have been checked. We will make sure the chat transcripts get attached and sent out to registrants in the follow-up which will also have links to the recordings
Darla Beardsley
02:29:14
Thank you.
Spencer C - EcomSpence
02:33:03
Sounds like Whole Foods is squeezing out the little guy.
DeDe Frerichs
02:37:35
Your chips are the BEST! I grew up in AZ and am very picky about my chips 😇
Spencer C - EcomSpence
02:38:55
The story of Stacy’s Pita Chips on the podcast How I Built This talks a lot about these types of challenges, with chips.
Darla Beardsley
02:41:22
As a graphic designer looking to build my portfolio in package design is there a way you can suggest for me to better serve clients?
Monica
02:42:07
I shop at PCC and Whole Foods because I appreciate their positions on non GMO and responsibly farmed crops that I am feeding my children. I also appreciate the organic certification that lets me know how the crop was grown.
Dora - New Mexico Tamale Company
02:45:25
Please share more on Nutritional labels, companys out there how to look up a company
Pallavi Pande
02:46:40
Hello, My name is Pallavi.A BIPOC mompreneur from Oregon. Owner and Founder of Dtocs compostable Palm leaf tableware.Its nice to be here.
Henry Wong
02:49:41
https://www.gs1.org/
DeDe Frerichs
02:55:49
@Gabriella, is this the ‘Genesis’ you were referring to?https://esha.com/products/genesis-rd-food-labeling-software/
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02:58:09
From Gabriella: @dede Yes!
Mima Cole
03:07:05
Getting tubs printed is very expensive, I still can't make the move financially.
Shannon Hickman (She | Her)
03:07:34
Thank you!
Jeff Reynolds
03:07:46
Thank You All!
DeDe Frerichs
03:07:55
Thank you Nikki and Wassef so much!! Such amazing information!!
Amanda Powter (she/her)
03:07:57
Thank you -- this was fantastic and I am now quite hungry! :)
Darla Beardsley
03:08:05
Thank you!
Mima Cole
03:08:07
I do have another suggestion about labeling.There are programs that will fiancé hiring disabled people. That's what I'll be doing soon.
Events
04:27:50
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Mima Cole
04:28:26
would you please put that info back up please?
Henry Wong
04:28:49
Craft3 | Brad Hunter, Senior Business Lender | BHunter@craft3.org | 888-231-2170 x 502
Mima Cole
04:29:03
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DeDe Frerichs, Nouriche Broth
04:34:46
Hello Everyone, I just launched my chicken bone broth business, Nouriche Broth, in Jan 2022. I’m very happy to be here today to learn from the panelists!
Monica
04:37:18
Would you put Devra's New Day online store website?
Henry Wong
04:38:36
https://shop.rethinkinggroceries.coop/
Mima Cole
04:43:08
Please visit our website for product details. MimasFamousSalsa.comwholesaler refrigerated red salsa pint size to 5 gallons
Henry Wong (he/him) | Business Impact NW - FBRC
04:51:23
Dani Cone, Cone & Steiner; info@coneandsteiner.com, dani@coneandsteiner.com; Feel free to reach out re your products, and please include product list/info, wholesale pricing, SRP, case sizes, delivery minimums/logistics, and any company info you’d like to share! We also host pop-ups at our Pioneer Square store, just drop us an email if you’re interested and we can send more info on that. Thank you!
Christy Clement
04:57:54
For anyone who is intimidated by the WSDA (like I was!), they’re great, very helpful and responsive to all the questions I had about my new business when I started out. I’d encourage you to get in touch with them and just ask your questions!
Henry Wong
04:58:31
Seattle Made | Andrea Porter | Andrea@seattlegood.org | seattlemade.org / seattlegood.org
Henry Wong (he/him) | Business Impact NW - FBRC
05:05:29
https://seattlegood.org/
Mima Cole
05:06:23
I need to buy a larger fridge, who do I contact? for connections
Jeff Reynolds
05:06:30
Is it possible to get contact info for Karen LaCourse at WSDA?
Henry Wong (he/him) | Business Impact NW - FBRC
05:07:00
(From Keren - WSDA) Keren LaCourseWSDA Food Safety ProgramCell: 360-480-3176.Please feel free to reach out with any questions. We have a staff of 7-9 in my region and about 27 staff and 2 other Regional Managers throughout the state that can assist with your questions. We feel that calls and communication ahead of actually submitting a license application is better than waiting til you are already part way thru the process.
Jeff Reynolds
05:08:09
TY!
Sustainable Connections
05:10:07
FYI to the person inquiring about Skagit & Whidbey - Sustainable Connections operates in some similar capacities in the local food systems for Whatcom, Skagit, San Juan, and Island counties. We also work closely with Seattle Good Business Network and Genuine Skagit Valley ;)
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05:10:30
From Keren: My e-mail is klacourse@agr.wa.gov
Andrea Porter - Seattle Made
05:11:22
Andrea Porter
Andrea Porter - Seattle Made
05:11:42
seattlemade.org, seattlegood.org
Andrea Porter - Seattle Made
05:12:32
andrea@seattlegood.org
Andrea Porter - Seattle Made
05:12:34
https://seattlegood.org/good-food-economy/
Mima Cole
05:15:58
Thanks Andrea. Will do.
Sustainable Connections
05:18:58
Huge Kudos to Jennifer and NFM!! I was so grateful to have their support for Whatcom County farmers that sell in Seattle who experienced extensive loss from the floods we experienced in November.- Maressa Valliant
Jennifer Antos (NFM, she/her)
05:25:01
Jennifer AntosNeighborhood Farmers MarketsTo inquire directly about selling your products in the farmers markets, visit this page and find “Vendor Inquiry Form” https://seattlefarmersmarkets.org/become-a-vendorMy email: Jennifer@seattlefarmersmarkets.org
Hannah - Community Co-Pack
05:28:29
Hannah Kullberg PNW F&Bhttps://www.hannahkathrynkullberg.com/pnwfoodbeveragehannah.kathryn.kullberg@gmail.comGetting Your Recipe to Markethttps://oregonsbdc.org/getting-recipe-market/ hannah.kullberg@pcc.eduCommunity Co-Packhttps://www.communitycopacknw.com/hello@communitycoopacknw.comODA Food Makers Roadmaphttps://www.oregon.gov/odaroadmap/Pages/default.aspxGood Food Mercantile Portland - April 29thhttps://goodfoodfdn.org/event/good-food-mercantile-portland/
Hannah - Community Co-Pack
05:28:32
Lots of links!!
Hannah - Community Co-Pack
05:28:33
🙂
Mima Cole
05:29:46
Hannah, I'm going to be blowing-up your email :)
Hannah - Community Co-Pack
05:30:12
Wonderful! Really happy to be a resource!
Henry Wong
05:30:59
DPI Specialty Foods: https://www.dpispecialtyfoods.com/
Erica Gibson @ DPI Specialty Foods
05:31:03
DPI Specialty Foods | Erica Gibson, National Vendor Manager | Erica.gibson@dpispecialtyfoods.com
Hannah - Community Co-Pack
05:31:48
DPI was our first real distributor at Better Bean! They helped us grow our business!
Dani Cone, Cone & Steiner
05:32:32
We love working with DPI as one of our distributors! Great products, great people!
Randy Waterbury
05:37:20
Are you required to run promotions many times a year.
Hannah - Community Co-Pack
05:39:22
Watch out for that one! Exclusivity clauses!
Erica Gibson @ DPI Specialty Foods
05:41:16
yes, always be aware of that and don't be afraid to ask!
Monica
05:43:27
For those of you who talk about packaging to producers, do you tell them about how important compostable, recycleable plastic packaging is? Consumers are becoming more and more aware of how plastic packaging has led to pollution in underdeveloped countries, polluting our oceans, and air pollution when it is incinerated.
Henry Wong
05:44:14
https://local-yokels.com/
Erica Gibson @ DPI Specialty Foods
05:44:17
absolutely, I like to encourage people to use more planet friendly packaging all the time as the importance of this is growing by the day
Dani Cone, Cone & Steiner
05:45:00
+1
Hannah - Community Co-Pack
05:45:05
Yes! I try - it gets complicated with hot fill products. I know the packaging companies are working hard to develop new solutions. If you have good companies to resource from, would love to learn and add them to our guide!!
Andrea Porter - Seattle Made
05:45:12
Yes for Seattle Made + Seattle Good. One of our core goals is to support businesses in their sustainability journey. https://seattlegood.org/sustainability-resources/
Mariah DeLeo
05:47:12
Yes! There is a pilot of this being run in the city.
Mariah DeLeo
05:48:13
Absolutely!
Jennifer Antos (NFM, she/her)
05:48:52
Mariah, can you link to the pilot if possible? I'm curious!
Mariah DeLeo
05:49:55
Also, there is a Seattle Made member Anne Dimond from Seattle Creative Studio who is trying to start a 100% US agri-waste sustainable packaging (food grade) US factory and is looking for partnerships.
Mariah DeLeo
05:49:55
http://www.seattlecreativestudio.com/
Mariah DeLeo
05:50:28
Looking for the info on that pilot...
yuit
05:50:51
Hello! We are new to the food business and are considering using reuse packaging . How to best explore the option for cleaning and sanitize the packaging ? Is there any legal requirement we have to consider? Thank you!
Hannah - Community Co-Pack
05:51:02
Olykraut!!
Gabriella St. George (she/her) | Business Impact NW, FBRC
05:52:02
Olykraut is great! Love them too!
Hannah - Community Co-Pack
05:52:40
Best Kraut & amazing business model! I point new makers to them all the time. Growing thoughtfully!
Henry Wong (he/him) | Business Impact NW - FBRC
05:53:26
Food Business Resource Center @ Business Impact NW | https://businessimpactnw.org/FBRC | FBRC@businessimpactnw.org
Henry Wong (he/him) | Business Impact NW - FBRC
05:53:55
https://businessimpactnw.org/food-business-resource-center/
Monica
05:53:56
To learn more about plastic and how it is effecting climate see the film The Story of Plastic. Also check out Paul Hawkins https://Regeneration.org
Henry Wong (he/him) | Business Impact NW - FBRC
05:54:59
We'll be sending out the chat transcripts and resources after the event
Jeff Reynolds
05:55:02
Thank You everyone!
yuit
05:55:10
Thank you!
Jennifer Antos (NFM, she/her)
05:55:12
Thanks everyone!
DeDe Frerichs, Nouriche Broth
05:55:16
Thank you everyone for being here and sharing all of this invaluable information!
Hannah - Community Co-Pack
05:55:26
Thank you!!
Ahmad Ali
05:55:44
Thank you all.