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Talking Trademarks, The Berkshires And Family Businesses With Fire Cider


I’m starting to sense a theme in many food startups: families. When people decide to hop into entrepreneurship, especially in such a passion driven business as food, they want to do so with people they trust. And in many cases, the people people trust the most in life happen to be kin. That’s certainly the case of Fire Cider, started by Brian Huebner, his sister, Amy, and Amy’s hubs, Dana. While Dana and Amy initially concocted the idea for this…

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This Founder’s Going Back To His Roots With Paper Plane Coffee


What do Colombia, Kermit the Frog and a mariachi band have in common? Not much, except for the fact that they’re all tied together in one person: Jonathan Echeverry. As a kid, Jonathan split his time between Atlanta, where his family owned a Mexican restaurant, and Colombia, where they owned a coffee farm. The restaurant took up much of his parent’s time, so he and his siblings found ways to be around them as much as possible: by loading the dishwasher, bussing…

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What Does It Take To Disrupt A Category Giant Like Pasta?


Surprise! It must be pasta week on We Could Make That because today’s guest is Brian Rudolph, the co-founder of Banza chickpea pasta. Brian created Banza in his kitchen (where all good things happen, obvi.) He was looking for an alternative that didn’t make him feel quite so guilty after he ate it. He wanted his food to DO something for him. Something good. And so, Banza was born with double the protein, four times the fiber and nearly half the…

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