Edible-Alpha® Podcast

Edible-Alpha® Podcast

Latest Episodes

Joel Solomon On How Food Businesses Can Be Part Of The Clean Money Revolution
February 07, 2019

Get excited about the food business opportunities to improve the quality of people’s lives and the planet.

Peter Robertson of RP’s Pasta On Managing Growth And Changing With The Consumer
January 24, 2019

"If you are too rigid in business, you might get stuck." How RP's became a dominant gluten-free pasta brand by changing with the consumer.

Ownership Differentiates Willy St. Co-op In A Changing Grocery Market
January 10, 2019

The retail grocery market changes quickly with consumer preferences. Willy Street Co-op leverages community ownership to compete in today's market.

A Food Hub’s Diverse Food Shed For A Resilient Future
November 29, 2018

Making Fresh Veggies, Fruit and Seafood Affordable and Accessible For Diverse Audiences

Food Entrepreneurship and Resilience - A Funky Fresh Take With Trueman McGee
October 18, 2018

Funky Fresh Spring Rolls is a company that produces uniquely flavored, hand rolled spring rolls that are baked or grilled (not fried) with fresh and local ingredients. The Funky Fresh team began selling at Farmers Markets,

ReGrained, A Business Model For The Long Term And The Planet
September 25, 2018

ReGrained launched their product at scale in January 2018 after multiple iterations of their product (in the crowded bar category) and now are working with other businesses to help them produce/co-brand new products using their production facility and ...

Grow Your Food Brand On Amazon, If You Constantly Optimize
September 06, 2018

The Amazon platform provides a means for small and emerging brands to find an audience and generate sales if they dedicate time and resources to ensure discoverability on the platform.

How A Bank Can Strengthen Farming Communities Through Innovative Lending
August 23, 2018

Ephrata National Bank in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania is a $1 billion community bank with 25% of their portfolio funding agricultural entrepreneurs. Lending to support new business models or premium offerings (like value-added processing) can help fa...

How This Hard Cider Business Is Learning From "The Struggle"
July 19, 2018

Brix Cider began producing in small batches and self-distributing throughout southern Wisconsin. Their ultimate goal is to open a cider tasting room (increasing margins and cash flow); however, through the struggle to find the right space,

Growing A Successful Retail Food Co-op By Meeting Your Member's Needs
June 21, 2018

What started as a private buying club in the back of a punk record store is now a food co-op powerhouse in the Reno area, selling $4.5 million of healthy food.