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CA Cheesemaker Celebrates Five Years of Nonstop Growth CA Cheesemaker Celebrates Five Years of Nonstop Growth

Five years ago, Seana Doughty and husband Dave Dalton left their careers to become cheesemakers, despite having no prior farming experience.

Bratwurst Maker's Bizarre Ingredients Sell Big Bratwurst Maker's Bizarre Ingredients Sell Big

Gummy bears, s'mores, and caramel apple are common flavors for ice cream, but less so for bratwurst.

Product Innovation: Breaking Boundaries Product Innovation: Breaking Boundaries

This is part of the series Product Innovation: 5 Ways to Create the Next Big Thing.

Product Innovation: Filling a Void Product Innovation: Filling a Void

This is part of the series Product Innovation: 5 Ways to Create the Next Big Thing.

Product Innovation: Finding a Niche Product Innovation: Finding a Niche

This is part of the series Product Innovation: 5 Ways to Create the Next Big Thing.

Product Innovation: Reinventing a Classic Product Innovation: Reinventing a Classic

This is part of the series Product Innovation: 5 Ways to Create the Next Big Thing.

Product Innovation: Tapping into Trends Product Innovation: Tapping into Trends

This is part of the series Product Innovation: 5 Ways to Create the Next Big Thing.

Goat Milk Trend Bodes Well for WI Farmers Goat Milk Trend Bodes Well for WI Farmers

LaClare Family Farm, which started with a couple of milking goats and some laying hens, has turned into an award-winning cheese farm that excepts to have about $1 million in sales this year.

Master Composters Creating New, Improved Product Master Composters Creating New, Improved Product

Brew City Gardens in Milwaukee hopes to bring composting to products typically not allowed in compost.

General Store Specializes in Local Fare General Store Specializes in Local Fare

Simpler Times Downtown General Store in Flat Rock, Mich. offers not just groceries, but hosts a 1950s-style ice cream parlor with 24 flavors of ice cream from local farmers Calder Dairy and Independent Dairy.

Zingerman's Unconventional Path to Success Zingerman's Unconventional Path to Success

A gigantic sandwich was the seed that grew Zingerman's into a successful business unlike any other.

Salsa, Mole Maker Reconnects with Roots for Authencity Salsa, Mole Maker Reconnects with Roots for Authencity

Authentic Mexican mole drew Carmen Pacheco-Borden out of the classrooms at University of Colorado, where she taught chemistry and engineering while teaching herself the art of fresh salsa and authentic mole from her native Mexico.

Second Career in Specialty Foods for Former Executive Second Career in Specialty Foods for Former Executive

After being offered a severence package during a company reorganization, Jill Foucre decided to make the move from the health insurance world to something that would "make people feel good for a change."

In Memoriam: John Harney, a Visionary Tea Maker and Specialty Foods Pioneer In Memoriam: John Harney, a Visionary Tea Maker and Specialty Foods Pioneer

The master tea blender and passionate visionary leaves behind a legacy in specialty foods.

Robert Rothschild Farm Robert Rothschild Farm

What began as a you-pick-’em raspberry farm has grown into a multimillion-dollar business with products sold in specialty stores around the world.

Acme Smoked Fish Corporation Acme Smoked Fish Corporation

Creating an age-old product that’s just hitting its mainstream stride, Acme knows smoked fish. A tour of its factory sheds light on this prosperous company’s humble beginnings, its commitment to high quality, and a taste of things still to come.

Turning Cookie Houses Into Real Homes Turning Cookie Houses Into Real Homes

In collaboration with the One Family organization,Dancing Deer Baking Company’s Sweet Home Project is helping to fight family homelessness and help single parents achieve economic independence in Boston.

Baking for Social Change Baking for Social Change

Hot Bread Kitchen, an East Harlem baking cooperative, began with a training program to create new careers for women from all over the world, and went on to launch a kitchen incubator program to help food companies throughout New York City.

An Importing Adventure An Importing Adventure

In 1993, Kitty Keller brought $6,000 of walnut, hazelnut, and olive oils from France to sample in the Bay Area. Today, KL Keller Foodways sells imported and original products across the country, sourced from prime regions and producers throughout Europe.

Beating the Odds Beating the Odds

Growing up in Nepal and Mexico, Jonathan Milo Leal had an early indoctrination in international cuisine. Creative spirit and a business mindset have been his recipe for success.

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