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Tuesday, Sep 13
2:00pm — 3:30pm
Infinite Monkey Theorem
198 attending

From Kitchen to "Shelf": Smart Growth Tips for Packaged Food Startups

Denver/Boulder has been a hotbed of food creativity in recent years, launching several nationally recognized packaged food businesses. Find out how 34 Degrees, Saso Pepper Co., BlueKudu Edibles and Capello's Gluten Free started their food companies by taking their ideas from kitchen to "shelf." Learn about building a brand within the food ecosystem from engineers, to food ingredient sourcing, to packaging, and a spectrum of go-to-market tactics.

BrandJuice Creative Director, John Bellina, will moderate this dynamic panel with provocative questions for Colorado entrepreneurs, sharing perspective about what makes or breaks a successful brand commercially. Panelists will share their successful tactics, mistakes made, surprise turns, and pivotal moments that helped inform their 3 best pieces of advice for other entrepreneurs hoping to launch food products in a fast-moving and competitive category.