15Jun 2019

Whole Foods Market is differentiating its shopper experience by opening dedicated stores-within-a-store in partnership with mission-based brand Pacha Soap Co. In May, the third Pacha store-within-a-Whole Foods opened at the grocer’s Lakeview location in Chicago. The timing coincided with Mother’s Day weekend and the partners tied in to the occasion by staging an in-store event inviting […]

04Mar 2019

Why these entrepreneurs bet on nostalgia for the old soda brand. Liz Brody | Feb 5, 2019 MAGAZINE CONTRIBUTOR Remember Slice? Not the pizza. Not the Grandmaster Slice hip-hop guy. The soft drink. Even an answer of “kinda sorta” could mean money in the can for the people bringing back Slice, the ’90s PepsiCo pop. The twist: It […]

26Dec 2018

Press Release  Dec. 7, 2018 at 12:45 pm | FULL ARTICLE HERE: X CHICAGO — Today, Revolution Brands LLC announced it had begun accepting wholesale pre-orders for Slice – a new sparkling water flavored only with USDA-certified organic fruit juices, organic flavors and carbonated water. Intellectual property attorney Joseph C. Gioconda of the Gioconda Law […]

01Oct 2018

By: James Joaquin #worldpositive investor @ Obvious Ventures (and the former CEO @ Xmarks, Xoom, & Ofoto) Sep 27, 2018   The two trillion dollar global food industry is experiencing a massive disruption driven by changing consumer desires and choices. Big Food is at a tipping point, with the largest food companies in the world […]

05Sep 2018

By: Greg Trotter  Chicago Tribune Farmer’s Fridge, the Chicago-based startup that sells salads and other meals from vending machines, plans to double its operation next year after recently closing a $30 million financing round led by former Google CEO Eric Schmidt’s venture capital fund. Launched in 2013, Farmer’s Fridge has grown to about 185 machines in Chicago and […]

03Jul 2018

Base Culture’s in the June 2018 issue of Food Insider Journal. The Paleo diet advocates consuming healthy saturated fats, grass-fed animal protein and vegetables, while abstaining carbohydrates, sugar and dairy. For paleo devotees, the promise of this natural, food-as-fuel diet, combined with exercise, is more than just “primally” emulating ancient ancestors; it’s about using diet […]

26Jun 2018

Read Full Article Here: Better Nutrition Magazine 2018 The Zen of Slow Cooking How Meg Barnhart’s quest to slow down a frantic world led to a unique business that’s all about helping people /// By Neil Zevnik Let’s face it: we live in a hurry-up, giveit-to-me-right-now kind of world these days. From business to pleasure, […]

05Jun 2018

By: Greg Gonzales “Who knew slow cookers could be a vehicle for change?” It may have been a rhetorical question, but when she asked it in January, Meg Barnhart clearly knew the answer ― she was giving an acceptance speech for the Specialty Food Association’s Business Leadership Award at the Winter Fancy Food Show. Slow […]