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016: TRANSLATING FOOD TRENDS

WITH DAN FOLLESE

This episode of the Peppered Podcast is with Dan Follese, executive chef and founder of both Follese Consulting and the Food Trend Translator. In the food and beverage biz, innovation is a powerful influence with consumers and can be a strong driving force for brands. And, most innovation is driven by consumer trends. Knowing what the current trends are and hitting them at the right time, can make or break a food or beverage brand.
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014: THE SHIFTING SHARE OF STOMACH

WITH JEFF METZGER

My guest on this episode of the Peppered Podcast is Jeff Metzger, President of Best-Met Publishing and publisher for Food World, Food Trade News, and the Mid-Atlantic Grocery Industry Directory.
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011: ITHACA COLD-CRAFTED HUMMUS

WITH FOUNDER CHRIS KIRBY

On this episode of the Peppered Podcast I’m speaking with Chris Kirby, founder of Ithaca Cold-Crafted, the first ever, cold-crafted hummus. This is not just another “me too” hummus. They use a cold pressure process instead of heat pasteurization, which keeps their ingredients raw, full of nutrients, and incredibly flavorful.
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009: THE STORY OF PELOTON CASCARA TEA

WITH DAVID AND ADAM JONES

David & Adam Jones are the founders of Peloton Cascara Tea. Cascara is the fruit that surrounds the coffee bean and has now been discovered as one of the newest superfoods. I think that the tea that these guys have developed is one of the most innovative drinks that I’ve seen in a while. It has all the makings of an up-and-coming brand.
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