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019: PORK INSPIRATION

WITH TARA-ANN DUGAN (NATIONAL PORK BOARD)

Tara-Ann Dugan is the Director of Consumer and Marketplace Insights for the National Pork Board and has more than 12 years of food marketing and research experience, spanning across McDonald’s Corporation, Nielsen, IRI, and Hammacher Schlemmer. She has some great insight not only in the protein category but eating occasions in general.
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018: CATALINA CRUNCH

WITH KRISHNA KALIANNAN

Krishna Kaliannan is the founder of Catalina Crunch, a better-for-you cereal brand that could be equated to “healthy version” Cocoa Puffs.
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017: A SWEET STORY OF SUCCESS

WITH LOREN BRILL, FOUNDER OF SWEET LOREN’S

This episode of the Peppered Podcast is with Loren Brill, founder of Sweet Loren’s. Sweet Loren’s is a fast-emerging brand of refrigerated cookie dough—self-described as a clean food company transforming what it means to be convenient and delicious.
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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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015: A DIGITAL STRATEGY TO GROW YOUR BRAND

WITH NATE BACHYNSKI

This episode of the Peppered Podcast focuses exclusively on digital marketing and features Nate Bachynski. It seems like everyone today is an “expert” in digital marketing. So many of the food and beverage brands that I come in contact with simply don’t have their digital and social strategies buttoned-up.
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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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013: CPG Brand Success

WITH JIM LOW

In this episode of the Peppered Podcast, I’m having a conversation with Jim Low. Jim is the Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing at Schuman Cheese. He’s also worked at Enjoy Life Foods, a popular better-for-you snack brand and global food giant, Mondelez, where he worked on the Ritz Crackers, Wheat Thins, and Trident Gum brands.
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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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010: CREATIVE TESTING

WITH JOE SIDERANKO(IPSOS)

This episode of the Peppered Podcast is with Joe Sideranko, from Ipsos. Ipsos is a global leader in the area market research, and one of the world’s largest provider of advertising testing services.
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