A “happy accident” led Aaron Bullock’s plant-based, dairy-alternative company Misha’s to the shelves of over 800 retail stores.
Aug 30, 2023
Tabitha Brown has become one of today’s top social media personalities. Her influence has led her to secure numerous deals and partnerships including Target, but her negotiation prowess was something learned through trial and error.
Apr 12, 2023
This Black couple is taking their food talents to a store near you! Chicago natives Perteet and Fred Spencer used their love of sharing great meals with family and friends and turned it into a business through their very own food company, AYO Foods. “Nothing inspired us more than using our strong industry experiences to create these moments for others by sharing some of our family’s favorite recipes that were under-represented in mainstream grocery stores,” The couple told Black Enterprise . AYO — a Nigerian term for joy — and the two founders are ecstatic to announce that they have partnered with Whole Foods Market to share those excellent homemade recipes with the world. AYO Foods’ frozen meals are now available in select Whole Foods locations that include Louisiana, Texas, Arkansas, and Oklahoma aside from their current availability in Chicago-based grocery store, Green Grocer. “Frozen was a natural fit as an easy way for people to experience the flavors of West Africa,” the...
Aug 18, 2020