Diversity and food equity are lasting priorities for FamilyFarmed, Naturally Chicago's parent. We dedicate our Five Local Chicago Brands feature — a partnership with SPINS — to black-owned businesses that share our Good Food commitments.
Soup Explorers, a participant in the current Good Food Accelerator cohort, has made some agile pivots such the pandemic set in — the latest of which is new and more user-friendly packaging.
As usual, the brands chosen for this week's feature include companies that are part of our family. We hope you'll make them part of yours, too.
Emily Edwards won a pitch slam prize for her plant-based Paradise Icing. She credits a Good Food Accelerator program for minority entrepreneurs for helping build her skills and confidence
The founders/CEO of three of these stellar performers, joined by the innovation lead for one of the world's biggest CPG food producers, shared their wisdom on June 4 in Naturally Chicago's latest Navigating the New Normal webinar, Stoking Momentum at High-Growth Brands.
We love all our local Good Food and Natural Product brands. This week's Five Local Chicago Brands to Try This Week — a joint feature by SPINS and Naturally Chicago — happens to feature some brands that are already among our best buds.
Refrigerated snack bars. Buckwheat crunch. "Nice cream." High-protein hummus. And fresh foods with global flavors for lil' eaters (and adults!). Meet this week's 5 Brands.
The season — namely the onset of warm summer weather — is the reason for the latest installment of "5 Brands Worth Taking Your Mask Off For This Week," presented by Naturally Chicago and SPINS. These five products from locally based companies are right in line with the [...]
by Shibani Baluja, guest contributor Shibani Baluja is co-founder and CEO of lil’gourmets, and a graduate of the Good Food Accelerator run by FamilyFarmed, also Naturally Chicago's parent non-profit. lil'gourmets creates fresh, delicious, globally-inspired veggie meals that lil'ones (and even adults!) love. Their mission is to cultivate curiosity [...]
Advice to food businesses for weathering the COVID crisis... and an outlook for opportunities in a wellness-focused future... in this webinar video.
Introducing "Five Brands Worth Taking Your Mask Off For This Week," from Naturally Chicago and SPINS. Can Good Food be comfort food? You bet it can!
Finding the right tone for marketing is challenging -- but doable -- during this historic emergency. Get great takeaways from our webinar video.