KANSAS CITY – Following a fun, challenging and ultimately satisfying first year, Food Business News is developing Food Entrepreneurs with more content and more ways to connect with a highly engaged audience by 2021.
Food Entrepreneurs launched a year ago to share stories about startups and trends driving change in the industry. The early concept featured a print supplement published six times per year, an email newsletter sent six times per year, and digital tasting events.
The launch was a huge success. Notably, more than 7,000 industry professionals subscribe to email newsletters throughout the year. The content resonates with stakeholders across the supply chain, who are eager to learn about the next big thing in food.
Starting this month, Food Entrepreneurs email newsletters arrive in your inbox every two weeks, full of insights, innovations, and news. Customers will receive the latest updates on upcoming trends, events and developments surrounding the business.
Two digital events, to take place in April and October, will include product sampling opportunities and presentations that bring to life trends and products developed by emerging businesses. Participants will interact with entrepreneurs and thought leaders who drive disruption across industries.
In addition to the six printed editions this year, each edition Food Business News will display over and over Food Entrepreneurs section to provide more information and inspiration. The content will cover a multitude of activities and topics relevant to startups, plus profiles of the passionate personalities behind rising brands.
The center of success Food Business News Over the last 15 years there has been an unmatched scope of trends and innovations that are creating major changes in the market. Food Entrepreneurs represents the distillation of work that gets to the core of what all industry stakeholders want to know – what’s next?
What’s the next RXBAR or Beyond Meat?
Despite the global pandemic, food entrepreneurship remains dynamic and resilient. In a year that was painstakingly described as “uncertain” and “unprecedented,” the industry overcame many hurdles, finding creative ways to develop new products and solve problems caused by COVID-19. Many have turned to direct-to-consumer operations and other distribution channels. Some clever brainstorming approaches to building brand awareness if there are no in-store demos and trade shows. Some raise money through crowdfunding equity or participate in the various virtual pitch competitions that pop up throughout the year.
The already collaborative community of food entrepreneurs multiplies, helping each other to support one another when hope fades.
Amid the initial shock wave of the pandemic, the future Food Entrepreneurs questionable. Will entrepreneurs continue to innovate? How do startups raise capital or go to market?
What stories are left to tell?
Looking back on 2020, it’s clear that there are more stories to share than ever before.
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