Why is there such Big Demand for Small Brands?

Did you know Annie’s, and Larabar are owned by General Mills? Or that Smart…


The Secret Ingredient of Italy: Passion

Great storytelling is about passion. The Italians get it. They aren’t shy or…


Will America ever catch up with the Slow Food Movement?

Being in Italy always makes me question the way we eat in the US. And this trip…


Expo East Brands know, the way to a consumer’s heart

Last week, I went to Expo East in Baltimore to revisit some of the brands I met…


Old Lonely Hearts are the new Solo Diners and they are a huge opportunity!

There was a time not too long ago when there was a segment of consumers…


Is Amazon Still Worth Talking About?

Amazon’s sales are expected to reach an unbelievable $258.2 billion this year,…


My spin instructor almost “influenced” me to spend thousands of dollars (and I still might!)

For the last few weeks (actually months, really years), I have been in the…


What I Learned During My Weekend Takeover of Instagram

Last weekend, it was my turn to take over Sawtooth’s Instagram. I watched and…


Have You Got Male?

Is meat manly? Is salad feminine? Is there anything about beer that actually…


The Straw Days are Over

Plastic straw’s days may be over and we can thank a turtle! The anti-straw…