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Jen Redmond

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Scaling Up

Posted by Jen Redmond on Jan 10, 2019 8:28:07 PM

How to increase production the right way

You’ve got a great-tasting product and you want to share it with the world. Perhaps you’ve been handling production yourself in a small kitchen, but you need more capacity because demand is increasing. How do you get to the next level?

While continued growth is certainly a good problem to have, scaling up should be done thoughtfully. Anticipate incremental progress for best results and consider the following steps:

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Topics: Insider

Navigate Pack Expo Like a Pro

Posted by Jen Redmond on Oct 4, 2018 4:34:32 PM

Seven tips to make the trip to McCormick Place worth your time and money.

It is, in fact, the world’s largest packaging and processing show, with 2,500 exhibitors eager to showcase their equipment, services and expertise. So if you’re among the 50,000 attendees attempting to walk through all four exhibition halls of the nation’s largest convention center—and you want this effort to be productive-- you’d better have a plan.

And comfortable shoes

And possibly an assortment of brightly-colored pebbles to mark your trail in case your navigational tools fail

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Topics: Insider, News, Pack Expo

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