142 Archived posts matching:"Interviews”

  • Cheryl Durzy

    6 Questions with Cheryl Durzy, Founder and CEO of LibDib

    Wine industry veteran Cheryl Durzy is leading a company unlike any other on the market. LibDib is a wholesale wine and spirits distribution company that specializes in small production brands and craft alcohol products. It’s the first alcohol distributor and technology company to offer a three-tier compliant web-based platform. We caught up with her to […]

    • BevForce
    • January 12, 2021
    • Rebecca Fenton
  • be the change

    Watch Highlights From the ‘Be the Change’ Roundtable Focused On DEI in the Wine Industry

    Be the Change Job Fair, a joint initiative between Diversity in Wine & Spirits, Wonder Women of Wine, and other industry leaders, took place on December 2-3. The two-day event brought together like-minded companies including job technology industry leaders Brazen and ForceBrands’ specialized beverage hiring division BevForce, to enhance and diversify the wine industry. The […]

    • BevForce
    • December 4, 2020
    • Rebecca Fenton
  • women with wine

    Watch: Get to Know the Founders of ‘Be the Change’

     Candidates: Register Here for the ‘Be the Change’ Virtual Job Fair Be the Change Job Fair, a joint initiative between Diversity in Wine & Spirits, Wonder Women of Wine, and other industry leaders, is the wine industry’s first virtual job fair focused on diversity and inclusion. The virtual job fair will be held on December […]

    • BevForce
    • December 1, 2020
    • Rebecca Fenton
  • 'passion led us here' on sidewalk

    How Smoketown’s Founder Ryan Pintado-Vertner Is Helping Brands Change the World

    It’s an exciting time to be a consumer brand, especially an emerging one with big ambitions. Chicago-based growth agency Smoketown helps entrepreneurs bring mission-driven visions to life, combining strategy, design, storytelling, and other key pillars to help build winning brands. For Founder and Principal Ryan Pintado-Vertner, he says it’s never been a better time, even amid […]

    • FoodForce
    • November 19, 2020
    • Rebecca Fenton
  • Tache

    Introducing the First True Pistachio Milk, Táche

    If you thought the plant-based milk category was quite literally saturated, you’d be wrong. Although it’s a crowded market, there’s white space to be found. Enter Táche, the first true pistachio-based nut milk that launched on Wednesday. As a female, minority founded and family-run brand from serial entrepreneurs Roxana and Morteza (father) Saidi, Táche is cracking open the industry […]

    • BevForce
    • November 18, 2020
    • Rebecca Fenton
  • Mason Dixie

    ForceForward: How Mason Dixie Foods’ Ayeshah Abuelhiga Is Winning Frozen

    ForceForward is a video interview series from ForceBrands that highlights what businesses and teams look like tomorrow.   Ayeshah Abuelhiga describes the overnight success of Mason Dixie Foods as a ‘happy accident.’ What began as a popular Washington D.C.-based restaurant with a cult following quickly developed into a one-of-a-kind product line that disrupted the frozen category. Today, […]

    • FoodForce
    • November 15, 2020
    • Rebecca Fenton
  • JBC Office

    How Ilana Rubin Dvir Helps Drive Growth for Today’s Buzziest Food and Beverage Brands Through Thoughtful PR

    A seasoned lifestyle, luxury, food and beverage, and entertainment media specialist, Ilana Rubin Dvir leads the fast growing lifestyle division at Jennifer Bett Communications (JBC), a media relations firm approaching PR in a way that speaks directly to consumers with meaningful narratives and elevates brands and founders through strategic thought leadership. Since JBC’s launch in […]

    • BevForce
    • November 5, 2020
    • Rebecca Fenton
  • Square Root

    Turning Obstacles Into Opportunities with the Founders of Square Root

    Ellie and Pat O’Brien are the founders of Square Root, a Nutnola and Nutnola Butter company that was inspired by Ellie’s litany of autoimmune diseases. Frustrated by constantly feeling left out with dietary restrictions and by the notable absence of any similar products on the market that checked all the necessary boxes, they set out […]

  • Julie Cielo

    How Ferm Fatale’s Founder Julie Cielo Quite Literally Brought the Brand Back From the Dead

    Some predict trends, others use AI to foresee what’s ahead for the industry. For Julie Cielo, the Founder & CEO of Ferm Fatale, the world’s first zero net sugar probiotic mocktail in classic cocktail flavors, she takes a different approach. She’s not your typical beverage entrepreneur. She doesn’t come from the beverage industry and launched […]

    • BevForce
    • October 28, 2020
    • Rebecca Fenton