podcast

September 26, 2016

Chad Gilyard Helps Food Producers

How Chad Gilyard helps food producers get to grocery stores (ep. 10)

Chad Gilyard was a food carney turned entrepreneur who saw so many great food products being produced but very few making it to supermarket shelves. How could he take the knowledge he learned about packaging and marketing and help food producers scale their products for the grocery store? Maybe if they collectively shared their ideas and brain space they could shorten the time to get to market. This was the genesis of his food distribution cooperative called Midwest Pantry.