Posts by TaraClark1

Social Nature Members Review Our Brands

Annalea Krebs is a serial entrepreneur and one of BC’s brightest young business stars. Annalea is founder of Social Nature in Vancouver. You could say that Annalea has a passion for making things green. We recently had the fortune of having both Cheeky Monkey and Wonderfully Raw reviewed by Social Nature members here

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Sam Shorkey’s Honest Snack Food Review

Sam Shorkey is jacked! At first glance you may think, “She must eat a lot of protein to maintain such ripped physique”? Your right, she does eat a lot of protein, but not the traditional kind that you might assume. Sam is a Vegan body builder, so she fuels her workouts with plant based proteins.…

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Snip & Brussel Bytes Featured In Canadian Grocer

When Canadian Grocer comes calling and asks for an interview you better be prepared. Canadian Grocer is the #1 national grocery publication in Canada. The magazine is geared towards manufactures, store owners, buyers and those in the grocery trade. Realizing that this was a great opportunity to chat about the benefits of healthy snacking, I…

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Lloyd-James Interview- Vancouver Province

In early November, I had the opportunity to be interviewed by Vancouver Province Lifestyle reporter Samantha McLeod. The venue, was the ultra-healthy Krokodile Pear Juice Bar in Yaletown. Sam was pleasure to work with, and one of the most engaging people you will meet. Sam and I chatted for over an hour about many food…

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2014-Year Of The Sriracha: Ethnic Goes Mainstream

Consumer sophistication for ethic flavours is creating an increased demand for what I like to refer to as “ethic-mainstream foods”. In other words, ethic flavours are being infused or applied to everyday traditional North America foods. Take, for example, Illinois student, Tyler Raineri, who finished in 2nd place in the Lay’s “Do Us Flavor” new…

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Treating BC Neighbours to New Healthy Snacks & Walking Their Dogs

Vancouver, BC – June 25, 2014 – Yesterday, Jordan Rogers from Lloyd-James Natural Food Sales & Marketing was featured on CTV Vancouver’s Lynda Steele segment “Part Time Pooch”. Rogers and his ‘rented’ partner Bruce, a Springer Spaniel, spend their time enjoying the beautiful outdoor lifestyle that Vancouver has to offer. What makes this opportunity interesting…

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Starting Up A New Food Business

Today, I was asked to elaborate on a question from Business Coach, Deborah Richardson, owner of Think Partner Coaching in Vancouver. Deborah posted a great article on LinkedIn from Vancouver Sun Small Business Reporter Jenny Lee. Jenny, summarized 6 tips from Rachel Hofstetter’s book Cooking Up A Business about starting up a new food business. Here…

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