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ContenderCast with Justin Honaman

Welcome to the ContenderCast with Justin Honaman, a leadership and Consumer Industries entrepreneurship conversation centered on shining a light on bright ideas. The ContenderCast is the top global Consumer Industries entrepreneurship podcast. Justin is a digital commerce leader, author, communicator, and Consumer Products / Retail industry thought-leader based in Atlanta, Georgia. For additional information and guest access, visit contendercast.com. Every winner started as a contender!
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Mar 31, 2022

Downward Dog Wine is custom blended to perfection using grapes grown in some of the most prestigious valleys wine country has to offer. It’s their mission to create great tasting wines by focusing on single varietal options as well as beautiful fun loving blends. Enjoy their bold flavors and subtle twists on tradition. From wine snobs to sweet seekers, they have something for everyone. Discover your new favorite boxed wine today! Founder and CEO Betsy Hendershot joins Justin to discuss this new wine brand!

Mar 28, 2022
Kokada is the original coconut spread made from the perfect ingredients that are found in nature. Vegan, nut free, and free of refined sugars, Kokada is about to be your new best snacking friend! Co-founder and CEO Breanna Atkinson joins Justin to discuss this fast-growing and delicious new brand!
Mar 25, 2022
Know Yourself is dedicated to making anatomy as fundamental as the ABCs and 123s. Understanding how anatomy, physiology, and psychology are inextricably connected is essential information that helps children excel in sports, school, and socially. Know Yourself combines vetted scientific material with art and storytelling to create a series of captivating workbooks that encourage them to take control of their health and wellness. Co-founder Nancy Howes Justin to discuss this education brand.
Mar 24, 2022
TSUMo is a cannabis-infused savory snack brand, bringing you a unique and elevated snacking experience by infusing nostalgic snacks with premium THC. Forget about the super sweet edibles you’re used to, and dive into the future with flavors such as Classic Cheese Puffs, Zesty Ranch, or Salsa Verde Mini Tortilla Rounds. CEO and Co-Founder Caroline Yeh joins Justin to discuss this new cannabis snack brand!
Mar 21, 2022
Kevin’s Natural Foods mission is to empower even the busiest people to eat clean without sacrificing flavor. Food gives us the fuel we need to do the things we want with the people we love. Food can also help you feel good when you’re feeling less than average. That’s how Kevin discovered his joy for food. Clean eating is what our bodies were designed to thrive on. But clean eating has had a bad rap. It seems you have to pay for guilt-free meals with boring cuisine and a lack of flavor. Kevin made it his mission to change this and a company was born. Kevin joins Justin to discuss this fast-growing prepared meals, sauces and seasonings brand!
Mar 18, 2022

John’s Crazy Socks is a father-son venture inspired by co-founder John Lee Cronin, a young man with Down syndrome. John’s affinity for crazy socks paired with his love of making people smile made their mission clear: they want to spread happiness. John and co-founder / dad Mark join Justin to discuss this “crazy” fun brand!

Mar 16, 2022
From one dog owner to another, Frankie & Paisley understands stinky, itchy pups and strives to make our furry friends as comfortable as possible. Whether it comes from allergies and other skin conditions, or just good-ole regular dog odor, Frankie & Paisley have it covered. Brian Hallowaty joins Justin to discuss this new pet brand!

 

Mar 14, 2022
HugePOD brings customized fashion to your doorstep. HugePOD brings a new print-on-demand experience that doesn't require any know-how about cutting and stitching.

They have developed a strong and flexible supply chain that is able to meet the unique needs of various customers, and offer samples to check the products before bulk order, offer various embroidery and printing techniques, covering flock and 3d puff embroidery, silk-screen print, direct-to-garment (DTG), reflective / holographic / foil special materials prints. Founder and CEO Joe Zhou joins Justin to discuss this unique and globally growing brand!

Mar 10, 2022

When GreenPod Coffee Packing failed to find a good compostable coffee pod solution on the market, they decided to create one! And they wanted to bring a solution to other small roasters having the same issue – the first such technology in the U.S. that brings accessibility to small roasters. GreenPod brings a completely compostable coffee pod made with zero plastics, packed for perfect extraction and freshness. Co-founders Gary and Julie Kratzer join Justin to discuss this new coffee brand.

Mar 7, 2022

Eat Good. Do Good. Simek’s creates feel-good food. Comfort food that makes you feel loved while helping your community and continuing to do all the things you tackle each day. Mealtime matters, but sometimes life can get in the way. As a busy mom, running a second-generation family business, Lindsey Hickey knows spending long hours in the kitchen is not always realistic. Simek’s wants you to always have convenient foods, crafted with quality ingredients and homemade taste, that also help the community you work hard in every day. Lindsey joins Justin to discuss this growing food brand!

Mar 4, 2022

Say hi to your go-to toast topper, smoothie swirler, eat-it-on-a-spoon-er, instant pantry staple. A dependable and delicious nut butter made from the best ingredients we can get our hands on. Founder and CEO Rachel Klein joins Justin to discuss this exciting new food brand!

Mar 2, 2022

Jen Morales and Jason Stitt are longtime friends and former law partners with a shared passion for cocktails. Their big idea was to bring the craft and taste of a top-notch cocktail experience, easily and simply, into our homes. Initially they experimented freezing into ice cubes all the ingredients that Jason used for his crowd-pleasing watermelon margaritas. Jen then put her Harvard education to novel use, envisioning a kaleidoscope of cubes that could be the building blocks for any imaginable cocktail. More to the story as you will hear in today’s episode as they both join Justin to discuss this exciting new frozen beverage brand!

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