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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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May 30, 2022

David Perry is the CEO of Carro, an e-Commerce partnership network used by over 30K Shopify brands. David leapfrogged industries from video games to e-Commerce in 2017 after Sony PlayStation acquired his previous company Gaikai for $380 million. Currently, David helps brands gain attention, sales, and new customers by partnering with other brands in the Shopify network. David joins Justin to discuss this hot commerce brand.

May 23, 2022
Few mortals can resist the devastating temptation of Bon Dévil's wickedly delicious coconut-based desserts. Born from the deepest darkest desires of grocery consumers,  Bon Dévil comes in four different flavors and is 100% plant-based, gluten free, no evil GMO's, under 120 calories and sin free. Pure pleasure without the guilt, find Bon Dévil in major US Natural, Conventional and Mass Grocers. Founder James Averdieck joins Justin to discuss this devilishly delicious dessert brand!
May 20, 2022
Seth Goldman is the Co-founder of Eat the Change®, a brand that empowers consumers to make dietary choices aligned with their concerns around climate and health. Eat the Change® recently launched a line of organic mushroom jerky as part of this mission. Seth is also the Co-founder of PLNT Burger, a plant-based quick serve restaurant that offers delicious burgers, sandwiches, fries and soft-serve. After co-founding Honest Tea, and leading it to global scale, Seth concluded his role with the Coca-Cola Company at the end of 2019. He continues in his role as Chairman of the Board of Beyond Meat, having stepped down as Executive Chair in February 2020. Seth joins Justin to discuss innovation and entrepreneurship.
May 18, 2022
Seth Goldman is the Co-founder of Eat the Change®, a brand that empowers consumers to make dietary choices aligned with their concerns around climate and health. Eat the Change® recently launched a line of organic mushroom jerky as part of this mission. Seth is also the Co-founder of PLNT Burger, a plant-based quick serve restaurant that offers delicious burgers, sandwiches, fries and soft-serve. After co-founding Honest Tea, and leading it to global scale, Seth concluded his role with the Coca-Cola Company at the end of 2019. He continues in his role as Chairman of the Board of Beyond Meat, having stepped down as Executive Chair in February 2020. Seth joins Justin to discuss innovation and entrepreneurship.
May 16, 2022
Byzzer helps small CPG manufacturers pinpoint exactly what to do to sell more - without an army of analysts or huge budgets. With Byzzer’s retail analytics platform, you can easily access, visualize, and extract actionable business insights powered by NielsenIQ data. Andrew Criezis, US SMB GM, joins Justin to discuss this industry-leading analytics platform.
May 12, 2022
Born in Cypress Hall, a small town high atop the Red Hills of Kingston, Jamaica, Kamaal Jarrett, the Founder of Hillside Harvest, was taught to appreciate the simple things in life. Later, when his parents were deciding where in the United States to establish roots, they settled on Milton, Massachusetts, a small town nestled between Boston and the Great Blue Hill mountain range. Growing-up, Kamaal showed an inherent love for food; watching endless hours of PBS cooking shows and spending the summer hours with his Aunt Elaine in her Egleston Square bakery and Caribbean restaurant. And thus, Hillside Harvest was born. Kamaal joins Justin to discuss this delicious sauce brand.
May 9, 2022

Victor Garcia was born in Jalisco, Mexico and he loved Mexican drinks, treats and flavors that were on every block. He moved to the US and followed a traditional career path, attending UT Dallas and getting a job in accounting. And then…decided that he wanted to do something he loved and hence Sol Dias was born. Sol Dias makes authentic Mexican ice cream and more. Victor joins Justin to discuss this delicious growing brand.

May 6, 2022
ALOHA is here to provide you with absolutely delicious, ridiculously high-quality foods and drinks. They choose to be a fully plant-based, vegan brand because it means they can share real, sustainable, nourishing food with…pretty much everyone. So if you’re vegan? Welcome. If you’re a carnivore? You’re also welcome. Because delicious, nutritious food is something we can all agree on! CEO Brad Charron joins Justin to discuss this high-flying brand! ALOHA!
May 4, 2022
Fred Hart is a Partner and Creative Director at Interact, a world class branding and packaging design firm that specializes in consumer product goods. Their clients include FitVine, Boulder Canyon Chips, Fat Snax and Monster Energy. With over 20+ years in the creative space, Fred has become the go-to expert on helping brands differentiate themselves on shelves. Fred joins Justin to discuss all-thing product and package design and innovation.
May 2, 2022
Global Wired Advisors is a leading Digital Investment Bank focused on optimizing the business sale process. Their approach combines decades of merger and acquisition experience with online and e-commerce expertise to increase the transactional value of your greatest asset. Managing Partner Chris Shipferling joins Justin to discuss ecommerce and how GWA is helping accelerate brand growth.
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