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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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Now displaying: September, 2022
Sep 29, 2022

People have used seaweed for food and medicinal purposes for millennia. Many scientists even believe our evolution from primitive ancestor to modern homo sapien wouldn’t have been possible without seaweed’s micronutrients (iodine, zinc) and fatty acids which enabled human cognitive development. And a growing body of research shows that in regions with seaweed-heavy diets, people live longer, healthier lives. Founder and CEO Sachi Singh joins Justin to discuss this “growing” brand!

Sep 26, 2022

Buoy doesn’t use ingredients linked to inflammation and disease like sugar, stevia, dextrose, natural flavors and artificial dyes and oils – even if they're organic. They made Buoy purposefully unsweetened and unflavored with just the essential minerals and nutrients needed to replenish, restore and refresh. Co-founder and CMO Eddie Zelenak joins Justin to discuss this booming drops brand.

Sep 22, 2022

The Run-A-Ton Group, Inc. family of brands was founded by Doon Wintz’ father, Bob Wintz, in 1972 as a conventional baked goods company. In 1978 he pioneered the concept of bringing natural foods to Northeast supermarket consumers. By the early ‘90’s they were thinking about how to merge their passion for baked and natural foods to bring better-tasting options to the table. Believing that consumers shouldn’t have to sacrifice their taste standards for their ingredient standards, they launched Wholly Wholesome in 1996. Since then, the business has grown along with their lines of products. Doon joins Justin to discuss this leading food brand!

Sep 19, 2022

Made in small batches and handcrafted in copper kettles, Blissfully Better's Almond Toffee, Crunchy Quinoa Toffee, Caramel, Coconut, and Mint Thins are the perfect indulgence. Certified Organic and sweetened only with low glycemic coconut nectar, our confections are Blissfully Better for you and your taste buds! Shop today on the Blissfully Better site with this code to save 20%:  PodcastJH20. Founder Bonnie Boroian joins Justin to discuss this growing food brand.

Sep 16, 2022

Adam Albrecht, Founder & CEO of The Weaponry, an advertising and ideas agency, offers a broad range of useful ways to become a better professional and human through bite-sized stories of his own learnings. By reading the 80 pieces of wisdom (plus a bonus!) in this delightful book, you’ll gain perspective-altering ideas, gather thought-provoking suggestions for life and work, acquire reliable techniques for personal growth, take steps toward self-improvement by asking questions like “why not me?”, remember why and how to engage in positive thinking, engage the power of useful habits like blocking your time and exercising regularly, set your alarm a little earlier in the morning and go to bed a little earlier at night, and have the confidence and resources to see your goals through to their best outcomes. Adam joins Justin to discuss a wide range of purpose-built topics!

Sep 14, 2022

Podcast special - 20% off with code Contender20 at checkout on freshvictor.com! Fresh Victor is a line of premium mixers for consistently delicious and efficient cocktails – and mocktails too! Fresh Victor is here to let you put down the citrus press and get back to the party. These mixers are elegantly balanced to perfectly incorporate everything from your favorite spirit, beer or wine to seltzer, tonic or tea for a kicking mocktail. Drink up! Founder and CEO Ken MacKenzie joins Justin to discuss this mixer brand!

Sep 12, 2022

Since 1987, Jennifer Maxwell has been powering the fitness world with energy bars. Maxwell, who founded PowerBar with her late husband, Brian Maxwell, sold the company in 2000 to Nestle.  When her husband passed away suddenly in 2004, she took some time to  heal and to raise her six children, but soon set about crafting an energy bar for a new generation. Headquartered in San Rafael not far from Maxwell’s home in Ross, JAMBAR, whose name is inspired by Maxwell’s passion for music, makes organic,  naturally sweetened energy bars crafted with high-quality protein and  fiber. Jennifer joins Justin to discuss this new bar brand!

Sep 8, 2022

Gena and Davis Knox were young, eager and in love when they started their entrepreneurial journey together from their garage nearly 20 years ago. From her love of cooking and reading culinary magazines, Gena discovered the age-old method of using planks to grill fish. Intrigued, they had to try it. ‘Cedar planking’ salmon just sounded like the perfect dinner date! Fast forward to now, they think back on how that simple culinary pleasure sparked a passion to help others discover that same joy. Over the last two decades, they have taken an innovative yet simplistic approach in creating products to help share the culinary joy fire brings to flavor. From the original cedar planks to their charcoal to their seasonings and portable HERO grill, all natural and well-sourced materials are at their core. Davis joins Justin to discuss this hot brand!

Sep 5, 2022

Robbie Shoults is the third-generation owner of the Shoults family business, Bear Creek Smokehouse in Marshall, Texas. His ingenious ideas keep the 79-year-old business evolving. Robbie’s leap of faith in 2018 to build the General Store, has put Bear Creek Smokehouse on the map. Robbie is known for his ever-emerging, compelling projects that hold the attention of both employees and customers. Robbie joins Justin to discuss this nationwide food brand!

Sep 1, 2022

The Spirit of Bermondsey’s mission is to improve the world’s wellbeing by serving up great tasting, lower-alcohol spirits that are better for your mind, body and soul. A new approach to enjoying the night, without sacrificing the morning. Brad Crompton joins Justin to discuss this new UK-based spirits brand.

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