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Behind every plant-based burger, oat milk latte, and protein shake is one essential ingredient: pea protein. Without it, there’s no Beyond Meat. Minneapolis-based Puris, fueled by a $100 million investment
Atif Siddiqi set out to simplify schedule changes for hourly workers and hit upon a larger mission to improve the financial welfare of employees who don't have a safety net and, in turn, help companies improve employee satisfaction and retention.
Created in a St. Olaf College dorm, Jonny Pops, makers of smoothies on a stick, is now a national frozen foods brand on the rise. CEO Erik Brust describes his transition from founder to leader, and what's next for the company.