AURI clients earn national recognition
Gluten-free macaroons named an O! Magazine “favorite thing”
Lily Bloom’s Kitchen was featured in the August issue of O, The Oprah Magazine’s list of O’s “favorite things.” Lily Bloom’s Kitchen produces gluten-free macaroons.
Here’s what the magazine had to say: “Thanks to flavors like key lime and blueberry, the white- and dark-chocolate-coated coconut macaroons on a stick are some of the very best gluten-free treats out there.”
Learn more about these tasty macaroons at lilybloomskitchen.com.
Nots! represents Minnesota at “Taste of the States”
Congratulations to Rob Fuglie on having his Nots! chosen to represent Minnesota at the National FFA Alumni “Taste of the States” in Green Bay, Wis. Nots! are a crunchy sunflower snack for those with nut allergies. Fuglie was also selected as an Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year 2013 by MState Colleges, and Nots! was named a semifinalist for the Minnesota Cup venture competition.
Learn more at nots-snacks.com.
The path to commercial success is rarely linear. Instead, it’s often chock full of twists, turns and unexpected challenges, something to which Tom and Jenni Smude can likely attest. The Smudes, who own Smude Enterprises, makers of Smude’s Sunflower Oil, have turned necessity into a thriving business that is being recognized as AURI’s 2018 Ag […]
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Minnesota company semi-finalist in national competition Fergus Foods, LLC, the Minnesota maker of Nots! Snacks, is one of 10 national semi-finalists in the first-ever Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge. The challenge provides an opportunity for individuals to showcase ideas and business innovations being developed in rural regions of the United States. Nots! Snacks are a crunchy, […]
Minnesota’s Fergus Foods is one of 10 national semi-finalists competing for up to $40,000 in the first Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge.
–by Amanda Wanke For 25 years, AURI has been an essential resource for businesses and entrepreneurs in Minnesota, helping with the development of new and improved products and processes. From research and development to market development and networking resources, AURI staff have helped numerous Minnesota businesses so that those businesses can grow Minnesota’s economy, […]