AURI and Philia Foods
Idea to reality:
Mike Rakes took a family recipe from an entrepreneurship project to a commercial reality.
Food scientist Donna O’Connor provided nutrition facts labeling, product stability review, technical consulting and a list of copackers for the feta-based products.
Philia Foods feta spreads are now in more than 70 Minnesota outlets, creating another market for locally-produced cheese. More information can be found at philiafoods.com.
Running time: 2:40