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SKU accelerates emerging CPG brands with a world-class program driven by a thriving community of serial entrepreneurs & industry experts. Our intensive programs offer best-in-class education, a hand-picked team of  mentors and access to retailers and investors – all the tools necessary to accelerate growth.

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From Restaurant to CPG: How to Keep the Special Sauce

From Restaurant to CPG: How to Keep the Special Sauce 700 500 Michelle Breyer

We spoke with Matt about his experience working to grow a brand that came out of a successful restaurant while maintaining the “special sauce” of what makes it unique.

A Case Study in Rebranding: Macro Snacks becomes HA!

A Case Study in Rebranding: Macro Snacks becomes HA! 700 500 Michelle Breyer

Track 9 brand rebranded from Macro Snacks to HA! to appeal to reach a larger market.

The Power of Objective Consumer Feedback

The Power of Objective Consumer Feedback 700 500 Michelle Breyer

Highlight in-home consumer testing experience Founders of many emerging brands often depend upon friends and family to provide feedback on their products. While that can be helpful – and cost effective – in the beginning, it has its shortcomings. Unfortunately, many of those closest to us may tell us what we want to hear rather…

Mentoring for SKU: Seeking Successful CPG Leaders

Mentoring for SKU: Seeking Successful CPG Leaders 700 500 Michelle Breyer

SKU mentor team meeting Mentoring for SKU is something special. It’s a transformative experience that positively impacts the mentors as much a the founders. I started mentoring for SKU Track 7. After selling my TextureMedia (NaturallyCurly), I was attracted to the idea of mentoring other entrepreneurs – sharing the dos, and possibly just as important,…

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You are a consumer product startup with traction and market validation, ready to take the next steps to scale.