Outdoors under the shade at the under-construction Mill Village Farms’ Crop Stop on Bolt Street in Greenville, three culinary entrepreneurs recently shared their experiences and challenges as part of Greenville Startup Week’s Cooking Up New Food Startups.
Chancey Lindsey-Peake spoke about launching her Banana Manna baking business and lessons she learned along the way. She emphasized the importance of a business plan.
“Location is key and attitude means a lot,” she said. “You have to believe in what you’re doing… believe in you, yourself and your product.” Raising capital and getting the word out about her kitchen’s location were challenges, she said. Social media and word of mouth have helped bring attention to her products, she said.
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