What can you eat if you have multiple food allergies? For many Americans, the answer is "unfortunately, not very much."
When Denise Woodard found out her daughter had multiple serious food allergies, she was frustrated with the taste and nutritional profile of the snacks she could still eat. To solve this problem, she took matters into her own entrepreneurial hands and founded Partake Foods.
Partake Foods makes cookies that are free of the top 8 allergens, made with simple, delicious whole-food ingredients. We dig into Denise's journey with Partake, which started with her leaving her career at Coca-Cola to sell cookies out of her car and discuss her experiences as a woman of color in the natural foods industry. This episode is packed with learnings about allergies, starting a small business, balancing work and family, and overcoming adversity in your life.
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