The Romance of the French Macaron

It is the stuff of a modern fairy tale. Business-savvy American girl meets artistic French chef in San Francisco, and after a six-week whirlwind romance, they marry and launch The French Patisserie. Thirty years later, they are living happily ever after in scenic Pacifica, California, while their business and its subsidiary, Looka Patisserie, have emerged as award-winning producers of gourmet food service desserts and a large retail manufacturers of French macarons.

The French Patisserie / Looka Patisserie

A Resource in Quality

PreGel America, established in 2002, is the North American subsidiary of PreGel SpA, a manufacturer of specialty dessert ingredients. PreGel is dedicated to offering quality products, exceptional customer service, and outstanding continued education to the food industry.

PreGel America

A Family Legacy that Feeds the World

In the lush California hills, Rich Sambado meets his brother Tim and father Lawrence. Lawrence, who is now 80 years old, is supervising dozens of employees who are patiently picking ripe apples. Unlike when Lawrence first picked apples from the farm, many employees no longer climb up and down handmade wooden ladders, but use industrial platforms…

Primavera Marketing

Building Experiences

Store development company Load King provides turnkey store packages with all necessary services under one roof. Over the last two years, the company has been intent on improving and expanding internal processes and capabilities by investing in state of the art equipment and personnel training and education. Now, after a great deal of work and investment, Load King is poised to diversify into other market sectors and is aggressively seeking new opportunities.

Load King

The Business of Delicious

Is there anything better than fresh doughnuts and a cup of delicious, steaming hot coffee? From the tantalizing first bite to the very last crumb, nothing beats the taste and aroma of baked goods. And for almost twenty years, James Morton has been on a mission to bring the best available donuts, bagels, muffins, sandwiches, and beverages to America though Donut Connection.

Donut Connection

Growing a Family Business… through the Business of Growth

The business of producing the food we eat and the flowers we enjoy is not as simple as planting a seed and watching it grow. There are many steps involved, and many businesses that manufacture the solutions to ensure the quality of the food and flowers that are produced. In Ontario, Canada, Zwart Systems has been a key provider of one of the most important steps – horticultural irrigation – for almost fifty years.

Zwart Systems

Meeting Client Needs with Optimal Service

“We are a regional commercial real estate brokerage firm. We have specialists in industrial manufacturing and distribution, office, retail, and multi-family. Although we cover all the major commercial real estate disciplines, in a brokerage capacity we focus on providing strategic solutions,” explains Eric Hinkelman, Voit Real Estate Services’ Chief Executive Officer.

Voit Real Estate Services

Haywood County Knows How to Grow Business and Live the Good Life

The engine of economic development has gotten a tune-up in Haywood County, North Carolina. Community leaders have partnered with their urban neighbors to recruit and welcome both start-ups and well-established companies to a very special part of the state’s Mountain Region.

Haywood County Economic Development Council

The Growing Heart of North Carolina

Right in the heart of North Carolina lies Harnett County, one of the state’s fastest growing counties by population. Known for rural charm in a convenient location, there are a number of reasons why this central North Carolina community has seen a population boom over the years.

Harnett County, NC

Working Internationally, Investing Locally

Jefferson Riverport, located in southwest Louisville, Kentucky, has been securing and developing land to service a multitude of industries for decades. The land has numerous infrastructural strengths which make it an appealing and logical choice for business investment…

Jefferson Riverport International