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Texas is currently the fastest emerging state in regards to new food brands, food manufacturing, food science, diversity in foods and dishes, farming, and helpful networks for the food community. Because of laws, taxes, efforts and income levels, many places like California and New York are looking to shift their attention and efforts to Texas. We have new brands, new restaurants and new festivals all dedicated to sharing their food with the rest of the country. We have grants, scholarships and investment groups pumping tons of money into the food scene. And to add some more icing to the cake, we have an ever-growing diverse culture that only helps bring new ideas to the table.

Texas is currently the fastest emerging state in regards to new food brands, food manufacturing, food science, diversity in foods and dishes, farming, and helpful networks for the food community. Because of laws, taxes, efforts and income levels, many places like California and New York are looking to shift their attention and efforts to Texas. We have new brands, new restaurants and new festivals all dedicated to sharing their food with the rest of the country. We have grants, scholarships and investment groups pumping tons of money into the food scene. And to add some more icing to the cake, we have an ever-growing diverse culture that only helps bring new ideas to the table.
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Texas is currently the fastest emerging state in regards to new food brands, food manufacturing, food science, diversity in foods and dishes, farming, and helpful networks for the food community. Because of laws, taxes, efforts and income levels, many places like California and New York are looking to shift their attention and efforts to Texas. We have new brands, new restaurants and new festivals all dedicated to sharing their food with the rest of the country. We have grants, scholarships and investment groups pumping tons of money into the food scene. And to add some more icing to the cake, we have an ever-growing diverse culture that only helps bring new ideas to the table.

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English


Episodes

David Cordua

5/27/2019
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This week Axel sits down with his fellow Houstonian and friend, David Cordua .A chef and restaurateur David was raised around food in the family business. David and Axel discuss how travel and education moved David back home to work with his family’s restaurant group, and using it as a launching pad for new projects and ideas like the creation of his new company, Michael + David Cordúa Hospitality. The two also dug into the origins and importance of Texas BBQ and why other grilling...

Duration:00:39:16

Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller

5/13/2019
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This week Axel digs into the benefits and origins of the Go Texan program with Texas Agricultural Commissioner Sid Miller. An eighth generation Texas farmer and rancher, Sid Miller is the 12th Commissioner of the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA). He oversees TDA’s world-renowned GO TEXAN program — a marketing effort to showcase the best products, companies and communities that call the Lone Star State home. Since taking office, Commissioner Miller’s passion to increase market exposure...

Duration:00:29:13

Yellowbird Foods

4/29/2019
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This week Axel is getting spicy with CEO and co-founder of Yellowbird Foods, George Milton. Axel and George talk about how Yellowbird maintains their quality levels at scale, and how they built their now cult following. You can learn more about Yellowbird by visiting: https://yellowbirdsauce.com/ Guest: George Milton Host: Axel Brave Producer: Myrriah Gossett Audio/Video Engineer: Jake Wallace A Founding Media Production Altered Music from https://filmmusic.io: "Too Cool" by Kevin...

Duration:00:43:39

SKU Accelerator

4/8/2019
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This week Axel is digging to all things funding, investing, and growth with Kirstin Ross of SKU. SKU is the go to consumer products accelerator in Texas. They educate and equip companies with market-validated products for growth, and help turn them into world class brands. To learn more about SKU please visit their website: http://sku.is/ Guest: Kirstin Ross Host: Axel Brave Producer: Myrriah Gossett Audio/Video Engineer: Jake Wallace A Founding Media Production Altered Music from...

Duration:00:35:50

Wildway

3/17/2019
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This week Axel is chatting with co-founder of Wildway, Kyle Koehler. Kyle and his co-founder and wife Kelli started Wildway together and have grown their grain-free, better for your granola and cereals. Kyle shares how they got their start, how they survive the ups and downs, and even find time for adventure. Guest: Kyle Koehler Host: Axel Brave Producer: Myrriah Gossett Audio/Video Engineer: Jake Wallace A Founding Media Production Altered Music from https://filmmusic.io: "Too...

Duration:00:39:49

Richard's Rainwater

3/17/2019
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Welcome to the Packing Taste Podcast with Axel Brave. In our first episode we are sitting down with CEO of Richard's Rainwater, Taylor O'Neil. He talks us through the rainwater collection process, the history of the company, and where they see water sustainability moving forward in the future. Guest: Taylor O'Neil Host: Axel Brave Producer: Myrriah Gossett Audio/Video Engineer: Jake Wallace A Founding Media Production Altered Music from https://filmmusic.io: "Too Cool" by Kevin...

Duration:00:40:41

Welcome to Packing Taste

3/4/2019
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Welcome to the Packing Taste Podcast with Axel Brave. New season coming March 2019. A Founding Media Production Altered Music from https://filmmusic.io: "Too Cool" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) Licence: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Duration:00:01:08