Each loaf, of which there are 17 different flavors of now, also features a bold cartoon rendering of Dave plucking a guitar.
(He’s the lead singer and guitarist in a band called the Killer Grandpas, so the shoe fits.) Today, Dave’s Killer Bread is the top-selling organic, GMO-free sliced breadmaker in the U.
Dave’s lifelong kitchen experience, combined with his desire to follow a better, more honest path, smoothed his segue into legal, legitimate business.
“Dave was ready to change and he threw himself into the work,” Nash said, “spending countless hours developing organic seeded breads with a taste and texture that customers immediately agreed was ‘killer.’” His first batch of bread, post- his last prison release, was a hearty vegan loaf, brimming at its buttery, brown crusts with flax, sunflower, sesame and pumpkin seeds.
In fact, we have several people with criminal backgrounds in leadership positions throughout the company.” Grassroots Beginnings To start, Dave and Glenn launched four varieties of their special breads at Portland farmers markets in August 2005.
In a nod to Dave’s recovery, all were marketed with the quirky tagline “Just say no to bread on drugs,” just as every Dave’s Killer Bread variety still is today.
Women founders received less than two percent of the billion invested by venture capitalists last year, according to Fortune Magazine.
And although women fill close to half of all jobs in the U. economy and are starting businesses at twice the rate of men, they hold less than 25 percent of STEM jobs nationwide.
February 11th is International Day of Women and Girls in Science. Just ask the city of Minneapolis and the NFL, who have been planning for three years behind the scenes for the NFL’s annual spectacle. The Super Bowl, and the ten days of festivities proceeding it is expected to bring more than a million visitors to town.In honor of that, Free Enterprise asked seven brave women entrepreneurs in the STEM fields to let us know one piece of advice they wish they had known when they got started. (Join the conversation around #Womenin Science by attending the U. […] Welcome to #Biz United, a new series highlighting innovative partnerships between large corporations and small businesses across America. And with them come 0 million to the regional economy, according to Minnesota’s Host Committee.And although the game isn’t until this Sunday, the extravaganza is well underway.S., boasting a loyal customer base of an estimated nearly 1 million “Bread Heads.” Available in more than 2,200 stores in the U.S., Guam and Puerto Rico, several Safeway and Vons locations among them, the business makes millions of dollars in sales, year after year.