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July 2022 - Teffola was named as one of the notable brands using Lesser-Known Grains. Reported as one of the emerging trends coming out of the Summer Fancy Food show. Other trends included Seed Milks, Plant-Based Comfort Foods, Alcohol-Free Cocktails and more with over 1,700 exhibitors displaying their products. READ MORE...
April 2022 - Claire was featured on Alicia Webb's podcast The Power of the Pivot - a fun, innovative new podcast dedicated to telling stories of individuals who have boldly pivoted in their lives and careers. Alicia, a lifelong storyteller, shares the stories of people who have bravely taken a leap, struck out in a bold new direction, and never looked back. Listen to the episode here.
September 2021 - The Teffola product line was accepted into national distributor KeHe Distributors through the Diversity Trendfinder event. Find more information and other brands in the program on KeHe's website.
September 2021 - Claire as founder of Teffola was accepted into the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program based in Detroit. An intensive 4 month program designed to help entrepreneurs grow their business and create jobs in the community. Read more about the program here.
November 2020 - Tenera Grains, parent company of Teffola, became members of the Artisan Grain Collaborative. Members represent each stage of the "grain chain" or how grain goes from the farm to the consumer.
September 2020 - Founder, Claire Smith, talks with Rodger Wasson on his podcast Farm to Table Talk about the farms pivot from corn and soybeans to alternative grains and seeds. Listen in to hear more of the farming story here.
February 2020 - Crowded Kitchen, a popular food blog, used Teffola as the main topping on their Chai Chia Pudding. The mother-daughter duo takes eye catching photos, especially of Teffola! Recipe is here.
February 2020 - Claire joined the Female Founder Collective, founded by Rebecca Minkoff. The FFC is a network of businesses led by women, supporting women. Their mission is to support women owned or led business to positively impact communities, both socially and economically.
February 2020 - Zingerman's Mail Orderchose Teffola as one of their featured products in the Food Explorer's Club subscription box. They are known for their highly selective artisan taste when it comes to choosing partners.