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Podcast: Just a Taste – Sarah Chalos

Working nights and weekends at first while managing a separate day job, co-founder and president Sarah Chalos, alongside co-founder Ravi Jolly, built I Heart Keenwah on the desire to make quinoa, a versatile superfood, more accessible. The duo traveled to Bolivia to source top notch ingredients and tinkered with recipes in their own kitchen before partnering with food manufacturers, deciding on effective packaging, and eventually bringing their product to national retailers like Kroger and Safeway. Delve more into the story behind this food startup’s success in this podcast episode.

  • Process

    We don’t take our role of defining America's best-tasting foods lightly. Learn more about the detailed agenda our panel follows during a tasting. Explore a step-by-step guide of our proprietary judging process.

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  • Chefs

    Our team of judges is the secret ingredient in our proprietary process. Check out the rigorous training each member of our panel undergoes and get to know a few of our executive-level chef judges.

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  • Case Studies

    Our ChefsBest Award winners promote their accolades in a number of ways to shoppers and grocers. Find out how recipients share the news in store and through efforts like POP, FSIs and direct mail.

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