Monthly Archives: March 2022

What We Learned From Being on No Retreat: Business Bootcamp

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When we had the chance to work with Joe De Sena on his new reality TV show No Retreat: Business Bootcamp, we were excited and hesitant. The show presented us with an opportunity to get world-class business coaching from a like-minded entrepreneur. However, the show’s premiere season meant we had no idea what we were […]

Can Functional Candies Replace Vitamins?

Can Functional Candies Replace Vitamins

If you’ve joined the throngs of people enjoying functional candy, that is candy with added nutritional supplements like herbs and vitamins, you may be wondering if you need your daily vitamin pill. Taking a daily supplement might be more difficult to remember than eating some yummy candy. And, if your functional candy has vitamins and minerals, are you getting too much nutrition if you still take your daily multi? In this article, we’ll address both of those questions, along with comparing functional candy to vitamins, and what vitamins and supplements are commonly found in functional candy.

Retreat or No Retreat

SGC Teamwork - Retreat or No Retreat

Every company has growing pains, but not every business is willing to work through them, especially when navigating these issues in front of the public eye. Seattle Gummy, however, is willing to do whatever it takes to get their business to the next level. We realize how fortunate we are to have a product that […]

Dr. Connie Wan

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Dr. Connie Wan is the founder and CEO of Seattle Gummy Company (SGC). Before founding SGC, Dr. Wan served as the Chief Technology and intellectual property Officer for Benemilk Oy, a joint venture by the Raisio Group and Intellectual Ventures (IV), the biggest patent-focused private equity fund in the world. During her tenure with Benemilk, […]

The Rising Trend of Functional Food

The Rising Trend of Functional Food

Functional food is all over the news these days, with proponents touting their health-saving benefits. Or maybe you’ve heard about the rising trend of functional candy, which is part of the functional foods movement. This trend has likely piqued your interest because you know that healthy foods are part of a healthy lifestyle and you’re likely looking for ways to snack more healthfully. Functional foods meet the rising desire of consumers to be more health-conscious by eating healthier foods. In this article, we’ll discuss what functional foods are, and why people choose functional foods. We’ll also look at three popular functional categories: candy, whole foods, and gummies. Yes, gummies have their own category.