Bryan Freeman is the Executive Chairman and former CEO of Real Good Foods, a small family-owned startup that has scaled into one of the fastest growing food brands on the market today. RGF makes delicious food that you’ll feel good about eating; high in protein, grain free and always made from real, nutrient dense ingredients. In this episode, Drew talks with Bryan about what it takes to scale a healthy food business, their unique approach to innovation, how RGF is changing the frozen food world, and much much more!
[07:15] How Brian found his way into the food industry, his background, and how Real Good Foods was born and ultimately scaled.
[12:50] The mindset of previous companies that Bryan worked for versus the mindset of Real Good Foods, as well as the surprising story of how Brian went from a transactional approach to a more empathetic approach to food production.
[19:50] Real Good Foods innovative process of creating new products, and how the broader community plays a central role in their growth and development.
[28:15] Some criticisms of Real Good Foods, what they could improve on, and how they plan to improve their recipes in the future.
[34:30] How Real Good Foods is changing the frozen food industry, and how working for Real Good Foods has changed Brian’s personal health.
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