Access This Targeted Audience Gain Corporate Recognition Get Preferred Exhibit Location Offer Product Demonstrations Be Part of the "Loop"
Beauty, Birch and Bison - Sustainable Businesses
What Are They Talking About?
Alaskan entrepreneurs Amy, Michelle and Cika Sparck are developing a beauty and skin care business from what they term, their "Tundra Bounty". Learn more about their business - ArXotica on the following page.
The Sparck sisters are an example of those around Alaska who are utilizing the bounty of the marine and land to create new products. So what is a bio product? According to BioProducts Canada, "the bio-based economy uses renewable bio-resources and eco-efficient bio-processes to produce sustainable bioproducts that are environment-friendly and create jobs." Sectors including agriculture and agri-food, forestry, chemical, pharmaceutical, health care and aquaculture are all beneficiaries of bio product development with a positive impact on human and environmental health and the viability of rural communities. Learn more about ArXotica and connect with valuable bio products resource links on the next page.
Birch Syrup may not be Alaska's most internationally recognized food product, but it is one of Alaska's relatively untold stories of sustainable products and sustainable businesses and mother nature's influence has a lot to say about how this product gets to market.
Clientele Seeks Harvest To Market Knowledge
Alaska Interior Game Ranch
The fastest growing consumer trends in food are integrity, quality, sustainability and product knowledge. Ruby and Scott Hollembaek are learning this first hand, as they develop their business of a bison and elk game ranch located in Delta's rich agricultural basin.
International Freight Forwarding Of Processing Equipment and Associated Parts and Products
What You Need To Know
Alaska Symphony of Seafood
The Alaska Symphony of Seafood is an annual event of the Alaska Fisheries Development Foundation; an industry guided non-profit research and development foundation that is committed to innovation with Alaska’s seafood. Through participation and sponsorship by a broad cross-section of companies and support organizations, we are expanding the future of Alaska’s fishing industry with innovative processing, packaging, and handling of the highest quality Alaska seafood product.
Carney Consulting Group
Business Support For GFC Members
Many of you may recognize Darcy Carney from earlier issues of Collaborative INSIGHTS where we have featured her work with the Alaska Chip Company. While Darcy does frequently participate in the family owned business, you may be interested to find out that she owns and operates a professional consulting firm specializing in accounting, bookkeeping and payroll services. Carney Consulting already works with Global Food Collaborative members and since so many of you ask for qualified referrals for this type service, let us tell you more about Carney Consulting Group.
TV Production Of Alaska's Harvests and Harvesters
Debuts On National Television
Order the DVD or click on the website of America's Heartland to see its second national season featuring Alaska producers. Video clips feature the Alaska State Fair, the Alaska Chip Company, Oomingmak Co-Operative (musk ox qiviut) and Kenai Wild. Order the entire 30 minute video for $14.95 at KVIE Video Store. Ask for Episode 216. Great for education, history of Alaska's production, retail and restaurant looking for a loop of Alaska's great stories.
America’s Heartland is a magazine-style, half-hour series produced by KVIE, Sacramento, in digital widescreen format. Sponsors are the Monsanto Company and the American Farm Bureau Federation. The show broadcasts nationally on PBS and RFD-TV. The series is a national evolution of California Heartland, a popular and critically acclaimed series KVIE produced for eight years. Mike, Sorrell, Paul and crew - thank you for visiting Alaska (www.americasheartland.org).
Welcome Global Food Collaborative Member
New Business With New Philosophy And Approach
Seeks New Market Partners
Global Seafoods, LLC. is a harvester/marketer on the Alaska's Kenai Peninsula, owned and operated by Winston Gillies. After years of experience in business in Alaska's oil and gas industry, Winston has moved his passion for fishing from his avocation to his vocation. He brings his business savvy to the table as he work with other harvesters and processors creating a new philosophy and collaborative approach.