Food and beverage-oriented companies command a different audience from the kinds of technologies and products often found on crowdfunding sites and PieShell wants to help.
The Brooklyn-based kombucha maker bottles novel commercial kombucha flavors like celery juniper, pomegranate rose and turmeric aloe.
In addition to pie, Petee’s in Brooklyn includes a full espresso bar and biscuit sandwiches for breakfast soups, salads and sandwiches on house-made bread for lunch.
A trip to Iceland inspired Nicholas Heavican to start his for-now very small batch Nick + Sons bakery.
“Now we’re asking: What can cider do better than beer?”
Despite the city’s growing local abundance of small food businesses and urban farms, they have very few distribution options.