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The DFW CPG Insider – Community News March 2024

DFW CPG News Updates

Upcoming Events!
DFW CPG Huddle | Unlock Business Growth with Powerful Strategic Insights | Forget guessing games! Join Kathy and Dan as they crack the code to supercharge your brand with market research. Discover a treasure trove of research methods and learn how to transform insights into gold. Presented by: Daniel Huff and Kathy Galloway | 28th March 2024, 12pm CT | Register Today
Join us for a night of networking and tactical conversation on how to explore and dominate non-traditional markets for your brand. Learn the types, advantages, and more as we learn from founders who have become experts in supporting their brand through alternative channels! Panel topic: Exploring Non-Traditional Retail in Alternative Markets | Moderator: Jenica Oliver | Panelists: Austin Patry & Chi Nguyen | April 10, 2024 at 6-8pm | Four Corners Brewery, 1311 S Ervay St, Dallas, TX 75215 | Click Here to Register


DFW CPG Huddle Presents: Operations: Work Smarter, Not Harder

Thursday, April 11, 2024, at 12:00PM CT.

Join DFW CPG for another informative Huddle presentation. Presenter Scott Glassman. Register here.



SNX |. April 14-16, 2024 | Dallas, TX | Hyatt Regency Dallas | Submit "SNAC Bites" Proposal SNAXPO vs. SNX | Register


SNX comes to Dallas this year – April 2024.  Be sure to join this vertically integrated snack food trade show from Snac International (SNAXPO parent company), exhibition and networking event with suppliers, producers, vendors, processors, tastemakers and more. Register here to attend.


ACE Hardware Convention Photos

It was great to see some of our DFW CPG members at the ACE Hardware Convention in Dallas this week. DFW CPG spotted Moskinto mosquito products as well as Low and Slow chips. Hopefully we will soon be seeing their products on shelves at Ace hardware stores across the country!



Thank you
Kristin ShermanOur heartfelt thanks to Kristin Sherman, Principal Local Forager at Whole Foods Market, for the amazing Huddle on Feb. 22, From Local Gem to Whole Foods Shelf: Cracking the Code for Emerging Brands. Approx. 60 members tuned in to get the scoop on how to bring one’s brand to Whole Foods.


Lakewood Brewing
Brewing Science Certificate 
Lakewood Brewing Co. is brewing up the next generation of beer talent through a collaboration with The University of Texas at Arlington, which is offering a new Brewing and Fermentation Science Certificate. The program is open to anyone – students, hobbyists and the curious – wanting to learn more about the science of making beer. Learn more here.


Juntos Crecemos

The Greenhouse Accelerator Program Juntos Crecemos Edition is a six-month, mentor-guided program to support the acceleration of emerging Hispanic innovations that are transforming the way consumers live their lives. Applications open on March 11. Click Here for more information.

Founders Pitch Slam 2024Game-changing founders…
Applications for the 2024 NIQ Founders (NielsenIQ)  Pitch Slam are officially open! Join for a showdown of innovation and entrepreneurship. Apply by March 24th for a chance to win over $500k in prizes, including a $50k cash prize! 💰 Apply here, today!


Brand Profile

Looking for Brand Exposure?
We’re on the look-out for a few highly-motivated Brand Founder/CEOs who are in need of free publicity. Are you interested in sharing your company’s journey? How you got to where you are and where you’re headed? If so, answer these 5 EASY QUESTIONS and spend a few moments talking to our very own in-house PR Guru Charles Nicolas and he’ll work his magic to create a high-impact Brand Profile of your dynamically-growing company.