We've assembled the best in CPG, Food & Grocery Retail. You benefit!

We've assembled the best in CPG, Food & Grocery Retail. You benefit!

Leverage a plethora of trusted expertise and resources within the Emerge network, including business solutions, service providers, data and insights, one-on-one coaching, media exposure and more, to help your brand scale intentionally, accurately and sustainably. Access SPINS and Nielsen data, trends and insights, gain clarity on your marketing strategy and trade spend, review your pricing strategy or Amazon business, evaluate your channel strategy with a distribution expert, and more…all with an annual membership to Emerge. We’ll get you started with the right resources for your stage of growth, whether it be teaming up with a business or channel strategist, connecting with a broker or sales management expert, contract manufacturer, packaging leader, food scientist, or investor – connect with the resources you need, when you need them! 

Business Solutions & Trusted Expertise At Your Fingertips

Nielsen

Free Byzzer Core Reports & Subscription
Consultation with Nielsen Reps to Help Pull Right Reports For Your Brand
Discount on first Panel or POS data purchase

Nielsen

Free Byzzer Core Reports & Subscription
Consultation with Nielsen Reps to Help Pull Right Reports For Your Brand
Discount on first Panel or POS data purchase

Access Nielsen education on the Emerge private portal to see special data discount. 

SPINS

Complimentary Cross Channel Scorecard
Exclusive discounts on Emerging Brand SPINS Data Packages

SPINS

Cross Channel Scorecards create a personalized sales presentation to communicate your brand’s success and growth factors. Scorecards help your team understand your current performance across channels, and can be leveraged to drive expansion and revenue opportunities. Receive ongoing SPINS Partner thought-leadership content releases which include trends, presentations, infographics, and webinar invitations. Emerge members, log in to get started.

Bedrock Analytics

Bedrock Visualizations and Selling Stories using Retail Measurement Facts
Exclusive discount on purchase of a Bedrock annual agreement

Bedrock Analytics
Bedrock Visualizations and Selling Stories include:
  • 3 months access to the Bedrock SaaS platform
  • Nielsen Point-of-Sale (POS) data displayed and visualized in Bedrock
  • Customized consultation with Bedrock team to discuss how to use data to sell into more retailers
Receive 15% off first purchase of a Bedrock annual subscription (first time buyers)
 
 
Receive Bedrock Webinar invitations to learn more about using data effectively
 

Amplify Goods

Amazon account review and assessment.

Amplify Goods

Amplify Goods specializes in launching and growing new and existing brands on Amazon.com. We focus on helping product manufacturers develop their direct-to-consumer sales by implementing SEO, branding and marketing strategies specific to e-commerce marketplaces. Our goal is to make brands look great on Amazon. Our services include: Amazon Account Strategy Strategic Account Setup Listing Optimizations Full Account Management Amazon Sponsored Product Ads (PPC) Emerge members, login to schedule your customized Amazon account review.

&Marketing

Website review & initial marketing analysis (IMA)

&Marketing

&Marketing provides the robust outsourced marketing department that growing companies need without the high overhead costs of traditional agencies or full-time employees. &Marketing’s variable model empowers businesses to reach their growth goals by launching or augmenting their existing teams and receiving guidance and expertise from senior level strategists and a flexible execution team. &Marketing provides your team with what you need, when you need it — delivered with flexibility, transparency, and jargon-free language. No drama, just marketing to help you reach your goals. Emerge members, login to schedule your website review and marketing analysis.

BrandFirst

Woman-owned, family-run, full-service branding agency that helps emerging brands grow into successful businesses.
Emerge brands receive audit of current brand positioning.

BrandFirst

BrandFirst is a woman-owned, family-run branding agency founded over 35 years ago. Core competencies include brand strategy, identity development, strategic messaging, package design, marketing communications, website design & development, and social media content. With roots in print and production, they’ve evolved into a full-service creative agency that works with companies of all sizes. We partner with emerging brands to help them find their niche and grow into successful businesses. Emerge members, login to schedule your brand positioning audit.

Profit First Cash Flow Management System

Cash flow management system that helps growing brands escape the cash-flow survival trap and grow their business profitably, while eradicating debt and paying themselves what they're worth.

Profit First Cash Flow Management System

83% of small businesses are never profitable. And 88% of small business owners could actually make more money doing the same work for someone else. Learn how to set up the simple – yet genius – Profit First cash flow management system so you can get out of the cash-flow survival trap and start growing your business profitably, while eradicating debt and paying yourself what you’re worth. Learn how to implement this intuitive cash management system in your business so that you can continue to thrive without stressing over your company’s finances … even if looking at your books is the last thing you ever want to do!

Emerge brands, log in to schedule your intro call and get started with exclusive 5-week program. 

Mable

Exclusive trial for getting started on Mable wholesale e-commerce platform. Mable makes it easy for independent grocery stores to find, buy, & re-order from great brands.

Mable

Created specifically for selling into grocery, convenience, and specialty stores by a real grocery store owner, Mable’s wholesale ordering platform and mobile app make it easy for independent grocers to order from CPG companies online and in the aisle. Mable streamlines the ordering process for retailers and CPG brands and extends net 45 day terms to retailers, making it easier for stores to stock products. Emerge members receive an exclusive trial to start selling and grow their wholesale business on Mable. #WholesaleSimplified

Emerge brands: login to private portal Dashboard to get started!

Specialty Food Partners

Join the Emerge SFP Catalogue, expand your distribution network and ship your products directly to stores with SFP. Exclusive offering for Emerge.

Specialty Food Partners

Specialty Food Partners (SFP) operates private online marketplaces for grocery wholesalers and distributors who want to sell more specialty products to their stores. Expand your distribution network and ship your products directly to stores with SFP:

  • Make your products available to multiple distributors and their retail customers in the SFP Marketplace
  • Distributors’ retail customers have the ability to easily view and order Emerge member products
  • Single point of contact for sales and order history for all the distributors in the SFP network
  • No set up fees, no slotting fees, and no surprise chargebacks

Emerge brands, login to the private portal to get started.

Brandjectory

An online meeting place for innovative early-stage CPG brands and investors to discover each other, make connections, and develop relationships on the path to partnership. Emerge brands receive an exclusive trial offer to start taking advantage of the Brandjectory investor community.

Brandjectory

Brandjectory is an online meeting place for innovative early-stage CPG brands and investors to discover each other, make connections, and develop relationships on the path to partnership. Brandjectory combines the best of social media, instant communication and secure file distribution tools to foster connections, communication, and document sharing between entrepreneurs and accredited investors in the fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) industry. Tell your story, post updates about your milestones and achievements, share documents discreetly, and build relationships with relevant investors. Learn more  Emerge brands: login to the private portal to get started!

Natural Products Field Manual Eighth Edition

Authors Bob Burke & Rick McKelvey
"The book we wish we had when we were starting out"

Natural Products Field Manual Eighth Edition

Natural Products Field Manual Eighth Edition Authors Bob Burke & Rick McKelvey

  • 4 volumes, 44 chapters of “go to market” content enriched by the insights and commentary of 66 industry CEO’s, retailers, brokers, distributors and experts
  • Flash drive with directories of stores, buyers, brokers, distributors, budget models and PR lists
  • $100,000 in coupons for services,
  • Receive half-day consulting with Bob Burke that can be structured flexibly.

Ideal for anyone bringing natural, organic, specialty, or imported products to market. It pays for itself many, many times over. Not just for startups, the manual has been used by large mainstream companies, long time, experienced natural and specialty products companies, smaller organizations and many investors, consulates, consultants, publishers and educational institutions.

WeStock - The Crowdstocking Platform

Exclusive discount on your first year annual growth tier subscription with WeStock.

WeStock - The Crowdstocking Platform
WeStock makes it easy for your followers to vote for your product at their local retailers by streamlining the product request process. WeStock powers your outbound sales by turning product requests into new retail sales.
WeStock growth tier includes:

  • Branded request forms
  • Full access to your customized dashboard
  • Buyer contact information
  • Retail and distributor visibility
  • Customer notification services
  • Monthly consulting
  • Campaign links
  • Customized reporting

RangeMe

RangeMe is the leading product discovery and sourcing platform where retailers and suppliers discover, connect, and grow their business.
Emerge members receive exclusive discount on RangeMe Premium account.

RangeMe

RangeMe is the leading product discovery and sourcing platform where retailers and suppliers discover, connect, and grow their business. RangeMe has become even more vital to the CPG industry since the COVID-19 disruptions, as their online platform helps growing brands stay engaged with retailers.  Emerge members, log in to get started with RangeMe premium account.

Perishable Shipping Solutions

Perishable Shipping Solutions (PSS) is a pick & pack order fulfillment warehouse focused on eCommerce for perishable foods including frozen, refrigerated and chocolate products. PSS offers special onboarding benefit to Emerge members.

Perishable Shipping Solutions

Perishable Shipping Solutions (PSS) is a pick & pack order fulfillment warehouse focused on eCommerce for perishable foods including frozen, refrigerated and chocolate products. With warehouses located in Ohio and Nevada, PSS can service 93% of the US population with 2-Day ground shipping with FedEx.  Combined with eco-friendly packaging materials, PSS provides its customers with a cost economical way to scale in the fast growing direct-to-consumer market. Learn more Emerge brands, log in to your dashboard for more details.

Allison Ball Consulting

Retail Roadmap: 9-step guide to building a brand that will fly off the shelf
Masterclass: 3-step framework to growing your packaged food business

Allison Ball Consulting

Emerge mentor Alli Ball, former grocery buyer turned food business consultant, helps food industry professionals succeed in launching & growing their packaged food businesses. Through one-on-one consulting and her online group course, Retail Ready™, Alli helps producers understand what it takes to get their products on the retail shelf, and keep them there. She shares the behind-the-scenes secrets and thought process of wholesale buyers as they assess new products for their stores or online marketplace.  Emerge brands – login to access Retail Ready resources in the private portal!

Fairfield Partners

Executive search firm helping emerging brands secure exceptional talent for growth.

Fairfield Partners

Fairfield Partners performs executive search assignments for innovation driven growth companies in the information technology, consumer products and digital healthcare sectors. We are a retained firm focused on C-level executives through mid-level management roles.

As former operating executives in successful high growth companies, we understand the skills and cultural makeup necessary to thrive in this dynamic environment. We have leveraged this knowledge to help many CEO’s attract high impact performers to their teams.

We are driven by an uncompromising commitment to provide talent that helps our clients to achieve their vision. 

Learn More

Jebbit

Create interactive experiences (i.e. product match quiz, trivia, lookbook, survey, etc.) to increase engagement, open rates and/or onsite conversion while capturing 1st party data. Includes a customized consultation with Jebbit team.

Jebbit

Jebbit is a marketing platform that allows you to create beautifully branded, no code, interactive experiences that capture 1st party data.  Create experiences such as product matches, personality quizzes, trivia and live polling as ways to drive high engagement and data capture from consumers.

  • Create simple lead forms, surveys, landing pages and many forms of interactive experiences
  • Start with our template and then customize with your logo, colors, fonts and images
  • Build personalized journeys based on how consumers answer each question
  • Deploy across any channel via unique URL’s for tracking or QR codes
  • Capture the 1st party data attributes you need to personalize their experience
  • Optimize with real-time analytics

Crisp

Exclusive trial of Crisp data analytics, forecasting and demand planning platform

Crisp

In today’s fast-paced world, CPG retailers and suppliers need to be closely coordinated to ensure that business runs at speed and scale. Data has to be ready at any time, and this means the need to communicate dynamically and efficiently about sales activities, inventory levels, promotions, pricing, discounting, category performance, and more. With Crisp, retailers and distributors share a live, real-time feed of sales and inventory data all in one place – keeping shelves stocked and customers happy. Learn more.

proquo ai

Exclusive discount on annual subscription to brand management platform
Goal-setting sessions to plan and assess effectiveness of marketing activities
Consulting sessions to craft killer retailer sell-in stories leveraging consumer intelligence from platform

proquo ai

proquo ai is SaaS brand management platform using live consumer intelligence to understand value, diagnose unique strengths and opportunities for your brand, and get prescriptive guidance to improve your marketing effectiveness and grow your market share. Emerge brands, log in to get started with your demo and consultation.

ReposiTrak

Access to Compliance Management system.

Product discovery listing on ReposiTrak MarketPlace

ReposiTrak

Emerge Benefits:

  • Compliance Management subscription: manage your company’s regulatory and supply chain risk as you grow.
  • Product discovery listing on ReposiTrak MarketPlace: get discovered, meet new buyers and grow your sales. List your products in the fastest growing supplier discovery platform in the industry.

ReposiTrak provides suppliers with a robust, interoperable solution to protect their brands and be retail-ready for new and growing retailer relationships. The ReposiTrak platform includes: Compliance Management – a one-stop solution for automating management and compliance of required documents and regulatory records.  The solution receives, stores, and shares documentation; and generates dashboards and alerts for missing, expired or inaccurate records. Supply Chain Solutions – sell more, stock less and see everything with the suite of supply chain solutions from ReposiTrak. From scan-based trading, direct-store-delivery, store-level ordering and vendor managed inventory solutions, we work with you to create more sales, eliminate out-of-stocks, and reduce shrink with your retail partners. MarketPlace – enables suppliers to capitalize on their commitment to safety and transparency for new products, additional need, or simply to replace non-compliant suppliers which retailers or wholesalers may currently be using.

SQF Food Safety Fundamentals Program

Receive savings off the SQF Food Safety Fundamentals program

SQF Food Safety Fundamentals Program

For more information about the SQF Fundamentals Program and to learn more, contact Julie Pryor 

Global Recruiters of Madison

Confidential consultation to discuss your team’s resources and address the unique challenges you face in scaling your organization.

Special discount on your first search with Global Recruiters of Madison.

Global Recruiters of Madison

Global Recruiters of Madison (GRN) is an executive recruiting firm in the Natural Products Industry with expertise in the U.S., Canada, and Europe.

  • Since 2005, GRN has placed 500+ “difference makers” in sales, marketing, quality, operations, product development, regulatory, and the C-suite.
  • GRN partners with natural food, beverage, dietary supplement, and personal care brands ranging from founder-led start-ups to billion-dollar publicly traded companies.

Ready to expand your team by adding an industry “difference maker”? Not ready to hire yet, but interested in a conversation about your current team, goals and next steps? That’s what we’re here for! Emerge brands, log in to the private member portal to get started with GRN team.

Raveler

Exclusive trial of Raveler production management tools with on-boarding assistance.

Raveler

Raveler helps eliminate burnout for small food companies by offering simple solutions for production, inventory, and asset tracking. A lightweight, cloud-based alternative to big ERP platforms. Pick and choose the features that suit your needs: Inventory Control

  • Quick, easy counting.
  • Set pars at multiple locations.
  • Get emailed reports every time stock is counted.

Batch Management

  • Automatically generate batch numbers.
  • Track ingredient lots.
  • Easily record information to comply with regulatory authority.

Container Tracking

  • Use QR codes to scan and update status information for kegs, crates, and other durable assets.
  • Know exactly where your fleet is at any time.
  • Order labels through Raveler or print them yourself for free.

Moving Your Brand Up The Food Chain

Receive special discount on Emerge mentor, Patrick Nycz’s book “Moving Your Brand Up The Food Chain”

Moving Your Brand Up The Food Chain

Special Discount on Emerge mentor, Patrick Nycz’s book “Moving Your Brand Up The Food Chain”