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One of the biggest challenges for any growing company is adhering to core ideals. For companies that strive to provide ethically sourced, fresh food, that challenge is especially difficult. These goals, from the outside, often seem to be incompatible with profits. Kojo chats with two businessmen who are trying to both offer Washingtonians and consumers around the country ethically-sourced food — and make money doing it.
- Mark Bittman Co-Founder, Purple Carrot; Former Food Columnist, New York Times
- Brett Schulman CEO, Cava Grill
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