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Little Bird Chocolates

American Made Since 2013

Sara Meyer & Corey Meyer

Bayside, New York
We're an artisinal chocolate company based out of Queens, NY. Among other treats,we make Chocolate Covered Candied Jalapeños. Yup. Jalapeños.
Food,
New York

Tell us about your business.

Our oven broke. Instead of panicking, Sara grabbed a bag of Corey's favorite animal crackers, melted some chocolate and started dipping. Holiday gifts were saved! Sara invents her crazy recipes then convinces Corey to try them. Once they're perfected, the operations move to the commercial kitchen, where we manufacture our products. Then the 'selling' stage occurs. It's in quotations because the products really do sell themselves - all we have to do is let people taste. We foresee a wholesale operations based in Queens, NY but reaching the entire United States with our delectables. Our current goals include being on shelves of major retailers, specialty markets and perhaps a hotel or two. After that - we conquer the chocolate-MAKING world. One bean at a time.

What makes your business stand out?

Besides our AWESOME product line, it is our unique approach to the creativity in the kitchen that sets us apart. Mostly though, it's our Chocolate Covered Candied Jalapeños. Yes, I said Jalapeños.

What's the best business advice you've received?

Figure out your focus. Restructure as often as necessary. Take a deep breath. Find a great Mentor. Ask as many questions as you need to.
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  • Nominations
    June 3–Aug. 29, 2014

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  • Judging
    June 23–Sept. 9, 2014

    Judges will select finalists throughout this period.

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  • Online Voting
    Sept. 15–Oct. 13, 2014

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  • Winners Announced
    Oct. 17, 2014

    2014 Award Winners and Audience Choice Winner announced.

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  • American Made Event
    Nov. 7–8, 2014

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