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Grist & Toll

Grist & Toll will be the first local artisan flour mill, sourcing heritage grain, milling fresh to order for wholesale and retail sales.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Food and Beverage
  • Location Pasadena, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded July 2012
  • Employees 2
  • Website

Company Summary

Grist & Toll is revitalizing the artisan trade of freshly milled flour and bringing it back to the city center. We produce whole grain flour, freshly milled to order for restaurants, bakeries, gourmet food stores, and consumers. By using a stone mill and practicing whole grain milling, we create flour that is more nutritious and flavorful than current brands. Our customer base is made up of supporters of local, fresh and minimally processed food.


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    Nan Kohler
    Managing Partner

    Nan has over 15 years experience in the sales and marketing of luxury brand items, including fine wines. She has a successful track record of brand building and interfacing with all levels of potential accounts from small, independent retail shops to restaurants and large corporate stores such as Costco and Whole Foods. Her recent career switch to the baking industry as entrepreneur and pastry chef expanded her knowledge of the wholesale industry

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    Marti Noxon

    Marti has a long and successful career as a screenwriter in L.A. Her well established media connections will help Grist & Toll achieve high profile marketing attention through various outlets. Her formidable writing talent will be used to create website and marketing tools. In addition, her years of involvement in planning industry-related charitable events will aid in the company's community outreach goals.


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    Rick Citron
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    Johnson, Love & Associates