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Maninis produces delicious & nutritious gluten free fresh pasta made with whole ancient grains for retail grocers and food services.

  • Stage $500K in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Food and Beverage
  • Location Kent, WA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded November 2010
  • Employees 16
  • Website

Company Summary

Maninis produces fresh gluten free pasta for those suffering from Celiac disease, gluten intolerance, those suffering from numerous auto-immune diseases and wellness-seekers. These individuals represent nearly 40% of the total North American population of 350 million people. Maninis' customers include all retail food segments: specialty natural grocers; supermarket chains; institutional food service; and the restaurant and hospitality industry.


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    James Edward Collins
    Co-Founder, CEO

    Mr. Collins is the co-founder and CEO of Maninis and chief food scientist. He
    also is gluten intolerant and must eat gluten-free foods. Over the past 3 years, he has
    worked to perfect the recipe that makes Maninis products truly unique and so widely
    recognized as the best tasting. Jim has an extensive leadership background and has
    worked and started a number of businesses in a number of industries, including food
    production and construction.

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    Donna Jean Collins
    Co-Founder, VP Sales & Marketing

    Donna is responsible for managing the Company's network of brokers, as well as maintaining and developing relationships with current and prospective distributors and retailers. Over 30 years of experience in sales and marketing, Donna is a former telecommunications executive involved in numerous startups. Donna earned her BA in English Literature from The Pennsylvania State University in State College, PA.

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    Brendan O'Farrell
    Finance, Business Development, and Administration

    Brendan O’Farrell is a Consulting Actuary with significant background in business development and financial management, as well as the food and hospitality industries. Previously, he was Chief Executive of HCM International, LLC, a global human resources and financial management consulting firm. He has authored or co-authored papers and texts on subjects ranging from performance management to stochastic mathematics, service quality, legislatio


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    V. Marc Droppert Esq., Of Counsel, Graham & Dunn
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