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Totally Bananas, Inc.

Totally Bananas manufactures dairy-free frozen banana novelties that meet the growing demand for healthy snack/dessert alternatives.

  • Stage $500K in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Food and Beverage
  • Location Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded June 2009
  • Employees 6
  • Website

Company Summary

Our current products consist of a full-size banana placed on a stick, dipped in dark chocolate and available with toppings, including peanut, coconut, and sprinkles. Our treats are wrapped for individual sale and packed 24 to a box. These are sold through distribution or direct to c-stores, pharmacies, theme attractions, zoos, events, movie theaters, restaurants, arenas, concessions, kosher markets, gourmet markets, and health food stores.


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    Chuck Jay Pheterson

    Mr. Pheterson has over 20 years experience with product management, marketing, channel development, business development, OEM relations, and leadership experience for a range of public and private companies. He has successfully brought hundreds of branded, OEM, and private-label products to market. He was a co-founder of a successful high-tech startup for which he had written a lucrative patent that was defended for roughly $20M.

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    Joel Kornbluth
    Vice President

    Mr. Kornbluth is a graduate of Yeshiva University with a degree in accounting. He co-founded and online retail business and provided leadership to a successful exit. Previously, as an equity trader for Schonfeld Securities and Opus trading fund LLC, he managed multi-million dollar capital accounts for a large equity trading firm. He employed statistical methods and risk management to identify trading opportunities in the equity markets.


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    Jeffery Pheterson
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    Mitchell Howard, CPA

Previous Investors

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    First Stage was self-funded
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    Second stage was funded by self and partner, Joel Kornbluth