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Benjamin Bartley and Tom van Lambaart are the co-founders of Chum, a healthy snack food brand. The fruit products created at Chum are 100% wild, and 100% natural, they don’t use fake stuff. Chum takes real fruits as nature intended, and they carefully turn them into delicious bites. No artificial ingredients and no added sugars or colors.


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Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn: 

  • [0:40] Benjamin Bartley and Tom van Lambaart join Jeremy to talk about, Chumbites. 
  • [2:30] How did the guys develop their first version of the product? 
  • [4:30] Benjamin and Tom explain how they know each other and they share memories from their  journey. 

In this episode…

When was the last time you thought carefully about the food you choose to snack on? Let’s face it, most people don’t think through their snack options very carefully – but they should! On this episode of Inspired Insider, you’ll hear from entrepreneurs and business leaders, Benjamin Bartley and Tom van Lambaart. In their conversation with Jeremy, Benjamin and Tom open up about why they started Chum, how they developed their product, why they tied their product to conservation efforts, and much more. You don’t want to miss a minute of this fascinating and engaging episode featuring Benjamin and Tom’s story!

As a child growing up, did you ever hear your parents lecture you about keeping your teeth clean? While children often assume that parents just want to ruin their fun, the truth is – they are just trying to save money! From fillings to root canals – dental work isn’t cheap! One of the best ways to get kids to take care of their teeth is by adjusting their diet. Many children have several sweet and processed food products multiple times throughout their day. What if you could swap out a bag of Skittles for a more healthy option like an apple? Good news – you can! Chums offers a product that is high in fiber and slows down the absorption of sugars into the bloodstream, ensuring a more gradual release of energy. 

If you’ve been paying any attention to the trend among brands on the marketplace today – you’ll quickly realize that giving back is extremely important. Rather than just blindly trust big brands, most consumers these days are focused on making a positive impact. If a buyer has to choose between your product and a product that gives three percent of their proceeds to charity – chances are, they are going to want the competition! Thankfully, innovative brands like Chum who are leading the way when it comes to corporate responsibility. Chums donates 15% of their profits to Wild Aid. 

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