Daniel Staackmann is the founder of Upton’s Naturals – an independently owned producer of vegan foods founded in 2006. The company is focused on meat alternatives using innovative` ingredients such as wheat-based seitan and jackfruit. Upton’s Naturals sells its foods across the United States and around the world.

 

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

  • [0:40] Daniel Saackmann joins the podcast to talk about Upton’s Naturals. 
  • [3:15] Why Daniel decided to go vegan and create vegan products. 
  • [5:40] Daniel goes through the different products available in their store. 
  • [7:50] Bringing jackfruit to the marketplace. 
  • [10:00] Challenges that Daniel encountered along the way and how he overcame. 
  • [14:00] The proudest moment from Daniel’s career. 

In this episode…

Can you imagine what it would be like to never eat a steak, a plate of ribs, or a cheeseburger ever again? Does this scenario sound impossible, easy to accomplish, or somewhere in between? On this episode of Inspired Insider, you’ll hear from business leader and innovator, Daniel Staackmann. In his conversation with Jeremy, Daniel opens up about why he decided to become a vegan, how he grew his business over the years, challenges he has faced along the way, and much more. You’ll want to pay close attention to this fascinating episode featuring Daniel’s story!  

Have you ever had delicious tasting alternative meat products? Does delicious alternative meat products sound like a contradiction? It’s not! With the rise of global warming and increased concern around the topic of sustainability, leaders are looking for new ways to source food for the planet’s growing population. Stepping in with his take on a sustainable and delicious meat alternative is Daniel Staackmann. Working hard for decades in the non-meat alternative food marketing – Daniel has finally found a good replacement for most meats you eat daily. You can learn more about Daniel’s business and the line of products he has created by visiting his website located in the resources section at the end of this post. 

As a business leader, how do you respond to the phrase, “Slow growth?” Do you think of slow growth as a positive adjective or a negative one? If you are anything like most business leaders, you likely agree that slow growth is not a good sign. What if we changed the way we think about slow growth – could it be a good thing? While Daniel Staackmann set out to grow Upton’s Naturals quickly, reality had another idea in mind. Thankfully, slow growth enabled Daniel and his team to develop relationships and prepare his business as demand increased. 

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