Raised in Ghana, Essie Bartels came to the United States when she was 18 with a dream of working her way up the ranks in corporate America. Disheartened by the food she encountered in the U.S, she switched gears and created Essie Spice, a small-batch spice and sauce company inspired by the flavors of West Africa and history and knowledge passed down from three generations.

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