Matt Bachmann is the Co-Founder of Wandering Bear Cold Brew, a business he started with his friend Ben Gordon while the two were at Columbia business school in 2014. Now available online and in stores in all 50 states, Wandering Bear started with direct to office sales, heading into retail stores only after Matt and Ben knew they were onto something. On this episode of In the Sauce, Matt and Ali talk about building the business strategically, the importance of omnichannel distribution in a crowded category, and the entrepreneurial addiction to adrenaline.Wandering bears never sleep. And neither do founders.

It's HRN's annual summer fund drive, this is when we turn to our listeners and ask that you make a donation to help ensure a bright future for food radio. Help us keep broadcasting the most thought provoking, entertaining, and educational conversations happening in the world of food and beverage. Become a member today! To celebrate our 10th anniversary, we have brand new member gifts available. So snag your favorite new pizza - themed tee shirt or enamel pin today and show the world how much you love HRN, just go to

In The Sauce is powered by Simplecast.