Kheedim Oh is the founder of Mama O’s Kimchi, the brand that took the staple Korean fermented condiment and made it mainstream. On this episode of ITS, Kheedim tells Ali how he’s built Mama O’s from the ground up — starting with $50 and a skateboard to sellingo n Whole Foods shelves across the U.S. They discuss educating retail buyers and consumers about kimchi, and everything he’s learned along the way. And yes, Mama O’s is named after Kheedim’s mama.

Join Heritage Radio Network on Monday, November 11th, for a raucous feast to toast a decade of food radio. Our tenth anniversary bacchanal is a rare gathering of your favorite chefs, mixologists, storytellers, thought leaders, and culinary masterminds. We’ll salute the inductees of the newly minted HRN Hall of Fame, who embody our mission to further equity, sustainability, and deliciousness. Explore the beautiful Palm House and Yellow Magnolia Café, taste and imbibe to your heart’s content, and bid on once-in-a-lifetime experiences and tasty gifts for any budget at our silent auction. Tickets available now at heritageradionetwork.org/gala.

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