Susie Wyshak

Susie Wyshak


Susie Wyshak was the food and beverage writer for The Balance Small Business in 2015, drawing on her experience as a food business strategist, author, and speaker, with a goal of helping food entrepreneurs. She's the author of the 2014 book "Good Food, Great Business: How to Take Your Artisan Food Idea from Concept to Marketplace" ​which explains the steps to starting a food business. Her experience also includes working as a farmers' market seller, promoting farmers and artisan food crafters, and volunteering to kick off the U.S. Fair Trade Cocoa program.


Wyshak has a bachelor's degree in humanities from the University of California, Berkeley, and an MBA in marketing from San Francisco State University.

About The Balance Small Business and Dotdash

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