Tastefully Simple

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Tastefully Simple
IndustryDirect selling
Founded1995
HeadquartersAlexandria, Minnesota, United States
Websitetastefullysimple.com
 
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Tastefully Simple
IndustryDirect selling
Founded1995
HeadquartersAlexandria, Minnesota, United States
Websitetastefullysimple.com

Tastefully Simple is an American home tasting company featuring easy-to-prepare foods and gifts, which require two items or less to prepare (when prepared as package directs).

Products are offered through independent consultants at home tasting parties across the United States. More than 24,000 independent consultants sell Tastefully Simple products across the US, and more than 300 employees work at corporate headquarters. The company is a member of the Direct Selling Association[1] and the Better Business Bureau,[2] and partners with nonprofit organization, Share Our Strength.[3]

History[edit]

The company was founded by Jill Blashack Strahan in 1995. It first operated out of a small shed in Minnesota.

Awards[edit]

In 2000, Strahan was named an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year,[4] and in 2001 the company was named an Inc. 500 Fastest-Growing Company.[5] In 2005, the company was inducted into the Inc. 500 Hall of Fame.[6]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Direct Selling Association. "Direct Selling Organization Membership Directory Search Results". Retrieved May 30, 2012. 
  2. ^ Better Business Bureau. "Business Reviews". Retrieved May 30, 2012. 
  3. ^ Share Our Strength. "Our Partners, Tastefully Simple". Our Partners. Share Our Strength. Retrieved May 30, 2012. 
  4. ^ O'Dell, Holly. "2006 Minnesota Business Hall of Fame". Twin Cities Business. MSP Communications. Retrieved May 30, 2012. 
  5. ^ Inc. 500. "Company Profile". Inc. 500. Mansueto Ventures LLC. Retrieved May 30, 2012. 
  6. ^ Inc. 500. "Inc. 500 Hall of Fame". Inc. 500. Mansueto Ventures LLC. Retrieved May 30, 2012. 

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