Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey in food and beverage but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Peter Brogi, Owner of Pete's Perfect Toffee LLC., located in Mountlake Terrace, WA, USA.

What's your business, and who are your customers?

Pete's Perfect Toffee is a family-owned company devoted to making folks happy with great candy. Starting with an old family recipe, we craft each batch by hand and use only quality, locally produced ingredients, from Guittard Chocolate to Washington State Butter. My customers are mostly from farmers' markets and local festivals.

Tell us about yourself

My body was worn down from manual labor, so I decided to start my own business.

What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?

Finally getting a website.

What's one of the hardest things that come with being a business owner?

One of the challenges of being a business owner is maintaining cash flow.

What are the top tips you'd give to anyone looking to start, run and grow a business today?

Get a business mentor.

Where can people find you and your business?


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