Via. Chef Vicky Colas, Medium
Asa part of our series called “5 Things You Need To Create a Successful Food Line or Specialty Food”, I had the pleasure of interviewing Mark Patterson, Founder of Civilized Coffee.
Mark Patterson grew up Ballston Spa, a small town in upstate NY. After a short stint in the United State Navy (Nuclear Power School), Mark moved to Jacksonville Beach (Florida) where he began his career in the food service industry. After 20 years working in two different Chef owned restaurants, he shifted gears and started down the path of Entrepreneurship and Founded Naturally Smart Foods I in 2013 and later Civilized Coffee in 2017). As CEO of Civilized Coffee, he has grown the company from a single focus product line to a globally reaching coffee company with expanding product lines and partnerships. Read the full interview here.