Episode #26

George Gekas, Badalya

George Gekas is the CEO and co-founder of Badalya, a Melbourne-based food and beverage catalyst that specialises in scaling up food start-ups into national and global markets. 

Badalya provides individuals and small companies with mentors and a team of professional experts to guide them through the next stage of scaling up their validated business, in the shortest period of time, with the least amount of capital.

In this episode, you’ll learn when is the right time to think about scaling up your food and beverage business, how to find a suitable co-manufacturer and some critical ways of working you’d be wise to include in a co-manufacturing agreement. 

And in the Aftertaste section, you’ll learn 3 key lessons that could help you to work more effectively with a co-manufacturer.

Learn more about Badalya and connect with George on:

Many thanks to this episode’s sponsor, the Food Innovation Centre at Monash. 

Find out how they can help your business become more innovative: https://www.foodinnovationcentre.com.au

Want to learn more about how you could develop new products to drive growth in your food and beverage business? Try reading Susie’s Amazon Best-selling book.“Innovation Feast; Create new product ideas to feed your hungry business”.

Innovation Feast by Susie White

It’s available to purchase online at Amazon, Book Depository, Booktopia or via the website link below: