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Buy Local is a store-by-store program. As a result, Scales said she had to pitch her products to individual managers at each store.
The new “corporate planogram” Kroger account is the payoff for two years of work, she told Ingram.
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A Tennessee native, Scales spent 11 years in active duty in the U.S. Air Force, the last five of which was at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.
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Mutt’s, an all-purpose sauce, is based on a family recipe her late grandfather bequeathed to her in 2013.
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Scale started Mutt’s Sauce after partnering with a Dayton chapter of SCORE mentor.
That nonprofit organization provides free services to entrepreneurs and small business owners.
In 2017, Bob Evans Farms named Mutt’s Sauce a winner of the company’s “Heroes to CEOs” contest. Mutt’s Sauce and two other businesses were awarded a $25,000 business grant.
Writer Audrey Ingram is a social media and events coordinator for Dayton Tech Guide. Her organization supports Dayton entrepreneurs.