“Currently, we are the only brand of dressing’s, marinade, and sauces that DIRECTLY addresses the 1.5 million Americans diagnosed annually for heart disease.”
There are few condiment or sauce companies, big or small, that address the growing diet/health concerns facing many Americans: heart disease and co-mordbidity. A humble, Black-owned sauce+marinade conpany from Chicago hopes to challenge these ststistics and fight the odds. All without sacrificing quality and offering a fresher, healthier taste.
Welcome to Essie Marie’s.
Having worked in business management for 16 years, Essie Marie has experience managing other companies before and beyond her own. Resources are allocated on a need basis, as the company consists of a small team. Orders are fufilled on a first come, first serve basis and have yet to see competition, local or otherwise. For more information, be sure to check out Essie Marie’s to learn more about the health benefits and impact her business has had on the Chicago community.
“In the end, it took our initial team about eight months to turn a profit from starting the business. From there, we have scaled to five employees and are continuing to thrive.” Today, Essie Marie’s is a NYSE Entrepreneur of the Year Brand, in addition to having its five healthy sauces+marinades available in Kroger grocery chains nationwide.
Essie Marie’s currently advertises their sauce offerings on social media such as Facebook, Tiktok, Instagram, and Twitter. The company location was, and still is, Chicago due it being the founder’s birthplace and the first community she wished to introduce to her sauces.
Today, Essie Marie’s offers five varieties, available in grocery chains around the country. The founder says that starting out was completely different compared to today, where her company now has five employees with her sauces in midwest grocery chains. For more information, be sure to check out Essie Marie’s on social media.