Women-Owned Businesses Getting a Shot At Fortune 500 Companies – Yahoo Finance

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Minneapolis, Minn., Aug. 27, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Women-owned businesses now have a direct way to meet with buyers from some of the largest global food and agriculture corporations, like Cargill, ADM, Mondelez, General Mills and Unilever, at the newly-launched IGNITE Business Expo. This inaugural event will take place on Wednesday, September 25 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., here at the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis.

Exhibiting companies must be majority women-owned businesses (51 percent or more ownership), and the product or service offered should be of use to a large corporation, or a food or agriculture company. Examples of such products include: eye wash stations, office supplies, professional training services, paper board, relocation services and temperature sensors. These companies are also looking for suppliers of soybeans, eggs, corn, dried fruit, spices, tea leaf, nuts, pasta and more. A more …

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